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Thursday Roundup: Portland Thorns Announce Preseason Tournament

Thursday Roundup: Portland Thorns Announce Preseason Tournament

The Equalizer Staff January 19, 2017 9

ALSO IN THIS ROUNDUP, REIGN RE-SIGN DALLSTREAM, CANADA ANNOUNCES ROSTER AND USWNT SPEAKS TO MEDIA PORTLAND TO HOST PRESEASON TOURNAMENT Following last year’s positive reception, the Portland Thorns will once again host a preseason

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Sheridan tops three Canadians picked in NWSL draft

Sheridan tops three Canadians picked in NWSL draft

Harjeet Johal January 12, 2017 8

Los Angeles, CA. – It was a long wait through the first two rounds of the 2017 NWSL Draft for Whitby, Ontario native, Kailen Sheridan. The Clemson Tigers goalkeeper finally celebrated when she heard

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Kailen Sheridan, next in Canada’s keeper pipeline

Kailen Sheridan, next in Canada’s keeper pipeline

Harjeet Johal January 9, 2017 2

VANCOUVER, B.C – Canada’s pipeline of talented NWSL goalkeepers looks to continue with Kailen Sheridan. The 21 year-old Whitby, Ontario native, has entered the upcoming 2017 NWSL draft, and will hope to hear her

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Kadeisha Buchanan wins 2016 MAC Hermann Trophy

Kadeisha Buchanan wins 2016 MAC Hermann Trophy

Allison Lee January 6, 2017 26

West Virginia University and Canadian-international defender Kadeisha Buchanan won the 2016 Missouri Athletic Club (MAC) Hermann Trophy. The MAC Hermann trophy is the award given out to the best collegiate player in the country.

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NWSL to Vancouver? It’s a definite maybe

NWSL to Vancouver? It’s a definite maybe

Harjeet Johal January 4, 2017 10

VANCOUVER, B.C – Vancouver Whitecaps FC appear to be making advances towards a possible NWSL franchise in 2018. Away From the Numbers (AFTN), a Canadian soccer website, caused quite a social media frenzy on

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Tuesday Roundup: PSG introduces Lawrence

Tuesday Roundup: PSG introduces Lawrence

The Equalizer Staff January 3, 2017 24

Also in today’s roundup, the NWSL may be expanding north, FCKC is reportedly off the market, and Cayman returns to Europe Canadian international and West Virginia University midfielder Ashley Lawrence has officially signed with Paris

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Breakers acquire Allysha Chapman from Dash

Breakers acquire Allysha Chapman from Dash

Dan Lauletta November 29, 2016 21

The Breakers acquired Canadian left back Allysha Chapman from the Houston Dash on Tuesday in exchange for the No. 15 pick in the 2017 NWSL draft and an international roster spot through 2018. “Allysha

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Canada stars combining on iS4 initiative

Canada stars combining on iS4 initiative

Harjeet Johal November 7, 2016 7

VANCOUVER, B.C – It’s not easy to become a professional athlete. You have to work hard, put in hours and hours to hone your craft, and have the necessary support from your family and

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Canada set friendly with Mexico, eye number 1 ranking

Canada set friendly with Mexico, eye number 1 ranking

Harjeet Johal October 15, 2016 55

VANCOUVER, B.C – Christine Sinclair is not retiring after all. Despite a flurry of activity on social media and fan speculation that Canada’s greatest soccer athlete would be announcing her retirement at a press

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Fleming scores twice, wows, but loses first UCLA game

Fleming scores twice, wows, but loses first UCLA game

The Equalizer Staff August 28, 2016 153

Jessie Fleming scored twice and provided the first of surely many NCAA career viral highlight clips in her debut for UCLA, a 4-3 loss to Florida. Fleming’s first goal was a header which leveled

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