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Thursday Roundup: Rose Lavelle Inks New Balance Deal

Thursday Roundup: Rose Lavelle Inks New Balance Deal

The Equalizer Staff April 20, 2017 57

ALSO IN TODAY’S ROUNDUP MARTA HEADS TO ORLANDO, UWCL SEMIFINAL SELLS OUT, AND SPIRIT PLAYERS LAUNCH BLOG Newly-allocated Rose Lavelle has signed a multi-year endorsement deal with New Balance, becoming the first female soccer

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Gabarra on Pugh: “We can’t discuss any offers”

Gabarra on Pugh: “We can’t discuss any offers”

Dan Lauletta April 19, 2017 356

Monday night’s announcement that Mallory Pugh was leaving UCLA to turn pro has put two NWSL clubs in the crosshairs. In initial reporting by Grant Wahl, it emerged that Pugh has interest in playing

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Run of Play: Keepers Are Doing It for Themselves

Run of Play: Keepers Are Doing It for Themselves

Chelsey Bush April 19, 2017 7

It’s always hard to temper expectations on opening weekend. A six-month offseason feels far longer, and the glimpses we get during preseason do little more than leave us salivating to see how the teams

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Tuesday Roundup: Jostling for Pugh begins

Tuesday Roundup: Jostling for Pugh begins

The Equalizer Staff April 18, 2017 362

A day after it became public that Mallory Pugh was leaving UCLA to pursue a professional career, Grant Wahl, who reported the initial story, was at it again with word that the Thorns had

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The Kronick Report: Daly curves one into the mainstream

The Kronick Report: Daly curves one into the mainstream

Hannah Kronick April 18, 2017 6

In the first week of the NWSL, we saw the league’s 10 teams combine to score nine goals. I chose three important goals from the weekend featuring a picture perfect shot, a finish that

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The Lowdown:  No 3-5-2 in NWSL…yet

The Lowdown: No 3-5-2 in NWSL…yet

Dan Lauletta April 18, 2017 11

For months, no conversation about domestic women’s soccer tactics could get off the ground without referencing the 3-5-2. Ever since U.S. coach Jill Ellis decreed it the new world order of the national team

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Monday Roundup: Lohman out with confirmed ACL tear

Monday Roundup: Lohman out with confirmed ACL tear

The Equalizer Staff April 17, 2017 8

Also in today’s roundup, Manchester City advance to FA Cup Final while Chelsea falls in penalties, Alex Morgan leads OL to Coupe de France Final, and U.S. U-18s report to camp Washington Spirit midfielder

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Point by Point: So how was your Week 1 go90 experience?

Point by Point: So how was your Week 1 go90 experience?

Dan Lauletta and Allison Lee April 17, 2017 28

Saturday’s opening of NWSL season number five came complete with the debut of a national game of the week on Lifetime as well as the new streaming arrangement with the go90 app. The Lifetime

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NWSL Week in Review: League Should Not Get Complacent

NWSL Week in Review: League Should Not Get Complacent

Ray Curren April 17, 2017 110

On this Easter holiday, the women’s soccer community is certainly thankful to have a professional league, one that appears to be stable and in little danger of collapsing rapidly as its two predecessors did,

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NWSL Monday Morning Wakeup: Week 1

NWSL Monday Morning Wakeup: Week 1

The Equalizer Staff April 17, 2017 25

Here’s your Monday Morning Wakeup for Week 1 of the 2017 NWSL season: 2017 NWSL Standings W L D GF GA PTS Houston Dash 1 0 0 2 0 3 Portland Thorns FC 1

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