U.S. Women’s National Team World Cup roster to be unveiled live on ESPN

U.S. Soccer announced today that the U.S. Women’s National Team’s World Cup roster will be announced live, Monday, May 9, on ESPN. Pia Sundhage’s 21-player roster will be named live at 10 a.m. ET. ESPN SportsCenter anchors Kevin Negandhi and Sage Steele will host the show, which will feature interviews with U.S. captain Christie Rampone and Abby Wambach. Currently, the U.S. Women’s National Team is wrapping up a three-week training camp in West Palm Beach, Florida.

The 29 players invited to the Florida training camp, which ends Friday, May 6, were: keepers Nicole Barnhart (Philadelphia Independence), Ashlyn Harris (Western New York Flash), Jill Loyden (magicJack), and Hope Solo (magicJack); defenders Rachel Buehler (Boston Breakers), Stephanie Cox (Boston Breakers), Whitney Engen (Western New York Flash), Ali Krieger (out of contract), Amy LePeilbet (Boston Breakers), Heather Mitts (Atlanta Beat), and Christie Rampone (magicJack), Becky Sauerbrunn (magicJack); midfieldersYael Averbuch (Western New York Flash), Shannon Boxx (magicJack), Tobin Heath (Sky Blue FC), Meghan Klingenberg (magicJack), Lori Lindsey (Philadelphia Independence), Carli Lloyd (Atlanta Beat), Kristie Mewis (Boston College), Christine Nairn (Penn State), Kelley O’Hara (Boston Breakers), Heather O’Reilly (Sky Blue FC), Megan Rapinoe (Philadelphia Independence), and Lindsay Tarpley (magicJack); and forwards Lauren Cheney (Boston Breakers), Sydney Leroux (UCLA), Alex Morgan (Western New York Flash), Amy Rodriguez (Philadelphia Independence), and Abby Wambach (magicJack).