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The Lowdown: Biggest questions for NWSL teams

The Lowdown: Biggest questions for NWSL teams

Dan Lauletta February 2, 2016 98

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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Chantel Jones retires from professional soccer

Chantel Jones retires from professional soccer

The Equalizer Staff January 22, 2016 8

The Flash announced on Friday that Chantel Jones has retired from professional soccer. The Equalizer’s Dan Lauletta reported last week that Jones was unlikely to play for the team in 2016. “Chantel has been

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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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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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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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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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Leroux headed to Kansas City in three-team trade

Leroux headed to Kansas City in three-team trade

Dan Lauletta January 13, 2016 267

One year after making her wishes known, Sydney Leroux is heading to Kansas City.  The Western New York Flash sent Leroux to FC Kansas City on Wednesday in exchange for Jessica McDonald, an international

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NWSL announces US Soccer allocations for 2016

NWSL announces US Soccer allocations for 2016

The Equalizer Staff January 13, 2016 144

The NWSL announced 24 players that have been allocated to the league by US Soccer for the 2016 season. The list includes four new allocations—Jaelene Hinkle and Samantha Mewis to the Flash, Lindsey Horan

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