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Fifteen UCLA Alumnae Set to Play in NWSL Challenge Cup

Jun 23, 2020
Anika Rodriguez (photo by Scott Chandler)

A total of 15 UCLA women's soccer alumnae will play in the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup presented by P&G and Secret, which kicks off on June 27 in Herriman, Utah.

CBS will air the opening match between North Carolina Courage and Portland Thorns FC on June 27 at 9:30 am PT, a game that features five Bruins (NC Courage's Abby Dahlkemper, Hailie Mace, Sam Mewis, Katelyn Rowland; Thorns FC's Anika Rodriguez). CBS will also air the final on July 26. The full eight-team, 23-game tournament will be streamed live on CBS All Access in the U.S. and Canada and will re-air on CBS Sports Network. Fans outside the U.S. and Canada can stream the full tournament on Twitch.

For the full schedule, click here.

Below is the list of teams with Bruins on their NWSL Challenge Cup rosters:

Chicago Red Stars: Zoey Goralski
Houston Dash: Megan Oyster
North Carolina Courage: Abby Dahlkemper, Hailie Mace, Sam Mewis, Katelyn Rowland
OL Reign: Lauren Barnes, Darian Jenkins, Taylor Smith, Rosie White
Portland Thorns FC: Anika Rodriguez
Sky Blue FC: Sarah Woldmoe, McCall Zerboni
Washington Spirit: Kaiya McCullough, Ashley Sanchez