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Bay FC announces 2024 preseason roster to open training camp 

Bay FC Announces Preseason Training Camp Roster

Club begins team training in Santa Barbara on Jan. 23 

San Francisco (Jan. 23, 2024) Bay FC, the Bay Area’s new women’s professional soccer franchise in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), today announced their 2024 preseason roster as the team opens training camp on Jan. 23 in Santa Barbara, Calif. 
The team will take part in the first ever Coachella Valley Invitational for NWSL teams from Feb. 19-24 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif., alongside Angel City FC, Portland Thorns FC and San Diego Wave FC. Bay FC will square off against San Diego on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 12 p.m. (Pacific) before facing Angel City on Saturday, Feb. 24; kickoff is set for 1 p.m. (Pacific). The first annual invitational will be open to fans with passes on sale at www.CoachellaValleyInvitational.com.  
The NWSL regular season will kick off on March 16. In total, each team will compete in 26 regular season matches, 13 matches at home and 13 matches on the road. In addition to the CBA-mandated league break from July 8 to 14, the NWSL will break from league play from July 15 to Aug. 18 while the Paris 2024 Olympics are staged. During this time, the league will organize a tournament, featuring international participants and all 14 NWSL clubs, beginning the weekend of July 19-21. Further details regarding the competition and format are forthcoming. 
As part of the league’s expanded playoff format, eight clubs will qualify for the 2024 NWSL Playoffs, which will now consist of four quarterfinal matches and eliminate byes to the semifinals. The quarterfinal round will take place the weekend of Nov. 9-10 ahead of the semifinal round set for the weekend of Nov.16-17. The 2024 campaign will conclude with the NWSL Championship on Nov. 23. 
The full league schedule and accompanying broadcast details will be released at a later date. 
2024 Bay FC Preseason Roster (by position)  
(as of Jan. 23, 2024)  
Goalkeepers (4): Emmie Allen (NRI), Hailey Coll (NRI), Melissa Lowder (NRI), Katelyn Rowland  
Defenders (10): Caitlin Cosme (NRI), Caprice Dydasco, Maya Gordon (NRI), Savy King (DRAFT), Alyssa Malonson, Tegan McGrady (NRI), Emily Menges, Kiki Pickett, Kayla Sharples, Laveni Vaka (DRAFT) 
Midfielders (9): Joelle Anderson, Dorian Bailey, Tess Boade, Maya Doms (DRAFT), Alex Loera, Maya McCutcheon (NRI), Maddie Moreau (NRI), Jamie Shepherd (DRAFT), Brianna Visalli (NRI) 
Forwards (7): Scarlett Camberos, Caroline Conti (DRAFT), Jasmine Hamid (NRI), Rachel Hill, Ru Mucherera (NRI), Shaelan Murison (NRI), Chioma Ubogagu (NRI)  


NRI – Non-roster invitee 

NYR – Not yet reported to camp 

INTL – International Player 

DRAFT – 2024 NWSL Draft Pick 

About Bay Football Club  

Bay Football Club (Bay FC) is the new women’s professional soccer franchise representing the Bay Area and the 14th team to join the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). Bay FC was established in April 2023 and co-founded by USWNT legends Brandi Chastain, Leslie Osborne, Danielle Slaton, and Aly Wagner in partnership with global investment firm Sixth Street and an investor group of leading tech, business and sports executives. Sixth Street’s investment is the largest institutional investment to date in a women’s professional sports franchise. Bay FC is changing the face of women’s soccer as we know it. Beginning play in the 2024 season, we are building a squad that will play the beautiful game with power, passion, energy, and creativity. Ticket deposits are now open for Bay FC at https://bayfc.com and fans can follow Bay FC’s social channels (@wearebayfc) for the latest news, merchandise, and events.