NEWS: Sauerbrunn, O’Reilly named to USWNT training camp roster

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Updated: June 23, 2016
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CHICAGO (June 23, 2016) —  Becky Sauerbrunn and Heather O’Reilly were named to the 24-player U.S. Women’s National Team’s training camp roster ahead of the South Africa on July 9 at Soldier Field in Chicago. The game will start at noon and will be shown on FS1.

This will be the USA’s second-to-last match before leaving for Brazil. The send-off game will take place on at 8 p.m. on July 22 at Children’s Mercy Park.

South Africa qualified for its seconding consecutive Olympic Women’s Soccer Tournament and was drawn into Group E with Brazil, China and Sweden. South Africa did not advance out of its group in the 2012 Olympics.

The team is 12-0-1 in 2016 with 47 goals scored and just four allowed. The USA is 6-0-0 historically at Soldier Field with a 6-1 victory against New Zealand most recently on Aug. 12, 2007.

Tickets for the match in Chicago are on sale through ussoccer.com, by phone at 1-800-745-3000 and at Ticketmaster locations throughout Chicagoland.

 

The full roster is below:

GOALKEEPERS (3): Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars), Hope Solo (Seattle Reign FC)

DEFENDERS (9): Whitney Engen (Boston Breakers), Jaelene Hinkle (Western New York Flash), Julie Johnston (Chicago Red Stars), Meghan Klingenberg (Portland Thorns FC), Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit), Gina Lewandowski (FC Bayern Munich), Kelley O’Hara (Sky Blue FC), Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City), Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns FC)

MIDFIELDERS (8): Morgan Brian (Houston Dash), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC), Carli Lloyd (Houston Dash), Allie Long (Portland Thorns FC), Megan Rapinoe (Seattle Reign FC), Samantha Mewis (Western New York Flash), Heather O’Reilly (FC Kansas City)

FORWARDS (4): Crystal Dunn (Washington Spirit), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride), Christen Press (Chicago Red Stars), Mallory Pugh (Real Colorado)