Out of the 32 players 12 have not yet reported to camp, including big names like Tobin Heath, and the Thorns captain Christine Sinclair. Also not in camp yet is Australian internationals Ellie Carpenter,Caitlin Foord and Hayley Raso. Included in the roster are Dagny Brynjarsdottir and Bella Bixby(formerly Geist) who have been apart of the Thorns in the past.
The Thorns have one of their draft picks, Emily Ogle who has been invited into camp. Another name is Gabby Seiler, who was drafted last year in 2018, but missed the season due to a knee injury.
The team is set to play the first half of their season on the road, due to construction at Providence Park. Their first home game in set in June against Chicago.
2019 Thorns FC Preseason Roster
Goalkeepers (3): Britt Eckerstrom, Adrianna Franch (NYR), Bella Bixby (formerly Geist)
Defenders (9): Elizabeth Ball, Ellie Carpenter (NYR), Kelli Hubly, Meghan Klingenberg, Emily Menges, Madison Pogarch (NRI), Katherine Reynolds, Gabby Seiler, Emily Sonnett (NYR)
Midfielders (11): Celeste Boureille, Dagny Brynjarsdottir (NYR), Katy Byrne (NRI), Connie Caliz (NRI), Tobin Heath (NYR), Arden Holden (NRI), Lindsey Horan, Emily Ogle (CDP), Midge Purce, Angela Salem (NYR), Sandra Yu (NYR)
Forwards (9): Simone Charley (NRI), Ana Crnogorcevic (NYR), Marissa Everett (NRI, NYR), Caitlin Foord (NYR), Tyler Lussi, Ifeoma Onumonu, Hayley Raso (NYR), Christine Sinclair(NYR), Mallory Weber
CDP – 2019 NWSL College Draft pick
NRI – Non-roster invitee
NYR – Not yet reported to camp