- Carli Lloyd is three goals away from becoming the sixth player in U.S. Soccer history to score 100 international goals.
- This will be the first international tournament for Morgan Brian since the SheBelieves Cup in March
- Jane Campbell returns to the senior national team after earning her first cap last April at BBVA Compass Stadium
(HOUSTON, TX.) – Houston Dash midfielders Carli Lloyd and Morgan Brian, as well as goalkeeper Jane Campbell, have been selected by U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis for the 2017 Tournament of Nations. The 23-player roster was released this morning by U.S. Soccer.
The two-time reigning FIFA Women’s Player of the Year has scored 97 goals in 239 games for the USWNT and is three goals away from becoming the sixth player in U.S. history to score 100 international goals. Since returning from Manchester City Women, Lloyd has scored one goal in five appearances for Houston, which is currently on a five-game unbeaten streak.
Brian has earned 66 caps with the USWNT and won the Golden Ball as the most outstanding player at the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship in Houston last February. The 24-year-old midfielder has appeared in nine games for Houston this year.
Campbell returns to the national team after representing the U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team in the 2017 Women’s U-23 Open Nordic Tournament in June. The goalkeeper was tallied two clean sheets in six appearances for the club this season. Campbell was selected with the 15th overall pick in the 2017 NWSL College Draft.
Fans can watch Lloyd, Brian and Campbell this Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium as the Dash host the Boston Breakers for their second meeting of the regular season. Tickets for the match start at $17 and are available at HoustonDashSoccer.com.
About the Houston Dash
The Houston Dash are a National Women’s Soccer League club that began play in April 2014 for the start of the league’s second season. The Dash were the first expansion club in the NWSL, joining the eight original members that launched the league in 2013, and are now one of 10 clubs in the league. The NWSL is supported by the Canadian Soccer Association and the United States Soccer Federation. It is the top-flight women’s professional soccer league in North America, featuring many of the top players from the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as talent from around the world. The 24-game regular season runs from April through September. The team trains at Houston Sports Park (HSP), the premier training facility in Southeast Texas, and plays at BBVA Compass Stadium in downtown Houston. For more information, visit www.HoustonDashSoccer.com or call (713) 276-GOAL.
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