Women add play­ers

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - THE SECOND PAGE -

De­fender Ali Krieger, who is near­ing her 100th in­ter­na­tional ap­pear­ance, has been named to the U.S. women’s na­tional team ros­ter for the up­com­ing Tour­na­ment of Na­tions. Krieger was not on the ros­ter for two games in Europe last month. She has 98 na­tional team ap­pear­ances. Coach Jill El­lis called up 23 play­ers for the tour­na­ment that kicks off July 27 in Seat­tle and also stops in San Diego and Car­son, Calif. Vet­eran mid­field­ers Me­gan Rapi­noe and Carli Lloyd, de­fender Becky Sauer­brunn and for­ward Alex Mor­gan were in­cluded on the ros­ter. Mid­fielder Mar­garet Purce got her first na­tional team call-up.

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