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The Lowdown: Three units that could make or break NWSL seasons

The Lowdown: Three units that could make or break NWSL seasons

Dan Lauletta March 21, 2017 230

Here are the three units I think will have the biggest make-or-break influence on their teams for 2017 Boston Breakers back line Matt Beard pretty much redid his entire roster during the winter, doing

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Diana Matheson re-tears ACL, will miss NWSL season

Diana Matheson re-tears ACL, will miss NWSL season

Dan Lauletta February 28, 2017 17

Diana Matheson has a re-torn the ACL in her left knee, the Seattle Reign announced on Tuesday. The recently acquired midfielder will miss the entire 2017 NWSL season. Matheson previously tore the same ACL

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Tuesday Roundup: Chicago Red Stars release new brand identity

Tuesday Roundup: Chicago Red Stars release new brand identity

The Equalizer Staff February 7, 2017 58

Also in today’s roundup, Spirit Girls DA plans to move forward without key partner clubs, Lifetime Canada announces it will not air NWSL games, Matheson and Brynjarsdottir battle injury ahead of NWSL season, and

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Rookies Sheridan, Prince among 10 allocated by Canada

Rookies Sheridan, Prince among 10 allocated by Canada

The Equalizer Staff January 24, 2017 58

Recently drafted rookies Kailen Sheridan and Nichelle Prince are the new faces among 10 allocated to NWSL by the Canadian Soccer Association on Wednesday. Sheridan was drafted No. 23 by Sky Blue FC and

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Tuesday Roundup: Matheson says goodbye to the Spirit

Tuesday Roundup: Matheson says goodbye to the Spirit

The Equalizer Staff January 24, 2017 72

Also in today’s roundup, Carlyn Baldwin foregoes senior year to turn pro, Hope Solo gives followers a peak into her recovery and two NWSL assistant coaches take on new responsibilities Over the weekend The

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Spirit trade Diana Matheson to Seattle Reign FC

Spirit trade Diana Matheson to Seattle Reign FC

Dan Lauletta January 23, 2017 72

The Washington Spirit continued their offseason shakeup on Monday, trading Diana Matheson to the Seattle Reign FC. In return the Spirit acquire the draft rights to No. 26 overall pick Arielle Ship as well

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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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WNY Flash crowned 2016 NWSL Champions

WNY Flash crowned 2016 NWSL Champions

The Equalizer Staff October 9, 2016 332

After an incredible season in which few people would have predicted them finishing at the top of the table, the Western New York Flash defeated the Washington Spirit in penalty kicks to win the

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Huster, Matheson reflect on Spirit’s long rise to top

Huster, Matheson reflect on Spirit’s long rise to top

Dan Lauletta October 7, 2016 3

HOUSTON — Three years ago this week, the Spirit were preparing to make the first pick in the 2014 NWSL Draft. Preparing is the optimum word, because deciding would be unfair to Crystal Dunn.

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Huster, Matheson talk Spirit rise to prominence

Huster, Matheson talk Spirit rise to prominence

Jennifer Gordon September 24, 2016 2

I caught up with two of the Spirit stalwarts, Tori Huster and Diana Matheson, the club’s all-time leaders in appearances and goals scored respectively, to speak about the accomplishments of the club this season

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