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Kelley O'Hara named to USWNT roster for Olympic Qualifying

The Sky Blue FC defender will be off helping the US.

Jennifer Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

When the United States Women's National Team start their Qualifying run for this year Olympics, that team will include Kelley O'Hara of Sky Blue FC. O'Hara is one of seven defenders chosen by Jill Ellis for the qualifying tournament that will be held from February 10-21 in Texas.

O'Hara has been called to play 70 times in her career for the Senior National Team. She has also appeared at theU-16, U-17, U-20, and U-23 levels for the US.

Full Roster for Olympic Qualifying:

GOALKEEPERS (3): Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars), Hope Solo (Seattle Reign FC)

DEFENDERS (7): Jaelene Hinkle (Western New York Flash), Julie Johnston (Chicago Red Stars), Meghan Klingenberg (Portland Thorns FC), Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit), Kelley O'Hara (Sky Blue FC), Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City), Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns FC)

MIDFIELDERS (5): Morgan Brian (Houston Dash), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC), Carli Lloyd (Houston Dash), Samantha Mewis (Western New York Flash)

FORWARDS (5): Crystal Dunn (Washington Spirit), Stephanie McCaffrey (Boston Breakers), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride), Christen Press (Chicago Red Stars), Mallory Pugh (Real Colorado)