Orlando Pride’s Alex Morgan, Ashlyn Harris named to SheBelieves Cup roster

The Orlando Pride’s inaugural season starts in about two months. For Pride forward Alex Morgan and goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris, though, there’s been plenty of offseason pitch action — and now there’s more.

The team announced in a press release Saturday that Morgan and Harris were named to the U.S. women’s national team roster for the 2016 SheBelieves Cup. From March 3-9, the world’s top-five ranked women’s national teams will travel to the United States to compete in the SheBelieves Cup.

In the tournament, there will be three doubleheaders:

  • March 3 (at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.)
    • Germany vs. France
    • U.S. vs. England
  • March 6 (at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn.)
    • France vs. England
    • U.S. vs Germany
  • March 9 (at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla.)
    • Germany vs. England
    • U.S. vs. France

The United States’ first match against England will be broadcasted on FS1, while the following two matches against Germany and France will be shown on ESPN3.

Here’s the full U.S. women’s national team roster for 2016 SheBelieves Cup:

GOALKEEPERS (3): Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars), Hope Solo (Seattle Reign FC)

DEFENDERS (9): Lauren Barnes (Seattle Reign FC), Whitney Engen (Boston Breakers), Jaelene Hinkle (Western New York Flash), Julie Johnston (Chicago Red Stars), Meghan Klingenberg (Portland Thorns FC), Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit), Kelley O’Hara (Sky Blue FC), Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City), Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns FC)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Morgan Brian (Houston Dash), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC), Carli Lloyd (Houston Dash), Samantha Mewis (Western New York Flash), Heather O’Reilly (FC Kansas City)

FORWARDS (4): Crystal Dunn (Washington Spirit), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride), Christen Press (Chicago Red Stars), Mallory Pugh (Real Colorado)

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