Eagles Announce Roster for Home WPSL Opener Against Cincinnati

Eagles' midfielder Kelly DeNiro plays a pass against Ohio Dominican University on March 31, 2019 | Ken Tishenkel
Eagles' midfielder Kelly DeNiro plays a pass against Ohio Dominican University on March 31, 2019 | Ken Tishenkel
Eagles midfielder Kelly DeNiro is in the 20-woman roster for the club’s home WPSL opener against Cincinnati Sirens FC | Ken Tishenkel

After starting the WPSL season with a win, Columbus Eagles FC returns home for a rivalry match against Cincinnati Sirens FC on Sunday evening. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. and tickets are on sale now for $10 online and at the gate. Kids ages 6 and younger get free admission to the match.

Head coach Matt Ogden is off to a perfect start in charge of the Eagles, and he’s named his 20-woman roster for Sunday’s match with Cincinnati. Ogden’s matchday roster includes many of the players who were in the lineup for Columbus’s 1-0 win over AAFC Lumberjills in Ann Arbor last Saturday.

Here’s the full matchday squad:

Goalkeepers: Hannah Sargent (Lewis Center, Ohio), Abby Weller (Delaware, Ohio), Andrea Vera (Quito, Ecuador)

Defenders: Summer Bourcier (Mansfield, Ohio), Monique Hanayik (Sidney, Ohio), Amber Kern (Dublin, Ohio), Megan Minnix (Columbus, Ohio), Adison Preston (Columbus, Ohio), Olivia Sensky (Powell, Ohio)

Midfielders: Kelly DeNiro (Columbus, Ohio), Ashley Gogolin (Gahanna, Ohio), Alivia Milesky (Plain City, Ohio), Lisa Nouanesengsy (Huber Heights, Ohio), Micaela Powers (Beavercreek, Ohio)

Forwards: Dani Gunderson (Newport News, Va.), Natalie Horner (Columbus, Ohio), Amberly Knox (Columbus, Ohio), Brooklyn Pritt (Scott Depot, W.Va.), Rian Reid (Worthington, Ohio), Cameron Shedenhelm (Pickerington, Ohio)

The match will be streamed on the Eagles’ website here.

Don’t forget that May is our Month of Giving! We’re giving 5% of every purchase you make online with the Eagles – tickets, memberships, merchandise, etc. – to Moms2B, a great local organization that is helping fight the infant mortality rate in central Ohio.

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