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Thorns FC Announce 2020 Preseason Roster

March 9, 2020 - National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) - Portland Thorns FC News Release

PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC today announced their 2020 preseason roster as the team opened training camp.

For a fifth consecutive season, Portland will play host to a preseason tournament. The Thorns Spring Invitational presented by Tillamook March 29-April 4 at Providence Park features the U.S. U-23 Women's National Team, OL Reign and the Chicago Red Stars.

Opening the first day of the tournament on March 29, Portland and Chicago will square off at 5 p.m. (Pacific). Thorns FC play host to the U.S. U-23 WNT on April 1 at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific) and conclude the preseason tournament against OL Reign on April 4 at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific).

Tickets for the tournament are included in Thorns FC Annual Memberships. Individual tickets are on sale now online at www.thornsfc.com. Full tournament ticket packages are also available for purchase online.

Thorns FC open the 2020 regular season against Utah Royals FC on Saturday, April 18, at Providence Park; kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. (Pacific).

2020 Thorns FC Preseason Roster

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

Defenders (10): Ellie Carpenter (INTL-AUS, NYR), Kelli Hubly, Meghan Klingenberg, Emily Menges (NYR), Meaghan Nally (CDP), Madison Pogarch, Katherine Reynolds, Becky Sauerbrunn (FED-USA, NYR), Autumn Smithers (NRI), Christen Westphal

Midfielders (8): Celeste Boureille (NYR), Katy Byrne (NRI), Tobin Heath (FED-USA, NYR), Lindsey Horan (FED-USA, NYR), Emily Ogle, Rocky Rodriguez (INTL-CRI, NYR), Angela Salem (NYR), Gabby Seiler

Forwards (8): Simone Charley (NYR), Marissa Everett (NRI), Tyler Lussi, Miciah Madison (NRI), Anika Rodriguez (NRI), Christine Sinclair (FED-CAN, NYR), Sophia Smith (NYR), Morgan Weaver (CDP)

Key:

CDP - 2020 NWSL College Draft pick

NRI - Non-roster invitee

NYR - Not yet reported to camp

FED - Federation Player

INTL - International Player


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