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NWSL opening day rosters announced

National Women’s Soccer League teams officially unveiled their opening day rosters on Monday. Below is a look at each team’s roster. Keep in mind that some some top players (especially in the Pacific Northwest) are unlisted or will start the year as inactive for a variety of reasons. The maximum active roster size is 20 players. Some teams only listed 18.

BOSTON BREAKERS

No. Player Pos. Ht. Birthdate Hometown College
21 Bianca D’Agostino D/M 5-3 01/11/1989 Longmeadow, Mass. Wake Forest
25 Jo Dragotta MID 5-8 02/11/1991 Tampa, Fla. University of Florida
23 Elizabeth Guess MID 5-7 01/11/1985 Athens, Ga. North Carolina
8 Julie King DEF 5-9 10/21/1989 St. Louis, Mo. Auburn
19 Adriana Leon FWD 5-2 02/10/1992 Maple, Ontario, Canada Florida
2 Sydney Leroux FWD 5-7 05/07/1990 Scottsdale, Ariz. UCLA
11 Joanna Lohman MID 5-5 06/26/1982 Silver Springs, Md. Penn State
14 Kia McNeill DEF 5-9 05/15/1986 Avon, Conn. Boston College
20 Mariah Noguiera MID 5-8 02/21/1991 Westminster, Calif. Stanford
9 Heather O’Reilly MID 5-5 01/02/1985 East Brunswick, N.J. North Carolina
24 Ashley Phillips GK 5-8 02/21/1986 Beverly, Mass. Clemson
10 Lianne Sanderson FWD 5-6 02/03/1988 Watford, England
22 Cecilia Santiago GK 5-8 10/19/1994 Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico
12 Katie Schoepfer FWD 5-8 11/10/1988 Waterford, Conn. Penn State
17 Kyah Simon FWD 5-4 06/25/1991 Quakers Hills, NSW, Sydney, Australia
4 Cat Whitehill DEF 5-7 02/10/1982 Birmingham, Ala. North Carolina
7 Rhian Wilkinson DEF 5-5 05/12/1982 Baie d’Urfé, QC, CAN Tennessee
5 Lisa-Marie Woods MID 5-1 05/23/1984 Tønsberg, Norway Middle Tennessee State

Head Coach: Lisa Cole
Assistant Coach: Maren Rojas
Goalkeeper Coach
Head Athletic Trainer: Dawn Purrington
Equipment Manager:
Team Administrator: Laura Doran

 

CHICAGO RED STARS

No. Player Pos. Ht. Birthdate Hometown College
7 Shannon Boxx MID 5-8 06/29/1977 Fontana, CA Notre Dame
6 Zakiya Bywaters M/F 5-1 07/24/1991 Las Vegas, NV UCLA
17 Lori Chalupny M/F 5-4 01/29/1984 St. Louis, MO University of North Carolina
9 Maribel Dominguez FWD 5-3 11/18/1978 Mexico City, Mexico N/A
15 Lauren Fowlkes D/F 5-10 07/06/1998 Kansas City, MO Notre Dame
10 Dinora Garza MID 5-3 01/24/1988 Reynosa, Mexico N/A
16 Hanna Gilmore FWD 5-4 03/07/1991 Spring, TX Baylor University
14 Taryn Hemmings DEF 5-7 04/26/1986 Greeley, CO University of Denver
3 Ella Masar FWD 5-5 04/03/1986 Urbana, IL University of Illinois
4 Alyssa Mautz MID 5-5 07/29/1989 St. Louis, MO Texas A&M
8 Jessica McDonald FWD 5-9 02/28/1988 Glendale, AZ University of North Carolina
1 Erin McLeod GK 5-9 02/29/1893 St. Albert, Canada Penn State University
5 Carmelina Moscato DEF 5-9 05/02/984 Mississauga, Canada Penn State University
12 Leslie Osborne MID 5-8 05/27/1983 Milwaukee, WI Santa Clara University
11 Rachel Quon DEF 5-2 05/21/1991 Lake Forest, IL Stanford University
18 Jackie Santacaterina DEF 5-8 12/29/1987 Geneva, IL University of Illinois
19 Julianne Sitch MID 5-3 09/15/1983 Oswego, IL DePaul University
20 Taylor Vancil GK 5-7 05/18/1991 Youngsville, NC Florida State University
13 Lydia Vandenbergh DEF 5-3 01/02/1984 Rochester, NY Florida State University
23 Michelle Wenino DEF 5-8 05/03/1987 Aurora, CO University of Colorado Boulder

Head Coach: Rory Dames
First Assistant Coach: Stephanie Foster
Second Assistant Coach: Christian Lavers
Goalkeeper Coach: Trae Manny
Head Athletic Trainer: Cherlyne Carlos, ATC, NASM-PES Team Doctor: Danielle Bass, MD
General Manager: Alyse LaHue

 

FC KANSAS CITY

No. Player Pos. Ht. Birthdate Hometown College
18 Nicole Barnhart GK 5-10 10/10/1981 Gilbertsville, PA Stanford
6 Jen Buczkowski MID 5-6 4/4/1985 Chicago, IL Notre Dame
12 Lauren Cheney FWD 5-9 9/30/1987 Indianapolis, IN UCLA
10 Renae Cuèllar FWD 5-6 6/24/1990 Bellflower, CA Oklahoma
17 Sinead Farrelly MID 5-5 11/16/1989 Havertown, CA University of Virginia
2 Melissa Henderson FWD 5-8 8/23/1989 Garland, TX Notre Dame
1 Bianca Henninger GK 5-6 10/221990 Los Gatos, CA Santa Clara University
8 Courtney Jones FWD 5-8 5/21/1990 Danville, CA Univ. of North Carolina
20 Katie Kelly DEF 5-9 6/2/1987 Kansas City, MO Marquette
7 Casey Loyd MID 5-6 2/23/1989 San Diego, CA Univ. of North Carolina
9 Merritt Mathias MID 5-6 7/2/1990 Birmingham, AL Texas A&M
19 Kristie Mewis MID 5-8 2/25/1991 Weymouth, MA Boston
13 Leigh Ann Robinson DEF 5-9 8/17/1986 San Diego, CA Univ. of San Diego
4 Becky Sauerbrunn DEF 5-7 6/6/1985 Denver, CO Univ. of Virginia
11 Desiree Scott MID 5-3 7/31/1987 Winninpeg, Manitoba Univ. of Manitoba
14 Lauren Sesselmann DEF 5-8 8/14/1983 Marshfield, WI Purdue
15 Erika Tymrak MID 5-5 8/7/1991 Bradenton, FL Univ. of Florida
16 Nia Williams DEF 5-4 9/19/1990 Roeland Park, KS Missouri State

Head Coach: Vlatko Andonovski
Assistant Coach: Huw Williams
Assistant Coach: Goran Karadzov
Goalkeeper Coach: Kelly Miller
Head Athletic Trainer: Fran Heisinger
Equipment Manager: Shawn duMers
Team Administrator: Charleen Keller

 

PORTLAND THORNS FC

No. Player Pos. Ht. Birthdate Hometown College
11 Jazmyne Avant DEF 5-3 01/30/1990 Coppell, Texas Florida
16 Rachel Buehler DEF 5-5 08/26/1985 Del Mar, Calif. Stanford
2 Marian Dougherty DEF 5-10 11/25/1984 Lakewood, Colo. Santa Clara
14 Becky Edwards MID 5-8 05/22/1988 Downington, Pa. Florida State
9 Danielle Foxhoven FWD 5-6 11/08/1989 Littleton, Colo. Portland
23 Adelaide Gay GK 5-6 11/03/1989 Skillman, N.J. North Carolina
8 Angie Kerr MID 5-5 03/29/1985 El Cajon, Calif. Portland
1 Karina LeBlanc GK 5-10 03/30/1980 Maple Ridge, B.C. Nebraska
10 Allie Long MID 5-8 08/13/1987 Northport, N.Y. North Carolina
7 Nikki Marshall DEF 5-7 06/02/1988 Mead, Colo. Colorado
13 Alex Morgan FWD 5-7 07/02/1989 Diamond Bar, Calif. Cal-Berkeley
4 Emilee O’Neil D/M 5-7 03/26/1983 Atlanta, Ga. Stanford
6 Meleana Shim MID 5-4 09/25/1991 Honolulu, Hawaii Santa Clara
18 Jessica Shufelt FWD 5-7 05/29/1990 Rochester, N.Y. Connecticut
12 Christine Sinclair FWD 5-9 06/12/1983 Burnaby, B.C. Portland
21 Nikki Washington FWD 5-4 08/01/1988 Mesquite, Texas North Carolina
20 Courtney Wetzel MID 5-7 02/25/1989 Puyallup, Wash. Oregon State
5 Kathryn Williamson DEF 5-6 08/01/1989 McKinney, Texas Florida

Head Coach: Cindy Parlow Cone
Assistant Coach: John Galas
Goalkeeper Coach: Nate Berry
Head Athletic Trainer: Sheila Tatsunami
Equipment Manager: Megan Lovich
Team Administrator: Sarah Aschwald

 

SEATTLE REIGN FC

No. Player Pos. Ht. Birthdate Hometown College
3 Lauren Barnes DEF 5-5 05/31/1989 Upland, Calif. UCLA
18 Michelle Betos GK 5-8 02/20/1988 Flushing, NY University of Georgia
5 Liz Bogus FWD 5-6 02/24/1984 Salt Lake City, UT Arizona State University
9 Tiffany Cameron FWD 5-5 10/16/1991 Toronto, Canada Ohio State University
25 Kiersten Dallstream DEF 5-6 03/05/1988 Fountain Hills, AZ Washington State University
4 Kate Deines DEF 5-11 07/17/1989 Issaquah, WA University of Washington
10 Jessica Fishlock MID 5-2 01/14/1987 Cardiff, Wales —
22 Victoria Frederick DEF 5-7 06/23/1989 Huntsville, Alabama University of Alabama
20 Haley Kopmeyer GK 5-11 06/28/1990 Troy, MI University of Michigan
6 Kaylyn Kyle MID 5-8 10/06/1988 Saskatoon, Canada University of Saskatchewan
14 Kristina Larsen FWD 5-6 06/16/1988 Mission Viejo, Calif. UCLA
21 Kristen Meier MID 5-5 02/08/1991 Alpharetta, GA Wake Forest University
19 Christine Nairn MID 5-6 09/25/1990 Annapolis, MD Penn State University
8 Teresa Noyola MID 5-2 04/15/1990 Palo Alto, Calif. Stanford University
16 Lyndsey Patterson FWD 5-2 12/07/1982 Kent, WA University of Tennessee
7 Elli Reed DEF 5-5 08/10/1989 Park City, UT University of Portland
13 Jenny Ruiz-Williams DEF 5-7 08/09/1983 Corona, Calif. University of Nevada
17 Lindsay Taylor FWD 5-7 10/25/1989 Redwood City, Calif. Stanford University
11 Keelin Winters MID 5-8 12/09/1988 Englewood, Calif. University of Portland
2 Emily Zurrer DEF 5-9 07/12/1987 Vancouver, Canada University of Illinois

Head Coach: Laura Harvey
Assistant Coach: Sam Laity
Goalkeeper Coach: TBD
Head Athletic Trainer: Kevin Kunde
Equipment Manager: Peter Webster
Team Administrator: Maryann Boddy

 

SKY BLUE FC

No. Player Pos. Ht. Birthdate Hometown College
9 Danesha Adams FWD 5’6” 6/6/1986 West Covina, CA UCLA
20 Ashley Baker GK 5’10” 3/15/1990 Lilburn, GA Georgia
10 Brittany Bock MID 5’7” 4/11/1987 Naperville, IL Notre Dame
13 Melanie Booth DEF 5’9” 8/24/1984 Burlington, Ontario, Canada Florida
1 Brittany Cameron GK 5’8” 12/3/1986 Dublin, CA San Diego
11 Lisa De Vanna FWD 5’2” 11/14/1984 Perth, Australia —–
4 Caitlin Foord DEF 5’5” 11/11/1994 Lake Illawarra, Australia —–
23 Katy Freels (Frierson) MID 5’6” 4/8/1990 Homewood, AL Auburn
2 CoCo Goodson DEF 5’11” 6/19/1990 Ramona, CA UC Irvine
5 Kendall Johnson DEF 5’5” 4/24/1991 Portland, OR Portland
18 Lindsi Lisonbee Cutshall DEF 5’10” 10/18/1990 Park City, UT BYU
21 Jill Loyden GK 5’10” 6/25/1985 Vineland, NJ Villanova
6 Taylor Lytle MID 5’2” 3/31/1989 Las Cruces, NM Texas Tech
22 Manya Makoski MID 5’4” 4/18/1984 Trumbull, CT Arizona State
8 Monica Ocampo FWD 5’1” 1/4/1987 Tehuixtla Morelos, Mexico —–
19 Kelley O’Hara FWD 5’5” 8/4/1988 Fayetteville, GA Stanford
3 Christie Rampone DEF 5’6” 6/24/1975 Manasquan, NJ Monmouth
7 Nayeli Rangel MID 5’7” 2/28/1992 Guadalupe, Monterrey, Mexico —–
16 Sophie Schmidt MID 5’7” 6/28/1988 Abbotsford, BC, Canada Portland
25 Madeleine Thompson DEF 5’8” 4/24/1991 Corvallis, OR Stanford

Head Coach: JIM GABARRA
Assistant Coach: ERWIN VAN BENNEKOM
Goalkeeper Coach: NATE KIPP
Head Athletic Trainer: LEANDRA PRICE
Equipment Manager: DAVID JONES
Team Administrator: MIKE MULDOON

 

WASHINGTON SPIRIT

# Player POS HEIGHT BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN COLLEGE
5 Candace Chapman DEF 5’7″ 4/2/83 Ajax, Ontario Notre Dame
15 Robyn Gayle DEF 5’7″ 10/31/85 Mississauga, Ontario North Carolina
1 Ashlyn Harris GK 5’9″ 10/19/85 Satellite Beach, FL North Carolina
4 Domenica Hodak DEF 5’4″ 8/20/91 West Sayville, NY Maryland
23 Tori Huster MID 5’5″ 9/23/89 Cincinnati, OH Florida State
18 Chantel  Jones GK 5’11” 7/20/88 Midlothian, VA Virginia
11 Ali Krieger DEF 5’6″ 7/28/84 Woodbridge, VA Penn State
6 Lori Lindsey MID 5’5″ 3/19/80 Indianapolis, IN Virginia
8 Diana Matheson MID 5’1″ 4/6/84 Oakville, Ontario Princeton
14 Tiffany McCarty FWD 5’4″ 12/14/90 Laurel, MD Florida State
10 Caroline Miller FWD 5’5″ 7/16/91 Rockville, MD Virginia
22 Stephanie Ochs MID 5’9″ 8/21/90 San Diego, CA San Diego
13 Julia Roberts MID 5’9″ 2/7/91 Germantown, MD Virginia
24 Jasmyne Spencer FWD 5’1″ 8/27/90 Bay Shore, NY Maryland
3 Kika Toulouse DEF 5’6″ 5/3/89 Arlington, VA Virginia
9 Ingrid Wells MID 5’2″ 3/29/89 Upper Montclair, NJ Georgetown
2 Colleen Williams FWD 5’5″ 8/29/90 Titusville, NJ Dayton
7 Lupita (Teresa)  Worbis MID 5’3″ 12/12/83 Mexico

Head Coach: Mike Jorden
Assistant Coach: Kris Ward
Assistant Coach: German Peri
Goalkeeper Coach: Lloyd Yaxley
Head Athletic Trainer: Emily Fortunato
Equipment Manager: Marisa Hill
Team Administrator: Ashlee Comber

 

 

WESTERN NEW YORK FLASH

No. Player Pos. Ht. Birthdate Hometown College
22 Amy Barczuk DEF 5-10 10/28/1990 Centennial. CO Univ. of Colorado
15 Vicki DiMartino FWD 5-7 9/04/1991 Long Island, NY Boston College
24 Adrianna Franch GK 5-8 11/12/1990 Salina, KS Oklahoma State
14 Sarah Huffman MID 5-4 3/05/1984 Danbury, CT Univ. of Virginia
12 Estelle Johnson DEF 5-6 7/21/1988 Fort Collins, CO Univ. of Kansas
4 Samantha Kerr FWD 5-8 9/10/1993 Perth, Australia
10 Carli Lloyd MID 5-7 7/16/1982 Delran Township, NJ Rutgers University
3 Bryana McCarthy DEF 5-1 10/13/1991 Scarborough, ONT West Virginia University
19 Melinda Mercado DEF 5-10 3/19/1990 Sapulpa, OK Oklahoma State
17 Veronica Perez MID 5-2 5/18/1988 Hayward, CA Univ. of Washington
16 Katherine Reynolds DEF 5-8 9/14/1988 San Clemente, CA Santa Clara University
23 Jodi-Ann Robinson MID 5-9 4/17/1989 Saint Ann Bay, JAM Univ. of West Florida
2 Alex Sahlen DEF 5-5 9/25/1982 Williamsville, NY Niagara University
6 Angela Salem MID 5-5 7/24/1988 Copely, OH Francis Marion University
8 Adriana Martin FWD 5-9 11/7/1986 Aragon, Spain
1 Pamela Tajonar GK 5-7 12/2/1984 Cuernavaca, MEX
13 Brittany Taylor DEF 5-8 9/18/1987 Campbell Hall, NY UConn
20 Abby Wambach FWD 5-11 6/2/1980 Rochester, NY Univ. of Florida
5 Kim Yokers MID 5-6 5/24/1982 Seattle, WA Univ. of California
7 McCall Zerboni MID 5-4 12/13/1986 Camarillo, CA UCLA

Head Coach: Aaran Lines
Assistant Coach/ Goalkeeper Coach: Scott Vallow
Assistant Coach: Pedro Losa
Strength and Conditioning Coach: Demeris Johnson
Head Athletic Trainer: Ryan Lail
Equipment Manager: Bill Hare
Assistant General Manager: Mike Cipolla

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