San Diego Wave FC today announced its updated preseason roster. The Wave will continue camp with 26 players, having seen the return of five players from international duty, as well as the addition of a non-roster invitee.
Goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan returns from the Canadian Women’s National Team, while defender Naomi Girma, midfielder Taylor Kornieck and forward Alex Morgan were part of the U.S. Women’s National Team roster for the SheBelieves Cup. In addition, Sofia Jakobsson has returned from international duty with Sweden where they played tune-up matches in the World Cup year.
San Diego Wave FC opens its 2023 season against Chicago Red Stars on Saturday, March 25, at Snapdragon Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. PT. Tickets for the match are available here.
Current San Diego Wave FC Roster by Position:
Goalkeepers (3): Kailen Sheridan (INT), Carly Telford (INT), Lauren Brzykcy (DRAFT)
Forwards (7): Amirah Ali, Makenzy Doniak, Sofia Jakobsson (INT), Alex Morgan, Jaedyn Shaw, Rachel Hill, Melanie Barcenas (U18 NRI)
Midfielders (8): Belle Briede, Taylor Kornieck, Kelsey Turnbow, Emily Van Egmond (INT), Meggie Dougherty Howard, Danielle Colaprico, Sierra Enge (DRAFT), Giovanna DeMarco (DRAFT)
Defenders (8): Abby Dahlkemper, Mia Gyau, Naomi Girma, Kristen McNabb, Madison Pogarch, Kaleigh Riehl, Cheyenne Shorts (NRI), Christen Westphal
INT – International Slot
U18 NRI – Under 18 Non-roster Invitee
DRAFT – ‘23 NWSL Draft Pick
NRI – Non-roster Invitee