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The Lowdown: Biggest questions for NWSL teams

The Lowdown: Biggest questions for NWSL teams

Dan Lauletta February 2, 2016 97

You can count Punxsutawney Phil among those getting ready for the NWSL season. The groundhog emerged to no shadow on Tuesday morning, signaling a proverbial early spring. That won’t get the new season here

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The Lowdown:  Jeff Plush on the state of NWSL

The Lowdown: Jeff Plush on the state of NWSL

Dan Lauletta January 26, 2016 131

A year ago, at the 2015 college draft, Jeff Plush introduced himself to the small but dedicated NWSL press corps. His outlook was positive, but his demeanor was guarded, and he hid behind the

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The Lowdown: Draft Day turns NWSL on its ear

The Lowdown: Draft Day turns NWSL on its ear

Dan Lauletta January 19, 2016 68

BALTIMORE, Md. — One of the staples of NSCAA Convention week is the women’s coaches’ social the night before the NWSL draft. And one of the staples of the coaches’ social is the inevitable

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Rutgers’ Reed, Skroski go from College Cup to NWSL

Rutgers’ Reed, Skroski go from College Cup to NWSL

Dan Lauletta January 18, 2016 16

BALTIMORE, Md. — Brianne Reed had explicit instructions for her mother and father in the days leading into the NWSL Draft.  She did not want to know where she was projected to be selected. “I

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NWSL unveils new process for player allocations

NWSL unveils new process for player allocations

Jeff Kassouf January 15, 2016 308

Friday wasn’t just draft day for the National Women’s Soccer League — it was also the start of what will ostensibly be a fairer process to distribute allocated players. And it started out with

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Sky Blue grabs Hermann winner Rodriguez at No. 2

Sky Blue grabs Hermann winner Rodriguez at No. 2

Dan Lauletta January 15, 2016 21

BALTIMORE, Md. — Sky Blue FC used the No. 2 pick in Friday’s NWSL draft to take Hermann Trophy winner Raquel Rodriguez. Earlier, Sky Blue rustled the women’s soccer world with the early-morning announcement

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2016 NWSL Draft Results: Sonnett goes No. 1

2016 NWSL Draft Results: Sonnett goes No. 1

Emily Dulhanty January 15, 2016 43

The 2016 NWSL College Draft results are below: Round 1 1) Portland Thorns- Emily Sonnett (Virginia) [KASSOUF: Emily Sonnett chosen first overall by Portland] Sonnett: She was the vocal leader of the UVA backline,

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Nadim sent to Portland; Thorns, Sky Blue swap picks

Nadim sent to Portland; Thorns, Sky Blue swap picks

Jeff Kassouf January 15, 2016 90

Nadia Nadim is headed to Portland Thorns FC in a trade announced just two hours before the start of the 2016 NWSL Draft. The Thorns sent the No. 2 overall pick to Sky Blue

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2016 NWSL College Draft: Sleeper picks

2016 NWSL College Draft: Sleeper picks

Jennifer Gordon January 14, 2016 13

It’s been said almost ad nauseam that this draft class is weak. Although that’s true, it’s possible that if teams do their homework, they could find some gems in the later rounds that could

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2016 NWSL College Draft: Positional rankings

2016 NWSL College Draft: Positional rankings

Jennifer Gordon January 14, 2016 41

The 2015 NWSL College Draft class has a glut of center backs and then at most other positions the cupboard is just about bare. It will be interesting to see how teams navigate this

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