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Best of the rest: Undrafted players look for chances

Best of the rest: Undrafted players look for chances

Jennifer Gordon January 22, 2015 18

When the final of the 36 names were called Friday at the NWSL Draft in Philadelphia, the energy and hustle of the room didn’t die away immediately. The coaches and staff of most NWSL

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The Lowdown: Inside the 2015 NWSL Draft

The Lowdown: Inside the 2015 NWSL Draft

Dan Lauletta January 20, 2015 15

PHILADELPHIA — When last week’s NWSL draft was over, nine coaches took turns standing in front of the background curtain decorated with league logos, and told the gathered media how well the day had

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UCLA makes draft history with 6 of first 19 picks

UCLA makes draft history with 6 of first 19 picks

Dan Lauletta January 16, 2015 22

PHILADELPHIA — Amanda Cromwell played at Virginia, so she can claim a very small part of the glory over Morgan Brian being taken first overall in Friday’s NWSL Draft.  Today, Cromwell is the head

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Dash select Brian No. 1 overall in 2015 NWSL Draft

Dash select Brian No. 1 overall in 2015 NWSL Draft

The Equalizer Staff January 16, 2015 186

PHILADELPHIA — The Houston Dash selected Morgan Brian first overall in the 2015 NWSL Draft on Friday. The University of Virginia midfielder is a two-time MAC Hermann Trophy winner as college soccer’s best player.

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Sleeper picks: 2015 NWSL College Draft

Sleeper picks: 2015 NWSL College Draft

Jennifer Gordon January 14, 2015 11

The NWSL 2015 draft is quickly approaching. While the 2014 draft class was chock-full of talent, this year’s class isn’t nearly as deep. [GORDON: Positional rankings  |  LAULETTA: Team needs  |  Draft coverage] Nonetheless,

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Thorns acquire Kendall Johnson, deal last two picks

Thorns acquire Kendall Johnson, deal last two picks

Dan Lauletta January 14, 2015 32

Portland Thorns FC have finally traded themselves out of the 2015 draft and they have a local player to show for it.  The Thorns acquired former University of Portland standout Kendall Johnson on Wednesday

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NWSL announces list of 42 subsidized players

NWSL announces list of 42 subsidized players

Jeff Kassouf January 14, 2015 311

The National Women’s Soccer League announced 42 allocated players for the 2015 season, including 25 Americans, 13 Canadians and four Mexicans. Chicago Red Stars defender Julie Johnston has been newly added as a player

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The Lowdown: Morgan Brian, then what?

The Lowdown: Morgan Brian, then what?

Dan Lauletta January 13, 2015 40

The third NWSL draft is Friday morning in Philadelphia.  It is the second straight year being held in Philadelphia and it is the second straight year there will be little drama surrounding the top

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Home openers revealed:  NWSL season kicks April 10

Home openers revealed: NWSL season kicks April 10

Dan Lauletta January 12, 2015 29

The NWSL season will open on a Friday night for the first time when the Houston Dash host the Washington Spirit at BBVA Compass Stadium on April 10.  The league announced that match and

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Positional rankings: 2015 NWSL College Draft

Positional rankings: 2015 NWSL College Draft

Jennifer Gordon January 12, 2015 24

The 2015 NWSL College Draft class has big names out of the gate but doesn’t have the depth of last year’s class, overall. In other words, teams aren’t getting the quality of players towards

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