Carli Lloyd (left) and Crystal Dunn were chosen to the 35-player U.S. provisional roster for the CONCACAF Women’s Championship. (Jeffrey Auger Photo)

Several familiar names were named to the 35-player U.S. provisional roster for the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship next month.

The competition is the qualifying arm for the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France.

Among the local names selected by head coach Jill Ellis were midfielder Allie Long of Northport, N.Y., midfielder-forward Crystal Dunn of Rockville Centre, N.Y. and Sky Blue midfielder Savannah McCaskill.

Other players on the roster included were forward Carli Lloyd, the Golden Ball winner of the 2015 Women’s World Cup, forward Alex Morgan, defender-midfielder Kelley O’Hara, forward Mallory Pugh, midfielder-forward Megan Rapinoe, midfielder Morgan Brian.

The Americans, No. 1 in the FIFA women’s rankings, are the defending world champions.

All U.S. group matches will be played at Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C.

The Americans will face Mexico in their opener Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m., Panama Oct. 7 at 5 p.m. and T&T Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. (all times ET).

Canada, the seeded team in Group B, will meet Jamaica, Costa Rica and Cuba in Edinburg, Texas from Oct. 5-11.

The semifinals, third-place match and championship game will be held in Frisco, Texas.

The two semifinal winners, which will be determined Oct. 14, will qualify for France 2019. The winner of the third place match Oct. 17, also will book a spot in the WWC. The fourth-place team will meet the South American third-place team in an intercontinental playoff for the final berth.

The U.S. roster

Abby Dahlkemper 13-May-93 Defender North Carolina Courage, USA

Adrianna Franch 12-Nov-90 Goalkeeper Portland Thorns FC, USA

Alex Morgan 2-Jul-89 Striker Orlando Pride, USA

Allie Long 13-Aug-87 Midfielder Seattle Reign FC, USA

Alyssa Naeher 20-Apr-88 Goalkeeper Chicago Red Stars, USA

Amy Rodriguez 17-Feb-87 Striker Utah Royals FC, USA

Andi Sullivan 20-Dec-95 Midfielder Washington Spirit, USA

Ashlyn Harris 19-Oct-85 Goalkeeper Orlando Pride, USA

Becky Sauerbrunn 6-Jun-85 Defender Utah Royals FC, USA

Carli Lloyd 16-Jul-82 Striker Sky Blue FC, USA

Casey Short 23-Aug-90 Defender Chicago Red Stars, USA

Christen Press 29-Dec-88 Striker Utah Royals FC, USA

Crystal Dunn 3-Jul-92 Defender North Carolina Courage, USA

Danielle Colaprico 6-May-93 Midfielder Chicago Red Stars, USA

Emily Sonnett 25-Nov-93 Defender Portland Thorns FC, USA

Hailie Mace 24-Mar-97 Defender UCLA, USA

Jaelene Hinkle 28-May-93 Defender North Carolina Courage, USA

Jane Campbell 17-Feb-95 Goalkeeper Houston Dash, USA

Jessica McDonald 28-Feb-88 Striker North Carolina Courage, USA

Julie Ertz 6-Apr-92 Midfielder Chicago Red Stars, USA

Kealia Ohai 31-Jan-92 Striker Houston Dash, USA

Kelley O’Hara 4-Aug-88 Defender Utah Royals FC, USA

Lindsey Horan 26-May-94 Midfielder Portland Thorns FC, USA

Lynn Williams 21-May-93 Striker North Carolina Courage, USA

Mallory Pugh 29-Apr-98 Striker Washington Spirit, USA

McCall Zerboni 13-Dec-86 Midfielder North Carolina Courage, USA

Megan Rapinoe 5-Jul-85 Striker Seattle Reign FC, USA

Merritt Mathias 2-Jul-90 Defender North Carolina Courage, USA

Morgan Brian 26-Feb-93 Midfielder Chicago Red Stars, USA

Rose Lavelle 14-May-95 Midfielder Washington Spirit, USA

Samantha Mewis 9-Oct-92 Midfielder North Carolina Courage, USA

Savannah McCaskill 31-Jul-96 Midfielder Sky Blue FC, USA

Sofia Huerta 14-Dec-92 Midfielder Houston Dash, USA

Tierna Davidson 19-Sep-98 Defender Stanford University, USA

Tobin Heath 29-May-88 Striker Portland Thorns FC, USA