Jennifer Cudjoe was selected by Racing Louisville FC as the third pick of the NWSL expansion draft. (Photo courtesy of Sky Blue FC)

HARRISON, N.J. – Sky Blue FC lost two players in the National Women’s Soccer League expansion draft Thursday.

Racing Louisville FC selected midfielder Jennifer Cudjoe with the third pick and also took defender Kaleigh Riehl on the eighth choice.

Cudjoe, 26, appeared in nine matches, with seven starts, for Sky Blue across all 2020 competitions after being signed to the team following an open.

Riehl, 24, was taken by Sky Blue with the 11th pick in the 2020 NWSL college draft. She appeared in one match in the 2020 Challenge Cup, earning a start for her professional debut against Utah Royals FC.

As per draft rules, up to two players could be selected from each team.


2020 NWSL Expansion Draft Results

1. Addisyn Merrick (NC)
2. Julie Ashley (OL)
3. Jennifer Cudjoe (NJ)
4. CeCe Kizer (HOU)
5. Katie Lund (WAS)
6. Alanna Kennedy (ORL)
7. Lauren Millet (NC)
8. Kaleigh Riehl (NJ)
9. Caitlin Foord (ORL)
10. Katie McClure (WAS)
11. Erin Simon (HOU)
12. Michelle Betos (OL)
13. Tobin Heath (POR)
14. Christen Press (UTAH)