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FACT SHEET | Details on the four Thorns called into January's USWNT camp

Four Portland Thorns FC players were named by United States Soccer today to the federation's latest women's national team camp. The annual January session is scheduled to being in Orlando, Florida, on January 9, run through January 22, and include friendlies against Colombia on January 18 and 22.

How often these players have been called up by their country — and what they've done with those opportunities — provides a little more context to today's announcement. Here are some international need-to-knows about the Thorns' latest USWNT callups.

All information is courtesy of USSoccer.com and U.S. Soccer's 2020 Media Guide.

Crystal Dunn USWNT Crystal Dunn
  • FIRST CAP: February 13, 2013 vs. Scotland
  • FIRST GOAL: September 20, 2105 vs. Haiti
  • TOTAL APPEARANCES: 105
  • TOTAL GOALS: 24
  • Played every minute during her six starts during the U.S.' winning run at the 2019 World Cup.
Lindsey Horan Lindsey Horan USWNT
  • FIRST CAP: March 8, 2013 vs. China
  • FIRST GOAL: December 10, 2015 vs. Trinidad and Tobago
  • TOTAL APPEARANCES: 86
  • TOTAL GOALS: 19
  • Scored two goals and added two assists over six games at the 2019 World Cup.
Becky Sauerbrunn USWNT Becky Sauerbrunn
  • FIRST CAP: January 16, 2008 vs. Canada
  • TOTAL APPEARANCES: 178
  • Is one of 22 USWNT players to pass the 150-cap mark.
  • Starter in central defense during the U.S.' 2015 and 2019 World Cup triumphs.
  • Second on the national team in minutes during 2019 (1,785).
Sophia Smith Sophia Smith USWNT
  • FIRST CAP: November 27, 2020 vs. the Netherlands
  • Was the first player born in the 2000s to appear for the U.S. women's national team.
  • Became the youngest first-overall NWSL draft pick on January 16, 2020.
  • Scored three minutes into her professional debut on September 20, 2020, against Utah Royals FC.
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