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Portland Thorns FC announce 2022 preseason roster as training camp begins

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Published: Feb. 1, 2022 at 11:31 AM PST
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - The 2022 preseason roster for the Portland Thorns FC was released Tuesday as the team opens training camp in Bend.

The NWSL season will begin with the 2022 Challenge Cup on Saturday, March 19, with the final on May 7. The 28-match regular season will follow. The full league schedule will be released at a later date.

The NWSL playoffs will take place beginning in October. Six teams will qualify to play, with the top two seeds receiving a first-round bye. The 2022 campaign will end with the NWSL Championship the weekend of October 28-30.

The Portland Thorns FC are in Bend for the start of training camp, which starts Tuesday and ends Saturday.

2022 Thorns FC Preseason Roster

  • Goalkeepers: Bella Bixby, Shelby Hogan, Abby Smith
  • Defenders: Kelli Hubly, Meghan Klingenberg, Natalia Kuikka, Emily Menges, Meaghan Nally, Madison Pogarch, Becky Sauerbrunn
  • Midfielders: Sam Coffey, Crystal Dunn, Olivia Moultrie, Gabby Provenzano, Rocky Rodríguez, Yazmeen Ryan, Angela Salem, Hina Sugita
  • Forwards: Natalie Beckman, Hannah Betfort, Marissa Everett, Christine Sinclair, Sophia Smith, Morgan Weaver