Earlier today Reign FC announced its updated 31-player preseason roster. The preseason roster now includes 23 players under contract and 6 non-roster invitees.
Changes to the roster include the departure of three non-roster invitees: goalkeeper Kori Butterfield, defender Siobhan McDonough, and forward Summer Mason.
Midfielder Jess Fishlock remains on loan to Olympique Lyonnais, while Australian defender Steph Catley is expected to arrive in Seattle on Wednesday, March 20.
2019 Reign FC Preseason Roster by Position
Goalkeepers (4): Michelle Betos, Kelsey Dossey (NRI), Scout Watson (NRI), Lydia Williams
Defenders (7): Lauren Barnes, Steph Catley (NYR), Celia Jimenez Delgado, Kristen McNabb, Theresa Nielsen, Megan Oyster, Christen Westphal
Midfielders (8): Morgan Andrews, Jessica Fishlock (NYR – ON LOAN), Elise Kellond-Knight, Allie Long (FED), Morgan Proffitt, Rumi Utsugi, Beverly Yanez, Sakky Yoshida (NRI)
Forwards (10): Bethany Balcer (NRI), Jorian Baucom (NRI), Kiersten Dallstream, Shea Groom, Darian Jenkins, Jaycie Johnson, Emma Kete (NRI), Megan Rapinoe (FED), Jasmine Spencer, Jodi Taylor
Non-Roster Invitee (NRI)
U.S. Soccer Federation Player (FED)
Not Yet Reported to Camp (NYR)
Reign FC will head to Portland this Saturday, March 23
On Saturday Reign FC will head to Portland for three preseason friendlies at Merlo Field: the club will face the U.S. Women’s National Team U23s on Sunday, March 24 at 11:30 a.m. PT, the Chicago Red Stars on Wednesday, March 27 at 1:30 p.m. PT, and the Portland Thorns on Saturday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. PT.
The club’s final preseason friendly will be against the University of Washington at Husky Soccer Stadium on Friday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. PT.
Reign FC will begin the 2019 NWSL Regular Season with a match on the road against the Houston Dash on Sunday, April 14 at 3:00 p.m. PT. Reign FC will play its first home match at Cheney Stadium on Sunday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. PT against the Orlando Pride.