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Portland Thorns FC defender Emily Menges added to U.S. Women's National Team roster

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Portland Thorns FC defender Emily Menges has been added to the U.S. Women's National Team roster after another player was removed due to an injury.

Menges was added to the 24-player training camp roster after Thorns FC defender Meghan Klingenberg was ruled out due to a back injury. 

The U.S. Women's National Team is preparing for the final two matches of the 2016 schedule against Romania.

The first match will happen on November 10 at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California, and the second match will be played on November 13 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

Menges is the fifth Thorns FC player to be named to the roster, joining midfielders Tobin Heath, Lindsey Horan and Allie Long and goalkeeper Adrianna Franch.

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