Boyds, MD (February 15, 2018) – Washington Spirit rookie midfielder/defender Rebecca Quinn has been named to the Canada Women’s National Team roster for the 2018 Algarve Cup, coming up February 28 – March 7 in Portugal.
Drawn into Group B, Canada will face Sweden in its opening match on February 28 at 1:00 p.m. ET at Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, followed by Russia on March 2 at 1:00 p.m. ET at Estádio Algarve, and Korea Republic on March 5 at 9:00 a.m. ET at Lagos Municipal Stadium. All teams will play a fourth match on March 7 to determine the tournament standings.
Washington recently selected Quinn with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2018 NWSL College Draft, out of Duke University. Quinn is coming off a senior season at Duke in which she was named a United Soccer Coaches First Team All-American, and helped the Blue Devils reach their fourth NCAA College Cup.
Quinn represented Canada in the 2016 Rio Olympics, helping lead the team to the bronze medal. The 22-year-old will compete in the Algarve Cup for a second straight year, entering the 2018 event with 33 career international caps, including 15 starts. She has scored three goals and assisted two others so far in her young career with the senior national team.
Canada Soccer Women’s National Team 2018 Algarve Cup Roster
Head Coach Kenneth Heiner-Møller
- GK Stephanie Labbe, age 31, from Stony Plain, AB
- GK Erin McLeod, age 34, from St. Albert, AB/ FC Rosengård (Damallsvenskan)
- GK Kailen Sheridan, age 22, from Whitby, ON/Sky Blue FC (NWSL)
- FB Lindsay Agnew, age 22, from Kingston, ON/ Houston Dash (NWSL)
- FB Allysha Chapman, age 29, from Courtice, ON/ North Carolina Courage (NWSL)
- FB Ashley Lawrence, age 22, from Caledon, ON/Paris Saint German (Division 1 Féminine France)
- FB Shannon Woeller, age 28, from Vancouver, BC/ FF USV Jena (Frauen-Bundesliga)
- CB Shelina Zadorsky, age 25, from London, ON/ Orlando Pride (NWSL)
- CB Kadeisha Buchanan, age 22, from Brampton, ON/ Olympique Lyonnais (Division 1 Féminine France)
- M/CB Rebecca Quinn, age 22, from Toronto, ON/ Washington Spirit (NWSL)
- M Maegan Kelly, age 25, from Kansas City, MO & Toronto, ON/ FC Kansas City (NWSL)
- M Desiree Scott, age 30, from Winnipeg, MB/ Utah Royals FC (NWSL)
- M Sophie Schmidt, age 29, from Abbotsford, BC/ FFC Frankfurt (Frauen-Bundesliga)
- M Jessie Fleming, age 19, from London, ON/UCLA (NCAA)
- M Diana Matheson, age 33, from Oakville, ON/Utah Royals FC (NWSL)
- M Julia Grosso, age 17, from Vancouver, BC / Vancouver Whitecaps FC Girls Elite/ Canada Soccer Regional EXCEL Super Centre (British Columbia)
- F Christine Sinclair, age 34, from Burnaby, BC/ Portland Thorns (NWSL)
- F Deanne Rose, age 18, from Alliston, ON/ University of Florida Gators (NCAA)
- F Janine Beckie, age 23, from Highlands Ranch, CO/ Sky Blue FC (NWSL)
- F Adriana Leon, age 25, from King City, ON/ Sky Blue FC (NWSL)
- F Nichelle Prince, age 22, from Ajax, ON/ Houston Dash (NWSL)
- F Jordyn Huitema, age 16, from Chilliwack, BC/ Vancouver Whitecaps FC Girls Elite/ Canada Soccer Regional EXCEL Super Centre (British Columbia)
- F Jenna Hellstrom, age 22, from Sudbury, ON/ FC Rosengård (Damallsvenskan)