Casey Murphy Reflects on First Few Courage Practices, USWNT Call Up

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In the off-season, the NWSL experienced a ton of changes in rosters between drafts, trades, and players going overseas. The North Carolina Courage were not immune to changes to their roster for any of those reasons. One of the big changes came with a changing of goalkeepers, acquiring OL Reign goalkeeper Casey Murphy and allocation money for Crystal Dunn who subsequently was traded to Portland. The NC Courage started back practices on Monday, February 1 in chilly temperatures. In a press conference Tuesday, Murphy reflected on her first few days with the team. 2679

Five Courage Players Called Up for USWNT

McCall Zerboni pre-game

Via their website Friday, the NC Courage announced that five of their players are heading to the US Women's National Team (USWNT) training and trio of January friendlies. That in itself, it's really surprising news for anyone that follows the Courage, the NWSL or the USWNT. The big news is it means that McCall Zerboni has recovered enough to train with the USWNT, and possibly compete in the two January 2019 friendlies. 47