Thorns FC's Franch, Heath and Horan named to U.S. Women's National Team roster for 2020 SheBelieves Cup

Tobin Heath, Adrianna Franch, Lindsey Horan, 1.17.20

CHICAGO (Feb. 26, 2020) – Thorns FC goalkeeper Adrianna Franch along with midfielders Tobin Heath and Lindsey Horan were named to the U.S. Women’s National Team 23-player tournament roster for the 2020 SheBelieves Cup, which features the top-ranked Americans, No. 6 England, No. 10 Japan and No. 13 Spain. All four teams made the knockout rounds of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup last summer in France.

The U.S. roster features all 20 players who helped the Americans win the 2020 Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament in early March and earn a berth to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The U.S. team is currently in training camp in Orlando preparing for the first match on March 5. 

USWNT 2020 SheBelieves Cup Roster (Club; Caps/Goals)
GOALKEEPERS (3):21-Adrianna Franch (Portland Thorns FC; 3), 18-Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride; 25), 1-Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars; 61)

DEFENDERS (8): 7-Abby Dahlkemper (North Carolina Courage; 58/0), 12-Tierna Davidson (Chicago Red Stars; 25/1), 19-Crystal Dunn (North Carolina Courage; 101/24), 11-Ali Krieger (Orlando Pride; 107/1), 5-Kelley O’Hara (Utah Royals FC; 129/2), 4-Becky Sauerbrunn (Utah Royals FC; 174/0), 20-Casey Short (Chicago Red Stars; 31/0), 14-Emily Sonnett (Orlando Pride; 44/0)

MIDFIELDERS (5): 8-Julie Ertz (Chicago Red Stars; 99/19), 9-Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC; 83/18), 16-Rose Lavelle (Washington Spirit; 42/12), 3-Samantha Mewis (North Carolina Courage; 64/18), 6-Andi Sullivan (Washington Spirit; 16/0)

FORWARDS (7):17-Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC; 165/33), 10-Carli Lloyd (Sky Blue FC; 291/122), 22-Jessica McDonald (North Carolina Courage; 17/4), 23-Christen Press (Utah Royals FC; 134/56), 2-Mallory Pugh (Sky Blue FC; 62/18), 15-Megan Rapinoe (Reign FC; 165/51), 13-Lynn Williams (North Carolina Courage; 25/9)

2020 SheBelieves Cup Schedule

<strong>Kickoff </strong>
<p>March 5</p>
<p>Spain vs. Japan</p>
<p>1:15 p.m. PT</p>
<p>Exploria Stadium; Orlando, Fla.</p>
<strong>March 5</strong>
<strong>USA vs. England</strong>
<strong>4 p.m. PT</strong>
<strong>Exploria Stadium; Orlando, Fla.</strong>
<strong>ESPN2, TUDN</strong>
<p>March 8</p>
<p>Japan vs. England</p>
<p>11:15 a.m. PT</p>
<p>Red Bull Arena; Harrison, N.J.</p>
<strong>March 8</strong>
<strong>USA vs. Spain</strong>
<strong>2 p.m. PT</strong>
<strong>Red Bull Arena; Harrison, N.J.</strong>
<strong>ESPN, TUDN</strong>
<p>March 11</p>
<p>England vs. Spain</p>
<p>2:15 p.m. PT</p>
<p>Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas</p>
<strong>March 11</strong>
<strong>USA vs. Japan</strong>
<strong>5 p.m. PT</strong>
<strong>Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas</strong>
<strong>ESPNews, TUDN</strong>