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Star-heavy U.S. women's roster announced for Brazil friendly in Orlando

Star-heavy U.S. women's roster announced for Brazil friendly in Orlando

The U.S. women’s national team will include every member of the World Cup championship squad when it comes to Orlando next week, but it will also welcome several players key to the future of the program.

Eight players were included on the roster for the game against Brazil on Oct. 25 who were not a part of the 2015 Women’s World Cup championship squad. That includes forward Lindsey Horan, Samantha Mewis, Christine Nairn and Crystal Dunn, as well as three players receiving their first-ever call-up to the women’s national team: Jaelene Hinkle, Emily Sonnett and Gina Lewandowski.

The U.S. will kickoff against Brazil at 3 p.m. at the Citrus Bowl. Tickets are...

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