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Carli Lloyd and Margaret Purce to Join U.S. Women's National Team Ahead of June Friendlies

By Gotham FC, 05/25/21, 8:30PM EDT


U.S Soccer has announced the Women's National Team roster for the June training camp and upcoming 2021 WNT Summer Series presented by AT&T 5G. NJ/NY Gotham FC forwards Carli Lloyd and Midge Purce have been called up for national team duty in continued preparations for the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics in July.

New Jersey native Carli Lloyd, 38, made her initial debut with the U.S Women's National Team in 2005 and has since made 301 appearances, scoring 124 goals and assisting on 62 more. Midge Purce, 25, received her first cap with the senior team in 2019 and has appeared in six matches, scoring her first goal in 2021 against Colombia on an assist from club teammate, Carli Lloyd.
The USA’s three games of the Summer Series begin with a match against Portugal on June 10 at BBVA Stadium in Houston (broadcast on FS1 begins at 7 p.m. CT with kick-off at 7:30 p.m. CT / 8:30 p.m. ET), followed by a meeting with Jamaica on June 13 (9 p.m. CT / 10 p.m. ET on FS1), also at BBVA Stadium. The USA will then travel to Austin to face Nigeria on June 16 (8 p.m. CT / 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2) at Q2 Stadium in what will be the first soccer match at the brand new, state-of-the-art venue.

USWNT Training Camp Roster -- 2021 WNT Summer Series Presented by AT&T 5G
GOALKEEPERS: Jane Campbell (Houston Dash), Adrianna Franch (Portland Thorns FC), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars)

DEFENDERS (8): Alana Cook (Paris Saint-Germain, FRA), Abby Dahlkemper (Manchester City, ENG), Tierna Davidson (Chicago Red Stars), Crystal Dunn (Portland Thorns FC), Kelley O’Hara (Washington Spirit), Margaret Purce (NJ/NY Gotham FC), Becky Sauerbrunn (Portland Thorns FC), Emily Sonnett (Washington Spirit)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC), Rose Lavelle (OL Reign), Catarina Macario (Olympique Lyonnais, FRA), Kristie Mewis (Houston Dash), Samantha Mewis (North Carolina Courage), Andi Sullivan (Washington Spirit)

FORWARDS (6): Carli Lloyd (NJ/NY Gotham FC), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride), Christen Press (Manchester United, ENG), Megan Rapinoe (OL Reign), Sophia Smith (Portland Thorns FC), Lynn Williams (North Carolina Courage)