The Portland Thorns have announced their preseason roster as they set their sights on the 2020 season. For the fifth consecutive year they will host the Thorns Spring Invitational set for March 29th though April 4th at Providence Park. The Thorns will take on the Chicago Red Stars on March 29th to open the tournament.
The Thorns kick off the regular season on Sunday April 18th at Providence Park against the Utah Royals (start time is 7:30 pm).
2020 Thorns FC Preseason Roster
Goalkeepers (3): Bella Bixby, Britt Eckerstrom, Adrianna Franch (FED-USA, NYR)
Defenders (10): Ellie Carpenter (INTL-AUS, NYR), Kelli Hubly, Meghan Klingenberg, Emily Menges (NYR), Meaghan Nally (CDP), Madison Pogarch, Katherine Reynolds, Becky Sauerbrunn (FED-USA, NYR), Autumn Smithers (NRI), Christen Westphal
Midfielders (8): Celeste Boureille (NYR), Katy Byrne (NRI), Tobin Heath (FED-USA, NYR), Lindsey Horan (FED-USA, NYR), Emily Ogle, Rocky Rodriguez (INTL-CRI, NYR), Angela Salem (NYR), Gabby Seiler
Forwards (8): Simone Charley (NYR), Marissa Everett (NRI), Tyler Lussi, Miciah Madison (NRI), Anika Rodriguez (NRI), Christine Sinclair (FED-CAN, NYR), Sophia Smith (NYR), Morgan Weaver (CDP)
CDP – 2020 NWSL College Draft pick
NRI – Non-roster invitee
NYR – Not yet reported to camp
FED – Federation Player
INTL – International Player