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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Los Angeles Sol Trims Opening Day Roster to 20 Players


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Contact: Nick Ammazzalorso

nammazzalorso@leaderenterprises.com

LOS ANGELES SOL TRIMS OPENING DAY ROSTER TO 20 PLAYERS

17 Senior Players and Three Developmental Players Named

CARSON, CALIFORNIA - Wednesday, March 25, 2009 – The Los Angeles Sol of Women’s Professional Soccer will open its Inaugural Season this Sunday against the Washington Freedom with 20 players on its roster (17 senior players + 3 developmental), including U.S. National team standout Shannon Boxx and three-time FIFA Player of the Year Marta, the club announced today.

Along with Boxx and Marta, the Sol also features Stephanie Cox and Aly Wagner, Boxx’s U.S. teammates on the gold medal-winning side at the Beijing Olympics, as well as Japanese International Aya Miyama, Chinese dynamo Han Duan, France’s Camile Abily and a host of up-and-coming young players.

The WPS Inaugural Match between the Sol and the Freedom will be at 3 pm Sunday at The Home Depot Center on the campus of California State University-Dominguez Hills and will be the only one played in WPS this weekend.

Individual game and season tickets for the 2009 Sol season are already on sale at the Home Depot Center Box Office and Ticketmaster.com. Season ticket packages start at just $105 for all ten home games. Mini-plans of 5 and 3 games, and group tickets are also available now.

For more information call toll free at 1-877-4-SOL-TIX (476-5849) and www.LosAngelesSol.com.

The Sol’s 20-player roster follows:

First Name

Last Name

Position

Height

College/Last Team

Hometown

Brittany

Cameron

GK

5'8"

University of San Diego

Dublin, CA

Val

Henderson

GK

5'7"

UCLA

Orinda, CA

Karina

LeBlanc

GK

5'9"

Nebraska University

Maple Ridge, BC

Allison

Falk

DF

6'0"

Stanford

Danville, CA

Kendall

Fletcher

DF

5'6"

North Carolina

Cary, North Carolina

Johanna

Frisk

DF

5'7"

Umea IK

Sweden

Stephanie

Cox

DF

5'6"

University of Portland

Elk Grove, CA

Camille

Abily

MD

5'6"

Olympique Lyonnais

Rennes, France

Greer

Barnes

MD

5'7"

West Virginia

Rye, NY

Shannon

Boxx

MD

5'8"

Notre Dame

Redondo Beach, CA

Manya

Makoski

MD

5'4"

Arizona State

Trumbull, CT

Aya

Miyama

MD

5'2"

Okayama Yunogo Belle

Chiba, Japan

Lisa

Sari

MD

5'7"

University of Portland

Longview, WA

Aly

Wagner

MD

5'5"

Santa Clara University

San Jose, CA

McCall

Zerboni

MD

5'4"

UCLA

San Clemente, CA

Brittany

Bock

MD/FD

5'7"

Notre Dame

Naperville, IL

Katie

Larkin

MD/FD

5'5"

BYU

Draper, UT

Han

Duan

FD

5'7"

Dalian Football Club, Liaoning

Dalian, China

Marta


FD

5'4"

Umea IK

Dois Riachos, Alagoas, Brazil

Christie

Welsh

FD

5'10"

Penn State University

Massapequa Park, NY

Note: Cameron, Sari and Zerboni are the three developmental players.

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