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NWSL Challenge Cup rosters are in

Which players will NWSL teams bring to Utah?

It’s been hard to discuss the NWSL Challenge Cup as it approaches so quickly, and with some information vacuums keeping fans guessing. But today at least we’ll know each team’s final roster. There will probably be a mix of motives here, from winning the tournament as the top or only priority, to just getting players some experience and worrying about next year. Obviously, there are some USWNT players sitting out for various reasons. Some teams will be closer to full strength, short preseason notwithstanding, and some are working with slightly more experimental rosters.

Here’s who each team is bringing to Utah:

Chicago Red Stars

Goalkeepers (3): Emily Boyd, Cassie Miller, Alyssa Naeher (FED-USA)

Defenders (11): Camryn Biegalski, Julia Bingham, Tierna Davidson (FED-USA), Hannah Davison, Julie Ertz (FED-USA), Zoey Goralski, Sarah Gorden, Zoe Morse, Kayla Sharples, Casey Short (FED-USA), Bianca St. Georges

Midfielders (7): Morgan Brian (FED-USA), Danielle Colaprico, Vanessa DiBernardo, Savannah McCaskill, Yuki Nagasato (INT-JPN), Cassie Rohan, Ella Stevens

Forwards (7): Makenzy Doniak, Rachel Hill, Katie Johnson, Sarah Luebbert, Zoe Redei, Michele Vasconcelos, Kealia Watt

Houston Dash

Goalkeepers (3): Jane Campbell, Amanda Dennis, Lindsey Harris

Defenders (5): Allysha Chapman, Katie Naughton, Megan Oyster, Ally Prisock, Erin Simon

Midfielders (8): Shea Groom, Haley Hanson, Cece Kizer, Kristie Mewis, Christine Nairn, Cami Privett, Sophie Schmidt, Bri Visalli

Forward (8): Bridgette Andrzejewski, Rachel Daly (INT), Jamia Fields, Veronica Latsko, Maegan Kelly, Kayla McCoy, Nichelle Prince, Katie Stengel

OL Reign

Goalkeepers (3): Michelle Betos, Casey Murphy, Carly Nelson

Defenders (10): Lauren Barnes, Amber Brooks, Alana Cook, Steph Cox, Machaela George, Madison Hammond, Celia Jiménez Delgado (INT), Adrienne Jordan, Kristen McNabb, Taylor Smith

Midfielders (8): Morgan Andrews, Shirley Cruz (INT), Jess Fishlock, Kelcie Hedge, Allie Long (FED), Rebecca Quinn (INT), Dani Weatherholt, Rosie White (INT)

Forwards (7): Bethany Balcer, Sofia Huerta, Darian Jenkins, Mariah Lee, Nicole Momiki, Jasmyne Spencer, Jodie Taylor

Portland Thorns

Goalkeepers (3): Bella Bixby, Britt Eckerstrom, Adrianna Franch (FED-USA)

Defenders (9): Kelli Hubly, Meghan Klingenberg, Emily Menges, Meaghan Nally (CDP), Madison Pogarch, Katherine Reynolds, Becky Sauerbrunn (FED-USA), Autumn Smithers, Christen Westphal

Midfielders (6): Celeste Boureille, Lindsey Horan (FED-USA), Emily Ogle, Rocky Rodríguez (INTL), Angela Salem, Gabby Seiler

Forwards (7): Simone Charley, Marissa Everett, Tyler Lussi, Anika Rodriguez, Christine Sinclair (FED-CAN), Sophia Smith (CDP), Morgan Weaver (CDP)

North Carolina Courage

Goalkeepers (3): Stephanie Labbé (FED/CAN), Samantha Murphy, Katelyn Rowland

Defenders (11): Lindsay Agnew, Abby Dahlkemper (FED/USA), Jaelene Daniels, Abby Erceg, Hailey Harbison, Kaleigh Kurtz, Hailie Mace, Merritt Mathias (45-Day DL), Addisyn Merrick (CDP), Sinclaire Miramontez (CDP), Ryan Williams

Midfielders (7): Debinha (INT), Crystal Dunn (FED/USA), Samantha Mewis (FED/USA), Lauren Milliet, Denise O’Sullivan (INT), Cari Roccaro, Meredith Speck

Forwards (5): Kristen Hamilton, Jessica McDonald, McKenzie Meehan, Ally Watt (CDP), Lynn Williams

Sky Blue FC

Goalkeepers (4): Didi Haracic, Megan Hinz, Amanda “Mandy” McGlynn, Kailen Sheridan (FED-CAN)

Defenders (7): Sabrina Flores, Mandy Freeman, Estelle Johnson, Gina Lewandowski, Kaleigh Riehl, Erica Skroski, Chantelle Swaby

Midfielders (11): Cassidy Benintente, Nicole Baxter, Jennifer Cudjoe (INT-GHA), Elizabeth Eddy, Naho Kawasumi (INT-JPN), Margaret “Midge” Purce, Domi Richardson, Madison Tiernan, Sarah Woldmoe, Kenie Wright, McCall Zerboni

Forwards (4): Imani Dorsey, Paige Monaghan, Ifeoma Onumonu, Evelyne Viens (INT-CAN)

Utah Royals

Goalkeepers (3): Nicole Barnhart, Abby Smith, Melissa Lowder

Defenders (10): Elizabeth Ball, Rachel Corsie, Taylor Leach, Gaby Vincent, Katie Bowen, Kelley O’Hara (FED-USA), Mallory Weber, Marissa Sheva, Michelle Maemone, Maddie Nolf

Midfielders (8): Vero Boquete (INT), Diana Matheson (FED-CAN), Desiree Scott (FED-CAN), Chestley Strother, Lo’eau Labonta, Aminata Diallo (INT), Gunny Jonsdottir, Kate Del Fava (CDP)

Forwards (7): Brittany Ratcliffe, Amy Rodriguez, Arielle Ship, Tziarra King (CDP), Taylor Lytle, Holly Daugirda, Raisa Strom-Okimoto

Washington Spirit

Goalkeepers (3): Aubrey Bledsoe, Devon Kerr, Katie Lund

Defenders (8): Tegan McGrady, Sam Staab, Paige Nielsen, Jenna Hellstrom, Brooke Hendrix, Tori Huster, Kaiya McCullough (CDP), Natalie Jacobs (CDP)

Midfielders (8): Dorian Bailey, Jaye Boisierre, Jordan DiBiasi, Meggie Dougherty Howard, Rose Lavelle (FED-USA), Meghan McCool, Jessie Scarpa, Andi Sullivan

Forwards (7): Averie Collins (CDP), Bayley Feist, Ashley Hatch, Katie McClure (CDP), Ashley Sanchez (CDP), Crystal Thomas, Kumi Yokoyama

FED- Federation
INT- International
CDP- College Draft Pick