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NWSL releases list of draft-eligible players

148 players are on the preliminary list

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The NWSL released a preliminary list of 148 players eligible for the 2017 NWSL College Draft. The draft will be held on January 12 at 3pm Eastern. The Washington Spirit hold the 19th, 29th, and 36th overall spots in the draft.

The Spirit suffered several critical losses this year which makes the draft a priority for the club. Goalkeeper Kelsey Wys tore her ACL while playing in the Australian W-League, so the Spirit will likely need to pick up another goalkeeper. Defense is also a weak point for the club, especially because of Caprice Dydasco’s ACL injury.

Earlier this offseason, the Spirit picked up the No. 3 overall spot in a trade with the Seattle Reign but the club later sent the pick to Boston in a trade with the Breakers. Washington also gained the No. 36 overall spot in the trade with Seattle that sent Christine Nairn back to the Reign.

Here is a list of eligible players.

NWSL Draft- Players List

Last Name: First Name: Citizenship: College: Position(s): Hometown: Youth Club:
Last Name: First Name: Citizenship: College: Position(s): Hometown: Youth Club:
Agnew Lindsay USA Ohio State F, D Dublin, Ohio Ohio Premier
Altschuld Jacqueline USA San Diego F, M, D Woodland Hills, Calif. Real So Cal
Ambrose Brittany Canada Santa Clara F, M Vancouver, B.C. Whitecaps FC
Andrews Morgan USA USC M, D, F Milford, N.H. Stars of Massachusetts
Antetomaso Alexa USA Georgia F, D N. Richland Hills, Texas Empire United Academy
Arellano Samantha USA Cal-Riverside M San Diego, Calif. S.D. United/ S.D. Surf
Armstrong Emily USA Connecticut GK Collegeville, Pa. FC Pennsylvania
Arnold Sydney USA Marshall M, F, D Stafford, Va. Richmond Fs
Atanda Catrina USA Clemson M Belle Mead, N.J Player Development Academy
Back Victoria England Texas A&M-Commerce D, F, D York, Eng. York City Ladies
Baisden Rylee USA Pepperdine F, M, D Yorba Linda, Calif. Legends FC
Barba Victoria USA San Diego State M Albuquerque, N.M. New Mexico Rush Soccer Club
Bates Nicole USA Fordham D Basking Ridge, N.J. Norwalk Junior Soccer Association
Bauer Maddie USA Stanford D Newport Beach, Calif. Slammers FC
Beal Rashida USA Minnesota D Germantown, Wis. North Shore United
Bois Alyssa USA Brevard College D, M Leonardtown, Md. St. Mary's Soccer Club
Boon Ellie USA Portland D, M, D Washougal, Wash. Washington Timbers
Brooksby Jessica USA Utah State F, M Hyde Park, Utah La Roca
Brown Brenna USA Fairfield M, F North Salem, N.Y. World Class FC
Bukovec Stephanie Canada Belmont GK Toronto, Ont. Vaughan Azzuri/Ajax FC Red
Campbell Carolyn Jane USA Stanford GK Kennesaw, Ga. Concorde Fire
Chapman Darienne USA Tulsa D, M, F Tulsa, Okla. TSC/Hurricane
Clarke Summer Canada Louisiana State F, M Richmond, B.C. Richmond Girls Soccer Association
Corby Marti USA Grand Valley State M Ada, Mich. Mwest United
Cowley Mackenzie USA George Washington F Sea Girt, N.J. SDFC Lynx
Cox Meghan USA Virginia D Springfield, Va. Virginia Soccer Association
Crowder Marion USA Georgia F, M, D Madison, Miss. Mississippi Fire
Damm Madison USA Connecticut M, F North Kingstown, R.I. Scorpions SC
Davis Aleah USA Texas-El Paso M, D Hewitt, Texas D'Feeters 95
de Haan Hanna Germany Portland GK Leer, Germany SV Werder Bremen
Donaldson Melanie USA Missouri D, M Florissant, Mo. Lou Fusz, Wipke
Dougherty Howard Meggie USA Florida M Largo, Fla. Tampa Bay United
Dowd Hayley USA Boston College F Peabody, Mass. FC Stars of MA
Drennan Chelsea USA South Carolina M, F Anderson, S.C. Carolina Elite Soccer Academy
Driesse Nickolette USA Penn State M,D Wayne, N.J. Player Development Academy
Drinkwater Sydney USA Florida Atlantic GK Merritt Island, Fla. Space Coast United
Enna Elizabeth USA Benedictine College M, D, F Overland Park, Kan. KS Rush
Estrada Tayler USA Kansas D, M Bentonville, Ark. Sporting Arkansas
Evans Danica USA Colorado F Lakewood, Colo. Colorado Rush
Firstenberg Sarah Ashley USA North Carolina F, M Irving, Texas FC Dallas
Fischlein Kendall USA Wake Forest D, M, F Mooresville, N.C. NC Fusion
Fletcher Emma Canada California M Victoria, B.C. Whitecaps
Flynn Caroline USA Nebraska M, D Lincoln, Neb. Toro Bravo Omaha NE
Freeman Miranda USA USC D, M Royal Palm Beach, Fla. Renegades
Gardner Hanna USA North Carolina D Chapel Hill, N.C. Capital Area Soccer League
Ghaffoor Sarah USA Chowan D, M Hamilton, N.J. Next Level Soccer Academy
Gibbons Christina USA Duke D, M Raleigh, N.C. Capital Area Soccer League
Gould Carly USA Brown M Hampton Falls, N.H. Seacoast United Soccer Club
Haavik Helene Norway Oregon State M, D, F Corvallis, Ore. Klepp Elite
Harris Lindsey USA North Carolina GK Austin, Texas Lonestar Soccer Club
Hatch Ashley USA Brigham Young F Gilbert, Ariz. Legends
Hellstrom Jenna Canada Kent State F, M, D Sudbury, Ont. Panhellenic Soccer Club
Herndon Ashley USA James Madison F, M Ashburn, Va. VSA Heat
Hill Rachel USA Connecticut F, M Rollinsford, N.H. Seacoast United
Hobbs Tarah USA Minnesota GK Hugo, Minn. Minnesota Thunder Academy
Hubly Kelli USA DePaul F, D Elk Grove, Ill. Sockers FC Chicago
Iordanou Krystina USA Virginia D Long Island, N.Y. Albertson Fury
Irwin Madison USA New Mexico M, F Tucson, Ariz. Tucson Soccer Academy
James Buhigas Anna Rosa USA/Spain Lipscomb GK Columbus, OH Ohio Premier
Jenkins Darian USA UCLA F, M Riverton, Utah Sparta
Jesolva Jordan USA Santa Clara F, M La Mirada, Calif. So Cal Blues
Jeter Devlyn USA Portland F, D, M Sacramento, Calif. FC Elk Grove
Johnson Katie USA/Mexico USC F Monrovia, Calif. Crown City United, Arsenal FC
Johnson Kaitlyn USA Washington State F, M Los Angeles, Calif South Bay Force Soccer Club
Johnson Jaycie USA Nebraska F, M Lee's Summit, Mo. Sporting KC
Jordan Savannah USA Florida F Fayetteville, Ga. Concorde Fire South
Kallmaier Hanna Germany Kansas D, M Emmerting, Germany FC Bayern Munich
Kashimoto Serina Japan Butler D, M, F Hiroshima, Japan Revalies Hiroshima FC
Kaskie Lauren USA UCLA M, D Las Vegas, Nev. Las Vegas Heat
Kopale Amanda USA Florida State GK Cape Coral, Fla. Lee County Fs
Kramer Kristin USA Nebraska-Kearney F Cedar Rapids, Iowa Heartland Soccer Club
Lavelle Rose USA Wisconsin M Cincinnati, Ohio Cincinnati United Premier
Lawrence Brittney Canada Oral Roberts F, M Ajax, Ont. Markham United
Leinert Hannah USA Purdue F, M Wildwood, Mo. Lou Fusz Wipke
Leonard Rachel USA Cal State-Sacramento D Livermore, Calif. West Coast Soccer Club
Levin Savannah USA USC D, M, F Newport Coast, Calif. Slammers FC
Little Kaela USA Notre Dame GK Tulsa, Okla. TSC Hurricane
Lombard Paige USA Penn D Largo, Fla. West Florida Flames
Lum Jennifer USA Cal State-Sacramento M Folsom, Calif. Placer united soccer club
Lussi Tyler USA Princeton F Gibson Island, Md. Bethesda SC
Lyman Tahlor USA Oral Roberts M, D N. Richland Hills, Texas FC Dallas
Mattingly Leah USA Ball State D Floyds Knobs, Ind. Javanon Soccer Club
McCarthy Shannon USA Miami (FL) D Brighton, Mich. Michigan Hawks
McDonough Siobhan USA Pitt D, M, F Andover, Mass. New England Football Club
McFarlane Darcy USA/Canada North Carolina D, M Mill Valley, Calif. Marin FC and Santa Rosa United
McNabb Kristen USA Virginia D Montville, N.J. PDA Charge
McNitt Chay USA Ball State D, M Howell, Mich. Michigan Hawks
McVicker Jillian USA Ohio State GK Metuchen, N.J. FC Pennsylvania Fs
Meehan McKenzie USA Boston College F, M Glocester, R.I. Scorpions Soccer Club
Mills Kayla USA USC F, M, D West Covina, Calif. Slammers FC
Minor Natasha USA Southeast Missouri State F Green Bay, Wis. North Shore United
Molloy Tyler-Rae Canada Mobile F, M St.Albert, Canada Victoria
Munerlyn Amber USA UCLA F Corona, Calif. Socal Blues
Murphy Erica USA Rutgers F Millstone Twp. N.J. Player Development Academy
New Maxine USA Rowan F, M Clayton, N.J. FC Bucks
Niedermeyer Cydney USA Temple D Fort Myers, Fla. Lee County Fs
O'Connell Cortney USA Central Florida F Chantilly, Va. Bethesda Soccer Club
Oleksiak Marisa USA Michigan State D, M Shelby, Mich. Michigan Hawks
Onumonu Ifeoma USA California M, F Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. Arsenal
Palmer Alice United Kingdom Oakland M, F Poole, England Reading FC, WSL
Patterson Toriana USA Connecticut D Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Quickstrike FC
Payne Antionette (Toni) USA Duke M, F Birmingham, Ala. Concorde Fire
Pellens Wilhelmina Netherlands Missouri-Kansas City D, M Kansas City, Mo. BFC Bussum
Perrell Kelsey USA High Point F, D King, N.C. Triad Elite Football Club
Poulin Diana USA St. John's GK Hauppauge, N.Y. East Meadow United
Prince Nichelle USA/Canada Ohio State F, M Ajax, Ont. Pickering Soccer Club
Proffitt Morgan USA Marquette D, M Columbus, Ind. Carmel United Soccer Club
Prudhomme Samantha USA USC GK Aliso Viejo, Calif. So Cal Blues
Purce Margaret USA Harvard M, F Silver Spring, Md. Bethesda
Rangel Mimi USA Cal State-Long Beach M, F Chino, Calif. Legends FC
Ratner Jessica USA Bucknell GK Langhorne, Pa. FC Bucks/Player Development Academy
Reed Abigail USA DePaul M, F Rockford, Ill. FC United
Reed Brittney USA Kennesaw State D, F Dallas, Georgia North Atlanta Soccer Association, IMG Academy
Ribeiro Stephanie USA Connecticut F, M Pawtucket, R.I. Massachusetts Premier Soccer
Richardson Emily USA Evansville D, F Elizabethtown, Ky. United 1995 F.C
Rodrigues Ana Caroline Brazil Central Florida F, M Juazeiro-Bahia, Brazil
Sabadash Hope Canada Southeastern Louisiana GK Mississauga, Ont. Toronto Lynx
Sajewich Lauren USA Texas Christian M, D Frankfort, IL Eclipse Select Soccer Club
Sanderson Valerie Canada Memphis F, M Deux-Montagnes, Canada Fc Boisbriand
Schissler Taylor USA DePaul D Frankfort, IL Eclipse Select Soccer Club
Seabert Hannah USA Pepperdine GK, F Riverside, Calif. Legends FC
Shaffer Alexis USA Virginia M, F Cary, N.C. 94 CASL Chelsea Ladies
Shea Kristyn USA Providence GK Piscataway, N.J. FC Copa
Sheridan Kailen Canada Clemson GK Whitby Ont. Pickering Soccer club
Ship Arielle USA California F, M Westlake Village, Calif. Real So Cal
Sloan Kathryn USA Louisiana Tech F Kansas City, Mo. Sporting Blue Valley
Smith Erin USA Rutgers D, F Medford Lakes, N.J. Player Development Academy
Sobierajski Tara USA Siena D, M Rockaway, N.J. Soccer Domain FC Lynx
Spitler Lana USA East Carolina M, F Montoursville, Pa. Montgomery United
Stearns Morgan USA Virginia GK Fairfax, Va. McLane Youth Soccer Club
Steiner Addison USA Hawaii F Prairie Village, Kan. KCFC/Sporting Blue Valley
Stiever Josee USA Minnesota M Cedarburg, Wis. North Shore Untied
Sweatman Marlo USA/Jamaica Oregon M Herndon, Va. McLean Fs and Bethesda
Teegarden Sarah USA Wake Forest M Monrovia, Calif. Arsenal FC and Slammers FC
Thomas Crystal USA Georgetown F, M Elgin, Ill. Chicago Sockers FC, Eclipse Select
Tiernan Madison USA Rutgers F, M Voorhees, N.J. Player Development Academy
Tindell Tabitha USA Florida Gulf Coast F Ocala, Fla. Ocala Lightning
Van de Kerkhove Eliza USA Central Michigan D, M, F Pinckney, Mich. Michigan Hawks
Van Noord Holly USA Liberty GK Hudsonville, Mich.
Vasconcelos Michele USA Brigham Young M, F Sandy, Utah Avalanche, Utah Force, Olympique Montreux
Vass Julie England/Belgium Santa Clara M, F Clacton-on-Sea, England U17 Bayern Munich
Veldman Gabrielle United State Ball State M South Bend, Ind. Indiana Invaders and Fort Wayne Fever
Wagner Claire USA Clemson D Cary, N.C. Capital Area Soccer League
Walker Ryan USA Stanford F Oakland, Calif. Mustang
Webb Erin USA Missouri D, M Castle Rock, Colo. Real Colorado
Wetherington Allison USA Portland M, D Atlanta, Ga. Concorde Fire
White Lorina USA Ball State D, F Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Beacon Burn
Wilkinson Hannah New Zealand Tennessee F Whangarei, New Zealand Kamo High Schoo