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NCAA Weekly: Florida upsets No. 1 Florida State

NCAA Weekly: Florida upsets No. 1 Florida State

Jennifer Gordon August 31, 2015 20

Week two of the 2015 women’s college soccer season has come and gone. Here’s a recap of the week’s big games and storylines. Reigning champions’ unbeaten streak ends The Florida Gators bested in-state rivals and

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Mewis signs with Breakers, goes on loan to Bayern

Mewis signs with Breakers, goes on loan to Bayern

Jeff Kassouf August 31, 2015 111

Kristie Mewis will join defending Frauen-Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich this fall on loan from the Boston Breakers. The Breakers also announced that the club signed Mewis for the 2016 NWSL season with a club

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Spirit, Thorns play to wild, 3-3 draw in Portland

Spirit, Thorns play to wild, 3-3 draw in Portland

Dan Lauletta August 31, 2015 451

The Thorns and Spirit played to a thrilling, 3-3 draw Sunday night in front of a sold out crowd at Providence Park. Crystal Dunn scored two goals including the final equalizer in the 80th

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Masar lifts Dash to end Breakers’ miserable season

Masar lifts Dash to end Breakers’ miserable season

The Equalizer Staff August 30, 2015 40

Ella Masar said she was going to score and get a yellow card for the celebration in the Houston Dash’s final home match of the season on Sunday. She did exactly that. Masar scored

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Fishlock header in 90th extends Reign home streak

Fishlock header in 90th extends Reign home streak

Dan Lauletta August 30, 2015 126

Jessica Fishlock’s 90th-minute header salvaged a 1-1 draw for Seattle Reign FC and kept their Memorial Stadium unbeaten streak alive in a tense battle against Sky Blue FC. It is the second consecutive season

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Press leads Red Stars past Flash to end winless skid

Press leads Red Stars past Flash to end winless skid

The Equalizer Staff August 29, 2015 193

Christen Press tallied a goal and an assist and the Chicago Red Stars ended their six-game winless streak on Saturday with a 2-0 victory over the Western New York Flash at Sahlen’s Stadium in

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NWSL Week 20 preview — racing to host the semis

NWSL Week 20 preview — racing to host the semis

Dan Lauletta August 29, 2015 6

The four playoff berths are secure as are the first and and last spots on the table.  Now the battle heats up for the right to host the semifinal opposite Seattle.  The Spirit are

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Sinclair out Sunday with ankle, Achilles injury

Sinclair out Sunday with ankle, Achilles injury

The Equalizer Staff August 29, 2015 51

Christine Sinclair will miss Portland Thorns FC’s 2015 home finale with a left ankle sprain and left Achilles tendon strain. Sinclair was injured last Saturday in a 1-0 loss to Sky Blue FC in

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With regular routine, O’Hara hitting stride in NWSL

With regular routine, O’Hara hitting stride in NWSL

Jeff Kassouf August 28, 2015 45

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Soccer is a simple game, in which sometimes the simplest of things can make the world of difference. For Kelley O’Hara, those things are confidence and day-to-day happiness. O’Hara returned from

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Spirit clinch playoffs with draw; Thorns eliminated

Spirit clinch playoffs with draw; Thorns eliminated

Jeff Kassouf August 27, 2015 356

A scoreless draw on Thursday on the road was all the Washington Spirit needed to clinch the fourth and final berth in the National Women’s Soccer League playoffs. The Spirit drew defending league champions

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