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Sounders Women announce open tryouts March 3-4

This just in from Seattle Sounders Women:

TUKWILA, Wash. - The Seattle Sounders Women today announce dates and details for the club'sOpen Tryouts in preparation for the 2012 W-League season.

Sounders Women Open Tryouts will be held March 3 and 4 at the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila,Washington. Sessions on both days will run from 7 pm to 9 pm. Sounders Women head coach MichelleFrench and staff will be on hand to evaluate trialists.

The tryouts are free. Please come prepared to pay for parking. Wear shoes appropriate for a Field Turfsurface. Players are asked to check in outside the stadium field before the sessions begin.

"Because we are in the early stages of solidifying the roster, the tryouts will essentially be a startingpoint to officially identify and select a pool of talented players who will compete for roster spots on the2012 Sounders Women's team,” says Coach French. “Tryouts will be a great opportunity to see wherepotential players are at both physically and mentally. As a staff, we will be sure to educate players onthe standards and expectations that will come along with being a member of the Sounders Women'steam. Our goal is to come away from the weekend having selected an initial group of players who willhelp to make the Sounders Women successful this coming summer."The Sounders Women feature high-level amateur players in a professional setting. Watch for updatesvia the club's social media sites at The W-League season kicks off in May.