CARY, NC (March 2, 2022) – The North Carolina Courage have announced updates to the team’s preseason roster as the Courage continue preparations for the regular season and the third annual NWSL Challenge Cup.
North Carolina Courage Preseason Roster
GOALKEEPERS (3): Marisa Bova (CDP), Casey Murphy, Katelyn Rowland
DEFENDERS (12): Lindsay Agnew, Malia Berkely, Katie Bowen, Jaelene Daniels, Abby Erceg, Kaitlin Fregulia (CDP), Kaleigh Kurtz, Merritt Mathias, Carson Pickett, Kiki Pickett, Taylor Smith, Ryan Williams
MIDFIELDERS (9): Debinha, Emily Gray (CDP), Jordyn Listro, Denise O’Sullivan, Brianna Pinto, Havana Solaun, Meredith Speck, Haleigh Stackpole (CDP), Frankie Tagliaferri
FORWARDS (5): Rylee Baisden, Jorian Baucom, Kerolin Nicoli (NYR), Diana Ordoñez (CDP), Brittany Ratcliffe
NYR – Not Yet Reported
CDP – College Draft Pick
The Courage will take on East Carolina University (update from previously scheduled opponent, Duke) on Thursday, March 3 in a closed-door preseason match, ahead of their final preseason match against Clemson on Saturday, March 12, which will be open to the public. More details on location and attendance information coming soon.
The Courage kick-off their Challenge Cup campaign at home on Saturday, Match 19 at 7 p.m. ET against NJ/NY Gotham FC. Tickets for this match, and all NC Courage Challenge Cup home games can be purchased here.