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Thorns FC exercise 2017 contract options on 10 players

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Thorns FC today announced that the club has exercised the 2017 contract options on 10 players.

The players whose options were exercised for the 2017 season are: goalkeeper Adrianna Franch; defenders Meg Morris and Katherine Reynolds; midfielders Celeste Boureille, Dagny Brynjarsdottir, Amandine Henry and Kendall Johnson; and forwards Nadia Nadim, Hayley Raso, and Mallory Weber.

Canada forward Christine Sinclair and USA midfielders Tobin Heath, Lindsey Horan, Allie Long and defenders Meghan Klingenberg and Emily Sonnett will remain on the club’s roster as Federation Players.

Goalkeeper Michelle Betos, defender Emily Menges and midfielder Mana Shim are out of contract and have been extended new contract offers.

Thorns FC declined the 2017 contract option on defender Jen Skogerboe and she has signed with South Korean side Suwon FMC of the WK League.

Following the conclusion of the 2016 season, defender Kat Williamson announced her retirement as a professional soccer player.

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