The 23-player roster has been set by head coach Jill Ellis for the upcoming Tournament of Nations and Long Islanders Crystal Dunn and Allie Long will be again joining the U.S. Women’s National Team.
Dunn, Long and their 21 teammates will be heading to Kansas, Connecticut and Illinois through the end of the July and early August as part of a four-team tournament that includes Japan, Australia and Brazil.
The United States opens the Tournament of Nations on July 26 against Japan at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan. Kick off is 7 p.m. EDT. Three days later in East Hartford, Ct., the U.S. will take on Australia with kick off set for 7 p.m. The final match will be played on August 2 in Bridgeview, Ill., against Brazil. Game time is 7:30 p.m.
Japan, Australia and Brazil each have qualified for the 2019 World Cup in France. The U.S. will take part in CONCACAF qualification later this year.
2018 Tournament of Nations U.S. Roster (Caps/Goals)
GOALKEEPERS (3): 21-Adrianna Franch (Portland Thorns FC; 0/0), 24-Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride; 16/0), 1-Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars; 29/0)
DEFENDERS (6): 7-Abby Dahlkemper (NC Courage; 19/0), 12-Tierna Davidson (Stanford; 8/0), 11-Merritt Mathias (NC Courage; 1/0), 4-Becky Sauerbrunn (Utah Royals FC; 139/0), 14-Casey Short (Chicago Red Stars; 21/0), 22-Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns FC; 17/0)
MIDFIELDERS (8): 6-Morgan Brian (Chicago Red Stars; 75/6), 2-Julie Ertz (Chicago Red Stars; 61/15), 9-Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC; 51/5), 16-Rose Lavelle (Washington Spirit; 8/2), 10-Carli Lloyd (Sky Blue FC; 254/100), 3-Samantha Mewis (NC Courage; 36/7), 20-Allie Long (Seattle Reign FC; 39/6), 5-McCall Zerboni (NC Courage; 2/0)
FORWARDS (6): 19-Crystal Dunn (NC Courage; 64/23), 17-Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC; 133/19), 13-Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride; 142/86), 23-Christen Press (Utah Royals FC; 100/44), 15-Megan Rapinoe (Seattle Reign FC; 137/37), 8-Amy Rodriguez (Utah Royals FC; 131/30)