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Red Stars set 25-player NWSL roster

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By Daily Herald News Services

The Chicago Red Stars have set their 25-player roster for the 2013 National Women's Soccer League season.

The club, which opens regular-season play April 14 against Seattle Reign FC at the Benedictine Sports Complex in Lisle, completed its roster with the signings of Lydia Vandenbergh, a discovery player selection, and Rachel Quon, the team's first pick in the second round of the inaugural NWSL College Draft.

Vandenbergh, a 29-year-old defender who competed collegiately at Clemson, was a member of the Red Stars during WPS in 2009 and 2010. Quon is a 21-year-old defender from Stanford and a native of Lake Forest. Both players will help anchor a backline that includes Canadian National Team goalkeeper Erin McLeod and defender Carmelina Moscato.

The Red Stars' preseason schedule includes a trip to Marquette at 4:30 p.m. March 24, and a visit to Notre Dame at 6 p.m. April 3.

The team will practice and play additional preseason contests in Austin, Texas, from March 25-31 before returning to prepare for their NWSL home opener on April 14 against Seattle.

Red Stars roster

Shannon Boxx, midfielder

Zakiya Bywaters, midfielder/forward

Lori Chalupny, midfielder

Maribel Dominguez, forward

Lauren Fowlkes, defender/forward

Dinora Garza, midfielder

Hanna Gilmore, midfielder/forward

Taryn Hemmings, defender

Jen Hoy, forward

Erin Kane, goalkeeper

Ella Masar, forward

Alyssa Mautz, midfielder

Jessica McDonald, forward

Erin McLeod, goalkeeper

Carmelina Moscato, defender

Leslie Osborne, midfielder

Rachel Quon, defender

Jackie Santacaterina, defender

Julianne Sitch, midfielder

Maureen "Mo" Smunt, midfielder

Lindsey Tarpley, midfielder/forward

Taylor Vancil, goalkeeper

Lydia Vandenbergh, defender

Alissa VonderHaar, midfielder

Michelle Wenino, defender

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