Eagles Announce Roster for Friendly Against OU

Eagles defender Monique Hanayik | Ken Tishenkel

Columbus Eagles FC have announced a 19-woman roster for Sunday’s preseason friendly against Ohio University. The match starts Sunday at 4 p.m. at Otterbein University’s Memorial Stadium (135 Center St., Westerville 43081). Tickets are on sale now for $10. The match is included in Eagles’ season memberships, which are on sale now starting at $40.

All three of the Eagles’ three 2018 All-WPSL selections – midfielder Ashley Gogolin, defender Amber Kern, and defender Megan Minnix – are in the matchday squad. The roster also features former WPSL All Stars Dani Gunderson and Kelly DeNiro. Gunderson returns to the matchday squad after injuring her ankle in last weekend’s match against Ohio Dominican University. Eagles standout midfielder Lisa Nouanesengsy is unavailable for the match.

Here’s the full matchday roster:

Goalkeepers: Abby Weller (Delaware, Ohio), Kassandra Young (Lakeville, Minn.), Andrea Vera (Quito, Ecuador)

Defenders: Megan Minnix (Columbus, Ohio), Amber Kern (Dublin, Ohio), Kate Prewitt (Pickerington, Ohio), Monique Hanayik (Sidney, Ohio), Brooklyn Pritt (Scott Depot, W.Va.), Lauren Juttner (Lewis Center, Ohio)

Midfielders: Micaela Powers (Beavercreek, Ohio), Ashley Gogolin (Gahanna, Ohio), Kelly DeNiro (Columbus, Ohio), Summer Bourcier (Mansfield, Ohio), Macy Torres (Fairfield, Ohio), Rachel Bender (Massillon, Ohio), Veronica Zaciek (Marion, Ohio)

Forwards: Dani Gunderson (Newport News, Va.), Natalie Horner (Upper Arlington, Ohio), Elle Nelson (Missoula, Mont.)

The match is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. Sunday at Otterbein University’s Memorial Stadium (1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, Ohio 43219). Parking at the venue is free. Tickets are on sale online and at the gate for $10. Kids 6 years old and younger get into the match for free.

Note: The club is testing out a new broadcast system, and the match will be viewable here on the Eagles live-streaming page.

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