Houston Dash announce updated 2023 preseason roster


The Houston Dash announced the team’s updated preseason roster today.

Houston has added defender Courtney Peterson and midfielder Bárbara Olivieri. The Dash signed Peterson to a two-year contract on Feb. 13, following the acquisition of her rights in a trade with Orlando Pride. Olivieri signed with the Dash through the 2023 season with an option for 2024 on Feb. 7.

Forward Paulina Gramaglia joined Red Bull Bragantino on loan for the remainder of the year while the team waived defender Julia Ashley on Feb. 19.


GOALKEEPERS (3): Jane Campbell, Devon Kerr, Savannah Madden (NRI), Ella Dederick (SEI)*

DEFENDERS (10): Allysha Chapman, Annika Creel, Madelyn Desiano (DRAFT), Caprice Dydasco, Jyllissa Harris (DRAFT), Natalie Jacobs, Lindsi Jennings (DRAFT), Katie Lind, Courtney Petersen, Ally Prisock

MIDFIELDERS (9): Emily Curran, Elizabeth Eddy, Shea Groom, Kelcie Hedge, Sophie Hirst (DRAFT), Bárbara Olivieri, Sophie Schmidt, Havana Solaun, Marisa Viggiano, Makame Gomera-Stevens (SEI)*

FORWARDS (8): Michaela Abam, Michelle Alozie, Joelle Anderson, Ryan Gareis, Diana Ordóñez, Ebony Salmon, María Sánchez, Cameron Tucker, Nichelle Prince (SEI)*

*Players on the SEI list do not count toward the preseason roster tally.


NRI = Non-roster invitee
NYR = Not yet reported to camp
DRAFT = 2023 NWSL Draft Pick
SEI = Season Ending Injury List
LOAN = Player on loan