Meet the USWNT 23: The USA's 2015 Women's World Cup team

Meet the U.S. women's national team headed to the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada. Exclusive video, photos, stats for each of the 23 players and manager Jill Ellis.
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It's been 16 years since the U.S. women's national team won a World Cup. These are the 23 players and one manager who hope to put an end to that streak. 

Meet the U.S. women's national team, which kicks off its quest to capture the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada on June 8 and hopes to not finish until a July 5 match at Vancouver's BC Place. 

Led by veterans such as Abby Wambach, Carli Lloyd, Hope Solo, prolific forwards Alex Morgan, Sydney Leroux and Christen Press and up-and-coming talents in Morgan Brian and Julie Johnston, Jill Ellis's team faces a difficult group and an improving array of contenders around the world, but is still among the favorites to reach the sport's pinnacle.

Scroll below for exclusive player video interviews and images (and be sure to check out the SI cover images) for the 2015 USA Women's World Cup team (individual write-ups by Liviu Bird):

Goalkeepers

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Defenders

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Midfielders

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Forwards

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Coach

Goalkeepers

Height: 5'9"
Age: 33
Hometown: Richland, Washington
Club: Seattle Reign

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Hope Solo
No. 1

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Height: 5'9"
Age: 27
Hometown: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Club: Boston Breakers

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Alyssa Naeher
No. 21

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Height: 5'9"
Age: 29
Hometown: Satellite Beach, Florida
Club: Washington Spirit

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Ashlyn Harris
No. 18

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Defenders

Height: 5'6"
Age: 39
Hometown: Point Pleasant, New Jersey
Club: Sky Blue FC

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Christie Rampone
No. 3

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Height: 5'7"
Age: 23
Hometown: Mesa, Arizona
Club: Chicago Red Stars

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Julie Johnston
No. 19

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Height: 5'6"
Age: 30
Hometown: Dumfries, Virginia
Club: Washington Spirit

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Ali Krieger
No. 11

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Height: 5'7"
Age: 29
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Club: FC Kansas City

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Becky Sauerbrunn
No. 4

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Height: 5'8"
Age: 27
Hometown: Rolling Hills Estates, California
Club: Western NY Flash

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Whitney Engen
No. 6

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Height: 5'4"
Age: 31
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Club: Chicago Red Stars

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Lori Chalupny
No. 16

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Height: 5'2"
Age: 26
Hometown: Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
Club: Houston Dash

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Meghan Klingenberg
No. 22

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Height: 5'5"
Age: 26
Hometown: Fayetteville, Georgia
Club: Sky Blue FC

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Kelley O'Hara
No. 5

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Midfielders

Height: 5'8"
Age: 37
Hometown: Redondo Beach, California
Club: Chicago Red Stars

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Shannon Boxx
No. 7

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Height: 5'8"
Age: 32
Hometown: Delran, New Jersey
Club: Houston Dash

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Carli Lloyd
No. 10

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Height: 5'8"
Age: 27
Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
Club: FC Kansas City

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Lauren Holiday
No. 12

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Height: 5'6"
Age: 26
Hometown: Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Club: Portland Thorns

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Tobin Heath
No. 17

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Height: 5'7"
Age: 22
Hometown: St. Simons Island, Georgia
Club: Houston Dash

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Morgan Brian
No. 14

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Height: 5'7"
Age: 29
Hometown: Redding, California
Club: Seattle Reign

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Megan Rapinoe
No. 15

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Height: 5'5"
Age: 30
Hometown: East Brunswick, New Jersey
Club: FC Kansas City

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Heather O'Reilly
No. 9

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Forwards

Height: 5'7"
Age: 26
Hometown: Palos Verdes Estates, California
Club: Chicago Red Stars

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Christen Press
No. 23

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Height: 5'7"
Age: 25
Hometown: Scottsdale, Arizona
Club: Western NY Flash

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Sydney Leroux
No. 2

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Height: 5'4"
Age: 28
Hometown: Lake Forest, California
Club: FC Kansas City

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Amy Rodriguez
No. 8

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Height: 5'7"
Age: 25
Hometown: Diamond Bar, California
Club: Portland Thorns

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Alex Morgan
No. 13

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Height: 5'11"
Age: 35
Hometown: Rochester, New York
Club: Unattached

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Abby Wambach
No. 20

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Coach

Age: 48
Hometown: Miami, Florida
Coach since: May 2014

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Jill Ellis

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