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Colorado natives Mallory Pugh, Lindsey Horan make US Women's World Cup team

Mallory Pugh and Lindsey Horan are among the players who will travel to next month’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.
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U.S. forward Mallory Pugh celebrates after scoring a goal against Australia during the second half of an international friendly soccer match Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Commerce City, Colo. The United States won 5-3. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER — Colorado natives Mallory Pugh and Lindsey Horan are among the players who will travel to next month’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. 

The United States women's national soccer team (USWNT)’s 23-player Women's World Cup roster was revealed Thursday morning.

USWNT 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Team:


  • Adrianna Franch (Portland Thorns FC)
  • Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride)
  • Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars)


  • Abby Dahlkemper (NC Courage)
  • Tierna Davidson (Chicago Red Stars)
  • Crystal Dunn (NC Courage)
  • Ali Krieger (Orlando Pride)
  • Kelley O’Hara (Utah Royals FC)
  • Becky Sauerbrunn (Utah Royals FC)
  • Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns FC)


  • Morgan Brian (Chicago Red Stars)
  • Julie Ertz (Chicago Red Stars)
  • Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC)
  • Rose Lavelle (Washington Spirit)
  • Allie Long (Reign FC)
  • Samantha Mewis (NC Courage)


  • Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC)
  • Carli Lloyd (Sky Blue FC)
  • Jessica McDonald (NC Courage)
  • Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride)
  • Christen Press (Utah Royals FC)
  • Mallory Pugh (Washington Spirit)
  • Megan Rapinoe (Reign FC)

The FIFA Women’s World Cup begins June 7.

The U.S. opens its group stage slate June 11 against Thailand in Reims, France. The team will then close the first round with games against Chile on June 16 in Paris and against Sweden on June 20 in Le Havre.

The USWNT will play three more matches in the United States before heading overseas:

  • May 12 vs. South Africa
    Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (2:30 p.m. MT on FOX)
  • May 16 vs. New Zealand
    Busch Stadium in St. Louis (6 p.m. MT on ESPN2) 
  • May 26 vs. Mexico
    Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. (10 a.m. MT on ESPN).
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US midfielder Lindsey Horan lunges for the ball during a women's international friendly soccer match between France and United States at the Oceane stadium in Le Havre, France, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019

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