Three Spirit players named to U.S. WNT roster for 2019 April friendlies

Washington Spirit  |   March 21, 2019
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Boyds, Md. (March 21, 2019) – Washington Spirit midfielders Rose Lavelle and Andi Sullivan, and forward Mallory Pugh have been named to Jill Ellis’ 24-player U.S. Women’s National Team roster for the 2019 April friendlies. The two friendlies take place against Australia on April 4 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. (9 p.m. ET on FS1) and against Belgium on April 7 at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles (9 p.m. ET on ESPN2).

Lavelle enters the friendlies with 23 career international caps and six goals scored. Sullivan has 11 caps with the senior team, and Pugh has scored 13 goals in her first 48 caps with the USA.

U.S. WNT 2019 Australia & Belgium Friendlies Roster (Caps/Goals)

GOALKEEPERS (3): Adrianna Franch (Portland Thorns FC; 1/0), Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride; 20/0), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars; 41/0)

DEFENDERS (7): Abby Dahlkemper (NC Courage; 35/0), Tierna Davidson (Chicago Red Stars; 17/1), Crystal Dunn (NC Courage; 80/24), Ali Krieger (Orlando Pride; 98/1), Becky Sauerbrunn (Utah Royals FC; 153/0), Casey Short (Chicago Red Stars; 27/0), Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns FC; 30/0)

MIDFIELDERS (7): Julie Ertz (Chicago Red Stars; 77/18), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC; 64/7), Rose Lavelle (Washington Spirit; 23/6), Allie Long (Reign FC; 40/6), Samantha Mewis (NC Courage; 45/8), Andi Sullivan (Washington Spirit; 11/0), McCall Zerboni (NC Courage; 8/0)

FORWARDS (7): Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC; 146/27), Carli Lloyd (Sky Blue FC; 269/105), Jessica McDonald (NC Courage; 6/1), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride; 158/99), Christen Press (Utah Royals FC; 111/47), Mallory Pugh (Washington Spirit; 48/13), Megan Rapinoe (Reign FC; 149/43)


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