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Megan Brigman, a senior on the 2013 Tar Heels, is one of 19 former Tar Heels named to opening day NWSL rosters.
Megan Brigman, a senior on the 2013 Tar Heels, is one of 19 former Tar Heels named to opening day NWSL rosters.
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Nineteen Tar Heels On Opening Day NWSL Rosters
Release: 04/08/2014

National Women's Soccer League clubs confirmed their rosters Tuesday for the 2014 season that begins on Saturday.

Tar Heels are all over the map on these roster selections with 19 former Anson Dorrance acolytes dispersed amongst six of the league's nine teams.

The NWSL begins its second season of play this weekend.  The Portland Thorns are the defending league champions have won the initial title last year under the coaching stewardship of Cindy Parlow, UNC '98.

Here is the complete list of Tar Heels on opening day NWSL rosters.

Boston Breakers

Courtney Jones-Defender

Cat Whitehill-Defender

Heather O'Reilly-Midfielder

Chicago Red Stars

Lori Chalupny-Midfielder

Houston Dash

Whitney Engen-Defender

Meghan Klingenberg-Defender

Nikki Washington-Defender

Kealia Ohai-Forward

Portland Thorns FC

Amber Brooks-Midfielder

Tobin Heath-Midfielder

Allie Long-Midfielder

Jessica McDonald-Forward

Seattle Reign FC

Megan Brigman-Defender

Kendall Fletcher-Defender

Washington Spirit

Adelaide Gay-Goalkeeper

Ashlyn Harris-Goalkeeper

Crystal Dunn-Defender

Robyn Gayle-Defender

Yael Averbuch-Midfielder


UNC North Carolina Women's Soccer


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