But she has trained away from the field with the national-team program a few times this year, and was named to the roster for two pre-Olympic tuneup games this month.
The 31-year-old might get some time on the field in a quick trip back to Seattle this weekend for Saturday's Reign game against the Western New York Flash.
The Long Island native was the last cut from the 2015 World Cup squad, and took it out on the NWSL by scoring 15 goals for the Washington Spirit. Dunn has carried that form to the national team, scoring all 13 of her international goals since last September.
crowd was cheering for more loudly, Rapinoe’s goal or the entrance of Alex Morgan.
The Denver-area native hasn't even turned pro yet - she'll head to UCLA after coming home from the Olympics - but she has fit in seamlessly in central and wide roles.
Pugh's national-team debut came as a 17-year-old this past January, and she scored the first of her two goals so far in 12 appearances.
The retirements of striker Abby Wambach, midfielder Lauren Holiday and defender Christie Rampone, who grew up in Point Pleasant, N.
J., opened the door for a crop of sensational young talents.