Jackie Altschuld, Sydney Cummings, Sarah Sodoma have signed an NTRP contract for Wave FC.
San Diego CA, (07/01/2022) – San Diego Wave Fútbol Club announced that the club has signed midfielder Jackie Altschuld, defender Sydney Cummings and forward Sarah Sodoma as National Team Replacement Players.
Jackie Altschuld graduated from the University of San Diego where she was named to NSCAA All-West Region Third Team and 1st team All-WCC in her 2016 senior campaign. Altschuld comes to San Diego Wave FC after competing for UMF Tindastóll in Iceland.
Sydney Cummings, was selected by Racing Louisville FC as the 42nd overall pick in the fourth round of the 2022 NWSL Draft. At Brown University, Cummings was named second team All-American in 2019. She was a graduate transfer to Georgetown University for her final year of eligibility before the 2022 NWSL Draft.
Sarah Sodoma graduated from Arkansas State University where she was the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year, Offensive Player of the Year, and the leading goal scorer in program history. Sodoma was rostered with Wave FC as a NTRP in April 2022 against OL Reign and the Portland Thorns.
Altschuld, Cummings, and Sodoma will be available for selection in San Diego Wave FC’s upcoming regular season match on Sunday, July 3rd at Torero Stadium against Washington Spirit.
*National Team Replacement players can be signed when a national team player is away on international duty and will not count against the team’s roster limit.
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About San Diego Wave Fútbol Club
San Diego Wave Fútbol Club is the 12th and newest member of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). The club’s vision is to be a force for good through the game we love and is led by President Jill Ellis, former head coach of the US Women’s National Team (USWNT) and two-time World Cup champion. Together with Head Coach Casey Stoney, the club will bring the highest level of world-class, professional soccer to San Diego. USWNT standouts Alex Morgan and Abby Dahlkemper were two of the first players signed to the club that consists of athletes representing six international soccer federations, including US, Mexico, Canada, Sweden, England and Australia. The team will begin play during its inaugural season at its temporary home, University of San Diego’s Torero Stadium. The new Snapdragon Stadium will serve as Wave FC’s permanent home upon completion of construction, scheduled for September 2022. Learn more about the club and players at www.SanDiegoWaveFC.com.