The club features 24 players in camp.
That includes returning forwards Paige Monaghan, Ifeoma Onumonu, and Margaret “Midge” Purce; midfielders Nicole Baxter, Jennifer Cudjoe, Elizabeth Eddy, Nahomi Kawasumi, Sodam Lee, Domi Richardson, Kenie Wright, and McCall Zerboni; defenders Imani Dorsey, Caprice Dydasco, Sabrina Flores, Mandy Freeman, Estelle Johnson, Gina Lewandowski, and Erica Skroski; and goalkeepers DiDi Haracic, Megan Hinz and Amanda “Mandy” McGlynn.
All of Sky Blue FC’s 2021 NWSL draft picks, including Brianna Pinto (University of North Carolina), Taryn Torres (University of Virginia), Delanie Sheehan (UCLA), and Tess Boade (Duke University), have elected to remain in college through at the least the conclusion of the 2021 college spring season.
Non-roster invitees include midfielders Taylor Aylmer, Grace Cutler, and Claire Winter. Forward Mikaela Howell, who started preseason with Sky Blue FC, is no longer in camp.
Forwards Carli Lloyd and Evelyne Viens will report to camp in early March following the SheBelieves Cup for the U.S. women’s national team and Canada women’s natioanl team, respectively. Goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan suffered a right hip injury during the SheBelieves Cup and is currently rehabbing. There is no timetable released on her return.
Sky Blue FC is preparing for the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup beginning April 9 and a 24-match season kicking off May 15.
2021 Sky Blue FC Preseason Roster (27 players):
GOALKEEPERS (4): Kailen Sheridan (ALL-CAN), DiDi Haracic, Megan Hinz, Amanda “Mandy” McGlynn
DEFENDERS (7): Imani Dorsey, Caprice Dydasco, Sabrina Flores, Mandy Freeman, Estelle Johnson, Gina Lewandowski, Erica Skroski
MIDFIELDERS (11): Taylor Aylmer (NRI), Nicole Baxter, Grace Cutler (NRI), Jennifer Cudjoe (INTL), Elizabeth Eddy, Nahomi Kawasumi (INTL), Sodam Lee (INTL), Domi Richardson, Claire Winter (NRI), Kenie Wright, McCall Zerboni
FORWARDS (5): Carli Lloyd (ALL-USA, NYR), Paige Monaghan, Ifeoma Onumonu, Margaret “Midge” Purce (ALL-USA), Evelyne Viens (INTL, NYR)
2021 Allocated Players (ALL): 3
International Players (INTL): 4
Non-roster Invitees: 3
NRI – non-roster invitee
NYR – not yet reported to camp
FED – 2021 Allocated Player
INTL – International Player