Experienced internationals continue to flock to the W-League.
Most will be playing out on the Central Conference, which includes clubs from Ontario and Quebec. The Western Conference and Seattle Sounders often attract BC-born players.
Each player listed below either has a cap or has attended a Canada Soccer camp at the senior or youth level.
K-W United – Cassie Wheldon, Courtney Conrad, Leticia Skeete
Laval Comets – Rhian Wilkinson, Josée Bélanger, Mélissa Busque, Geneviève Richard, Amy Pietrangelo, Catherine Charron-Delage, Kylie Davis, Constance De Chantal Dumont, Vanessa Grégoire, Julia Liguori, Amandine Pierre-Louis, Valérie Sanderson, Natasha Tcheki-Jamgotchian
London Gryphons – Emily Campbell, Chantale Campbell, Miranda Horn,
Ottawa Fury – Bry McCarthy, Shelina Zadorsky, Christabel Oduro, Ashley Lawrence, Kadeisha Buchanan, Kayla Adamek, Maryse Bard-Martel
Quebec Dynamo – Marie-Joëlle Vandal, Amanda Goulet, Catherine Levasseur, Easther Mayi Kith, Mélissa Roy, Marie-Mychèle Métivier
Toronto Lady Lynx – Madeline Iozzi, Patricia Koutoulas, Jade Kovacevic, Cloe Lacasse, Jordyn Listro, Rebecca Pongetti, Madison Solow
Seattle Sounders – Brittany Baxter, Rachel Melhado, Nicole Setterlund
We’ll update this list as rosters change.
The 2014 W-League season runs from May to July, with the championship match taking place July 27th. It’ll be streamed on YouTube.
About the author:
Sandra Prusina is a journalist and broadcaster based out of Calgary, Canada. She has covered women’s soccer since 2010. She’s also a segment reporter for Olympic Broadcast Services, traveling to Vancouver, London and Sochi to work for the host broadcaster.