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Nigeria misses second straight Olympics with loss

Nigeria misses second straight Olympics with loss

The Equalizer Staff August 3, 2015 3

Nigeria’s women’s soccer team will not take part in the Olympics for the second straight competition. The reigning African champions lost, 2-1 to Equatorial Guinea on Sunday to lose the two-leg series, 3-2 on

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Dunn nets first-half hat trick as Spirit down Dash

Dunn nets first-half hat trick as Spirit down Dash

Jennifer Gordon August 1, 2015 492

BOYDS, Md. — Crystal Dunn led the Washington Spirit to a 3-1 win over the visiting Houston Dash on Saturday night with a first-half hat trick. With the three goals, Dunn now leads the

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Press nets brace, but Hagen equalizes late for KC

Press nets brace, but Hagen equalizes late for KC

The Equalizer Staff August 1, 2015 163

Christen Press scored twice on Saturday at Benedictine University to give her eight goals in six NWSL matches this season, but it wasn’t enough for the Chicago Red Stars in a 2-2 draw with

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Reign win third straight, extend Breakers’ misery

Reign win third straight, extend Breakers’ misery

Ray Curren August 1, 2015 45

BOSTON — As the calendar flips from July to August, attrition and fatigue begin to become big factors in a congested NWSL schedule. In a battle of self-admittedly tired squads on Saturday afternoon, it

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Flash cling to playoff hopes with dramatic win in NJ

Flash cling to playoff hopes with dramatic win in NJ

The Equalizer Staff August 1, 2015 30

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — The Western New York Flash kept their NWSL playoff hopes alive with a late, 2-1 victory over Sky Blue FC on Saturday at Yurcak Field on the campus of Rutgers University.

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NWSL Week 16 Preview:  Dash look to keep clmbing

NWSL Week 16 Preview: Dash look to keep clmbing

Dan Lauletta August 1, 2015 29

Injuries, rivalries, and sellouts will be storylines in Week 16 in the NWSL season. Here is a look. Saturday Seattle Reign FC (8-3-3) at Boston Breakers (3-8-3) 4:00 pm EDT, Soldiers Field Watch: Youtube

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Quereda’s reign as Spain coach ends after 27 years

Quereda’s reign as Spain coach ends after 27 years

The Equalizer Staff July 31, 2015 18

Ignacio Quereda stepped down as coach of Spain’s women’s national team on Thursday, ending a 27-year run as the squad’s only coach in history. Jorge Vilda, who most recently coached Spain’s U-19 women’s team,

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Australian Heyman settling into life in NWSL

Australian Heyman settling into life in NWSL

Megan Manzari July 30, 2015 11

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Western New York Flash front line is lightning fast – plain and simple. Throughout the season, the forwards have gradually progressed and really developed a solid connection with one another.

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Zerboni enjoys happy, winning return to Rochester

Zerboni enjoys happy, winning return to Rochester

Dan Lauletta July 30, 2015 16

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — McCall Zerboni spent four mostly good years with the Western New York Flash. Along the way she went from a role player on the amazing 2011 WPS team to the star

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Lloyd scores another winner; Dash leapfrog FCKC

Lloyd scores another winner; Dash leapfrog FCKC

The Equalizer Staff July 29, 2015 114

Carli Lloyd scored for the seventh straight match in all competitions to lift the Houston Dash past FC Kansas City, 3-2 on Wednesday at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston. Lloyd scored the game-winning goal

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