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October 6, 2014 at 8:47 AM

Three Reign FC players make USWNT roster

Reign FC goalkeeper Hope Solo, midfielder Megan Rapinoe and forward Sydney Leroux have all been named to the U.S. women’s national team roster for this month’s CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.

The USWNT, which has 22-1-0 all-time in CONCACAF qualifying, will be begin the fight for three automatic berths to the 2015 World Cup in Canada beginning Oct. 15 in Kansas City.

11 players on the roster have previous USWNT qualifying experience, including Solo and Rapinoe, and Leroux is the team’s leading scorer so far this year.

The full roster release is below:

GOALKEEPERS (2): Ashlyn Harris (Washington Spirit), Hope Solo (Seattle Reign FC)

DEFENDERS (7): Crystal Dunn (Washington Spirit), Whitney Engen (Houston Dash), Meghan Klingenberg (Houston Dash), Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit), Kelley O’Hara (Sky Blue FC), Christie Rampone (Sky Blue FC), Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Morgan Brian (Virginia), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC), Lauren Holiday (FC Kansas City), Carli Lloyd (WNY Flash), Heather O’Reilly (Boston Breakers), Megan Rapinoe (Seattle Reign FC)

FORWARDS (5): Sydney Leroux (Seattle Reign FC), Alex Morgan (Portland Thorns FC), Christen Press (Chicago Red Stars), Amy Rodriguez (FC Kansas City), Abby Wambach (WNY Flash)

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