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Tobin Heath, Taylor Smith ruled out of USWNT games vs Korea Republic

CHICAGO (Via U.S. Soccer) – U.S. Women’s National Team forward Tobin Heath (ankle) and defender Taylor Smith (shoulder) will not attend training camp currently taking place in Louisiana due to injuries suffered in the 2017 NWSL Championship match on Oct. 14.

At this point, neither player will be replaced on the roster and the USA will have 20 players available for matches against the Korea Republic, taking place Oct. 19 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome (7 p.m. CT on FS1) in New Orleans and Oct. 22 in Cary, N.C. at Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park (2 p.m. ET on ESPN). U.S. head coach Jill Ellis will name 18 players to suit up for each game.

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U.S. Women’s National Team Roster (Caps/Goals) – October Matches vs. Korea Republic:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Jane Campbell (Houston Dash; 1/0), Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride; 13/0), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars; 20/0),

DEFENDERS (6): Abby Dahlkemper (NC Courage; 9/0), Julie Ertz (Chicago Red Stars; 53/11), Sofia Huerta (Chicago Red Stars; 1/0), Kelley O’Hara (Sky Blue FC; 101/2), Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City; 131/0), Casey Short (Chicago Red Stars; 15/0)

MIDFIELDERS (5): Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC; 39/4), Carli Lloyd (Houston Dash; 242/97), Allie Long (Portland Thorns FC; 31/5), Samantha Mewis (NC Courage; 30/5), Andi Sullivan (Stanford; 4/0)

FORWARDS (6): Crystal Dunn (Chelsea FC; 55/22), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride; 130/77), Christen Press (Chicago Red Stars; 92/43), Mallory Pugh (Washington Spirit; 28/6), Megan Rapinoe (Seattle Reign FC; 125/33), Lynn Williams (NC Courage; 11/3)