USWNT HC Jill Ellis names preli roster for SHEBELIEVES Cup

By Sean McCaffery, February 14, 2018

Feb 19 will see the USWNT off to Orlando for camp in advance of the Cup to open March 1. Locally the games wil be played March 4 beginning at noon as France faces USA followed by Germany v England. 

Players with local ties include, Abby Dahlkemper, Lynn Williams & Crystal Dunn of RVC, coached at NC by Paul Riley, Kelly O'Hara ex Sky Blue player, Taylor Smith, Mallory Pugh, Ashley Hatch & Andi Sullivan playing for Jim Gabarra with the Spirit, Savannah McCkaskill & Carli Lloyd now of Sky Blue, Allie Long of Norhport now with Seattle Reign and doing many local soccer events on Long Island this off season. 

This roster will be finalized to 23 by the end of camp before they are off to Colombus. The SheBelieves Hero contest well covered here continues for a few more days until the 19th of Feb. March 3 will see the first SheBelieves Summit in NYC, how to get into this was explained earlier. Sky BLue player, Lloyd is the most capped player in camp with 247 and is 2 goals shy of the 100 goal milestone, the closest to her is Alex Morgan with 81. With 2 goals this year, Mallory Pugh has the lead for the year.