As the National Women’s Soccer League opens its 2019 season on April 13, several players with connections to the Long Island and New York Metropolitan area are on the active roster of several teams.
The defending league champions North Carolina Courage open the new season led by head coach Paul Riley, who has long been active in the Long Island soccer community in Albertson.
North Carolina’s roster features a trio of local players including U.S. Women’s National Team member Crystal Dunn of Rockville Centre, East Islip’s Cari Roccaro and Meredith Speck of Rockville Centre.
In Utah, Manhattan’s Rebecca Moros will suit up for Utah Royals FC.
Check SleterFC.com weekly for updates on local players in the NWSL.