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3 West Virginia Women’s Soccer Alumnae to Meet in Women’s World Cup

On Monday, June 8, in Montpellier, France, three former West Virginia women’s soccer players will play in their respective opening matches for Canada and Cameroon in Group E of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. This is the second-straight Women’s World Cup in which a Mountaineer has played.

Returning to action for the Canada women’s national soccer team, are 2015 Women’s World Cup Best Younger Player Kadeisha Buchanan and the versatile Ashley Lawrence. Buchanan, a defender plays for Olympique Lyonnaise in Lyon—inarguably the best women’s professional club in the world. Lawrence, a winger signed for Paris Saint-Germain in 2017 and has appeared 45 times for the Paris women’s professional club.