Pellerud Announces Roster For USA Friendly

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Women’s World Cup Team head coach Even Pellerud today named his 16-player roster for the upcoming friendly against the United States on July 3rd at The Coliseum in Nashville, Tennessee at 7:00 p.m. CT (8:00 p.m. ET).



New to the World Cup roster is Emily Zurrer of Crofton, BC who was recently named MVP at the CONCACAF U-19 Qualifying Tournament where Canada defeated the United States in extra time and claimed a berth at the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship in Thailand.



Other U-19 team players on this roster include Aysha Jamani, Kara Lang, Véronique Maranda, and Brittany Timko. All four have earned caps at the senior level.

Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Women’s World Cup Team head coach Even Pellerud today named his 16-player roster for the upcoming friendly against the United States on July 3rd at The Coliseum in Nashville, Tennessee at 7:00 p.m. CT (8:00 p.m. ET).



New to the World Cup roster is Emily Zurrer of Crofton, BC who was recently named MVP at the CONCACAF U-19 Qualifying Tournament where Canada defeated the United States in extra time and claimed a berth at the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship in Thailand.



Other U-19 team players on this roster include Aysha Jamani, Kara Lang, Véronique Maranda, and Brittany Timko. All four have earned caps at the senior level.



“This game will add experience to the younger players on the team,” said head coach Even Pellerud. “We are looking at what impact the younger generation of players will have at the senior level. Presently, the U-19 team is our priority heading into November.”



The game, which will be played at the home of the Tennessee Titans of the NFL, will mark the 34th time these two rivals have faced each other. The US defeated Canada 2-0 at the Four Nations Tournament in China on February 3 and came away with a 3-1 win in the 2003 Women’s World Cup Third Place Match in October.



This will be Canada’s first game since the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Costa Rica in March.



Rogers Sportsnet will carry the game on all four digital networks on a delay basis.



Sportsnet Eastt@ 11:00 p.m. (ET)

Sportsnet Ontariot@ 11:00 p.m. (ET)

Sportsnet Westt@ 11:00 p.m. (MT)

Sportsnet Pacifict@ 7:00 p.m. (PT)



Please note: times listed are local for the four broadcast regions



The team will depart for Nashville on Thursday, July 1st and return on Sunday, July 4th.



Canadian Roster for Nashville



No.tNametPos.tDOBtCaps tG/StClubtHometown

11tHermus, RandeetDt14/11/79t52t4tVancouver WhitecapstLangley, BC

10tHooper, CharmainetF/Dt15/01/68t115t62tAtlanta BeattOttawa, ON

14tJamani, AyshatFt28/06/87t8t7tEdmonton AviatorstCalgary, AB

15tLang, KaratM/Ft22/10/86t41t21tVancouver WhitecapstOakville, ON

2tLatham, ChristinetFt15/09/81t39t15tSan Diego SpirittCalgary, AB

8tMaranda, VéroniquetMt18/08/86t11t1tMontréal XtremetSaint-Lambert, QC

13tMatheson, DianatMt06/04/84t27t1tOttawa Fury/Princeton U.tOakville, ON

22tMcLeod, ErintGKt26/02/83t14t4tVancouver Whitecaps/SMUtCalgary, AB

7tMorneau, IsabelletDt18/04/76t68t6tMontréal XtremetLongueuil, QC

3tNault, Marie-EvetM/Dt16/02/82t7t0tMontréal Xtreme/U. of TennesseetTrois-Rivieres

5tNeil, AndreatMt26/10/71t100t19tVancouver WhitecapstVancouver, BC

12tSinclair, ChristinetFt12/06/83t64t49tUniversity of PortlandtBurnaby, BC

1tSwiatek, TaryntGKt04/02/81t12t5tOttawa FurytCalgary, AB

9tTancredi, MelissatDt28/12/81t5t0tUniversity of Notre DametHamilton, ON

16tTimko, BrittanytMt05/09/85t32t0tVancouver WhitecapstCoquitlam, BC

4tZurrer, EmilytF/Dt12/07/87t0t0tNanaimo Women’s PremiertCrofton, BC

Staff

Pellerud, EventHead Coach

Bridge, IantAssistant Coach

Brodsgaard, SheltGoalkeeper Coach

Campbell, CathytTeam Doctor

Bay, GregtTherapist

Birarda, BobtTeam Manager

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