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21 Players Head to Utah


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The U.S. Olympic Women's Soccer Team -- plus three alternates -- will travel to Utah on Wednesday to prepare for its Olympic Send-Off Match against Canada on June 30 at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. The match kicks off at Noon MT and will be broadcast live on NBC.

U.S. head coach Pia Sundhage brings the 18-player 2012 Olympic Team to Salt Lake City, but three of the four named alternates will also be training with the team, minus Christen Press who is staying in Sweden to play with her club.

U.S. Soccer will hold a public training for fans on June 29 from 11:30-12:30. Fans who would like to attend are ask to
RSVP on ussoccer.com.

Here are the 21 U.S. WNT players coming to Utah:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Nicole Barnhart, Jill Loyden, Hope Solo DEFENDERS (7): Rachel Buehler, Meghan Klingenberg, Amy LePeilbet, Heather Mitts, Kelley O’Hara, Christie Rampone, Becky SauerbrunnMIDFIELDERS (7): Shannon Boxx, Tobin Heath, Lori Lindsey, Carli Lloyd, Heather O’Reilly, Megan Rapinoe, Lauren Cheney

FORWARDS (4): Amy Rodriguez, Sydney Leroux, Alex Morgan, Abby Wambach

Alternates in italics


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