Orlando Pride Announces 2020 End of Season Roster Statuses

Orlando Pride Announces 2020 End of Season Roster Statuses

ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 30, 2020) — Following the conclusion of its fifth season, the Orlando Pride have announced the contract status for each member of its 2020 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) roster. 

The Pride will retain the rights of 23 players by extending new contract offers to eight players and exercising options on six players, while four players are already under contract for the 2021 season. The Club also retains the NWSL playing rights of five Federation players in Ashlyn Harris (USA), Ali Krieger (USA), Alex Morgan (USA), Emily Sonnett (USA) and Shelina Zadorsky (CAN). 2021 Federation player statuses will be announced at a later date. 

In addition, the Pride have waived forward Abby Elinsky as well as defenders Julie King and Morgan Reid. 


Orlando Pride Contract Status (as of Oct. 30, 2020):

Kristen Edmonds: Extending New Contract Offer
Abby Elinsky: Waived
Claire Emslie: Extending New Contract Offer
Ashlyn Harris: Federation Player (USA)
Alanna Kennedy: Extending New Contract Offer
Julie King: Waived
Taylor Kornieck: Exercising Option
Ali Krieger: Federation Player (USA)
Sydney Leroux: Extending New Contract Offer
Camila Martins Pereira: Extending New Contract Offer
Erin McLeod: Exercising Option
Jade Moore: Exercising Option
Alex Morgan: Federation Player (USA)
Courtney Petersen: Under Contract for 2021
Carson Pickett: Exercising Option
Konya Plummer: Under Contract for 2021
Toni Pressley: Extending New Contract Offer
Morgan Reid: Waived
Ali Riley: Exercising Option
Emily Sonnett: Federation Player (USA)
Emily van Egmond: Extending New Contract Offer
Marta Vieira da Silva: Exercising Option
Marisa Viggiano: Extending New Contract Offer
Chelsee Washington: Under Contract for 2021
Brittany Wilson: Under Contract for 2021
Shelina Zadorsky: Federation Player (CAN)

Note: Contracts for players signed to Short Term Contracts expired following the conclusion of the 2020 Fall Series.

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