SEATTLE— (club release) Seattle Reign FC announced today its 25-player preseason roster ahead of its start to the 2017 NWSL season. The final roster will be announced on April 10th.
The updated roster includes 18 contracted players and the club’s 2017 NWSL College Draft picks Maddie Bauer, Katie Johnson, and Kristen McNabb. Bauer is currently not in camp with the club, as she has returned to Stanford University to resume classes.
Jessica Fishlock and Rebekah Stott are both now in camp with the club after delayed arrivals. Larissa Crummer and Diana Matheson have not yet reported to camp, but will join the team at a later date.
Reign FC’s first preseason match is scheduled for April 4th, when they visit the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) at SilverLakes in Norco, CA. Their second and final preseason match is at the University of Washington on April 8th at Husky Soccer Stadium. Admission to both scrimmages is free and open to the public.
2017 Seattle Reign FC Preseason Roster by Position
Goalkeepers (3): Haley Kopmeyer, Maddie Schiffel, Brianna Smallridge (NRI)
Defenders (10): Elli Reed, Merritt Mathias, Lauren Barnes, Rachel Corsie, Carson Pickett, Anjel Brown (NRI), Maddie Bauer (Out of Market), Kristen McNabb (Draft Pick), Rumi Utsugi, Rebekah Stott
Midfielders (9): Veronica Perez (NRI), Christine Nairn, Jordan Jesolva (NRI), Haley Rosen (NRI), Mimi Rangel (NRI), Lindsay Elston, Paige Nielsen (NRI), Jessica Fishlock, Diana Matheson (Out of Market)
Forwards (6): Beverly Yanez, Kiersten Dallstream, Megan Rapinoe, Nahomi Kawasumi, Katie Johnson (Draft Pick), Larissa Crummer (Out of Market)
Non-Roster Invitee (NRI)
General Manager & Head Coach: Laura Harvey
Assistant Coach: Sam Laity
Assistant Coach: Tracey Kevins
Assistant Coach: Ben Dragavon
Director of High Performance: Nick Leman
Head Athletic Trainer: Josh Williams
Seattle Reign FC season tickets, half-season match packs, and single match tickets for 2017 are now available. To purchase tickets, visit reignfc.com/tickets or call the Reign FC ticket office at (855) REIGN-FC.
About Seattle Reign FC
Seattle Reign FC is one of ten teams in the National Women’s Soccer League. The two-time winner of the NWSL Shield, Reign FC features world-class talent from around the world, including USWNT superstar Megan Rapinoe. Reign FC plays its home matches at Memorial Stadium, located in the shadow of the Space Needle on the Seattle Center campus. For more information about Reign FC please visit http://www.reignfc.com.