Houston Dash announce updated 2023 roster 


The Houston Dash announced the team’s final roster today, ahead of the regular season home opener against Racing Louisville FC on Sunday, March 26 at 6:00pm CT at Shell Energy Stadium.

Contract offers were extended to defender Jyllissa Harris, midfielder Sophie Hirst and defender Madelyn Desiano. All three rookies were selected in the 2023 NWSL draft in January. Additionally, goalkeeper Savannah Madden, who joined preseason camp as a non-roster invitee, was also extended a contract offer. Lindsi Jennings will continue to train with the club through the CBA-mandated signing window.

Midfielder Emily Curran has been placed on the Season Ending Injury list after she suffered a torn ACL during preseason training.

Houston has waived forward Michaela Abam and midfielder Elizabeth Eddy.


GOALKEEPERS (2): Jane Campbell, Ella Dederick (SEI)*, Devon Kerr

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

MIDFIELDERS (8): Emily Curran (SEI), Joelle Anderson, Shea Groom, Kelcie Hedge, Sophie Hirst, Bárbara Olivieri, Sophie Schmidt, Havana Solaun, Marisa Viggiano, Makamae Gomera-Stevens (SEI)

FORWARDS (6): Michelle Alozie, Ryan Gareis, Diana Ordóñez, Ebony Salmon, María Sánchez, Cameron Tucker, Paulina Gramaglia (INTL, LOAN), 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