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Three Royals Added To U.S. Women’s National Team January Camp Roster

Dec 27, 2019, 11:52 AM
Christen Press - Becky Sauerbrunn - USWNT...
Becky Sauerbrunn #4 of the United States perpares to pass the ball to Christen Press #23 against Ireland in the second half of their international friendly match on May 10, 2015 at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. The U.S. won 3-0. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
(Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Three members of the Utah Royals FC squad were added to the January camp roster of the U.S. Women’s National Team.

U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Vlatko Andonovski named three Royals to the team’s 28-player roster on Friday, December 27.

Christen Press, Becky Sauerbrunn, and Kelley O’Hara will present the Royals in the USA’s January training camp.

“The players are coming off their break, so I know everyone will be excited, rested, refreshed and ready to tackle our next goals, which are having a productive training camp and preparing for Olympic Qualifying,” said Andonovski. “A long-time strength of this team has been the internal competition on the training field and our coaching staff is looking forward to seeing that during camp as it will help us pick the best team to take to qualifying and try to earn our berth to Tokyo.”

 

The forward and two defenders were members of the USWNT’s 2019 FIFA World Cup championship squad. Each player has played in two World Cup tournaments.

Press has posted 123 appearances for the national team. During her time with Team USA, Press has recorded 49 goals and 30 assists. The forward has played for the Royals since 2018.

Sauerbrunn has played in 164 matches for the United States. She’s recorded 7 assists in those appearances. Sauerbrunn has been a member of the Utah Royals FC since 2017.

O’Hara has appeared in 124 matches for Team USA. During those matches, she’s scored two goals and recorded 17 assists. O’Hara’s played for Utah since 2018.

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