B.C.-born Leroux will have sort-of homecoming at Olympic qualifiers

Sydney Leroux

Sydney Leroux will have a sort-of homecoming in Vancouver this week.

The Surrey,B.C.-born striker, who just went first overall in the WPS draft, will be going to the Olympic qualifiers which begin later this week in Vancouver… as a member of the American team.

Leroux was named to the Americans’ 20-player roster on Monday. Leroux scored 30 times in 36 international matches at the U-20 level, for both Canada and the United States. At the age of 16, she switched allegiances, moving from Canada to the Americans. Her father has an American passport.
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