Friday, September 22, 2006

Ryan names Women's roster for Chinese Taipei

Twenty-four US women have been called into training camp to prepare for their Oct 1 match against Chinese Taipei. This match is part of the Women's Nike Friendlies taking place at the Home Depot Center.

There are two first timers in the group. Forward Danesha Adams has got the call up after having a fantastic run of form in the U-20 Women's World Cup last month in Russia. She scored 3 goals and was named MVP of the tournament. Fellow forward Megan Kakadelas was also called in. She had a standout career at USC where she was named Pac-10 Freshman of the year.

The Oct 1 match will air live on ESPN2.

Here is the full roster:

GOALKEEPERS (3): Nicole Barnhart, Briana Scurry, Hope Solo

DEFENDERS (8): Lori Chalupny, Keeley Dowling, Tina Frimpong, Amy LePeilbet, Stephanie Lopez, Kate Markgraf, Heather Mitts, Christie Rampone

MIDFIELDERS (6): Angela Hucles, Carli Lloyd, Joanna Lohman, Marci Miller, Leslie Osborne, Aly Wagner

FORWARDS (7): Danesha Adams, Natasha Kai, Megan Kakadelas, Kristine Lilly, Megan Rapinoe, Lindsay Tarpley, Abby Wambach



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