HARRISON, N.J. – NJ/NY Gotham FC midfielder Kristie Mewis has been called up by the United States National Team for two international friendly matches against Germany in November, including one on Nov. 13 at the home of Gotham FC -- Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J.
The two matches bring together two of the top three teams in the latest FIFA Women’s World Rankings with the USA first and Germany third. The first match is Thursday, Nov. 10 at DRV PNK Stadium in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (7 p.m. ET on FS1). The rematch with Germany at Red Bull Arena on Nov. 13 will kick off at 5 p.m. ET.
Since her debut in 2012, Mewis has made 45 appearances with the U.S. National Team and has seven goals and four assists. Mewis was traded to Gotham FC prior to the 2022 season and played in 18 matches with 17 starts. She had two goals and three assists with Gotham this season.
“These are the kinds of games that help our World Cup preparation in many ways and these 180 minutes to end our schedule this year are going to be extremely valuable for the players and coaches,” said USNT head coach Vlatko Andonovski. “It will be good to get some players back on the roster and we’re all expecting these games to be very competitive and entertaining for fans.”
The match at Red Bull Arena will mark the USWNT’s eighth game at the home of NJ/NY Gotham FC and MLS’ New York Red Bulls. Of the USA’s last five matches at Red Bull Arena, three were sell-outs and two others generated crowds in excess of 25,000. The match at Red Bull Arena is trending towards a capacity crowd with more than 24,000 tickets already sold.
Gotham FC fans will not want to miss Mewis’ appearance with the U.S. National Team in New Jersey on Nov. 13. Tickets are available at ussoccer.com.
U.S. National Team Roster by Position (Club) – November Friendlies vs. Germany:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Adrianna Franch (Kansas City Current), Casey Murphy (North Carolina Courage), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars)
DEFENDERS (7): Alana Cook (OL Reign), Crystal Dunn (Portland Thorns FC), Emily Fox (Racing Louisville FC), Naomi Girma (San Diego Wave FC), Sofia Huerta (OL Reign), Hailie Mace (Kansas City Current), Becky Sauerbrunn (Portland Thorns FC)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Sam Coffey (Portland Thorns FC), Lindsey Horan (Olympique Lyon, FRA), Taylor Kornieck (San Diego Wave FC), Rose Lavelle (OL Reign), Kristie Mewis (NJ/NY Gotham FC), Ashley Sanchez (Washington Spirit), Andi Sullivan (Washington Spirit)
FORWARDS (7): Ashley Hatch (Washington Spirit), Alex Morgan (San Diego Wave FC), Mallory Pugh (Chicago Red Stars), Megan Rapinoe (OL Reign), Trinity Rodman (Washington Spirit), Sophia Smith (Portland Thorns FC), Alyssa Thompson (Total Futbol Academy)