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FC Kansas City Edges Spirit, Pugh Makes Historic NWSL Debut

FC Kansas City Edges Spirit, Pugh Makes Historic NWSL Debut

The Equalizer Staff May 20, 2017 15

Well, FC Kansas City certainly knows how to knock the wind out of a team’s sails. With the Washington Spirit’s sizable home crowd seemingly brimming with anticipation of recently signed 19-year-old rising U.S. Women’s

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Washington Spirit welcomes Mallory Pugh

Washington Spirit welcomes Mallory Pugh

Jennifer Gordon May 17, 2017 81

“For me, at this point of my life, I kind of wanted to step outside comfort zone and put myself into a new level,” Mallory Pugh explained as her reason for leaving UCLA and

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Seattle Reign storm past Washington Spirit with 6-2 victory

Seattle Reign storm past Washington Spirit with 6-2 victory

The Equalizer Staff May 13, 2017 6

The Seattle Reign had an explosion of goals against the Washington Spirit, defeating them 6-2 at home on Saturday afternoon. Megan Rapine scored a pair of goals while Christine Nairn scored the opener and

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Ordega, Labbé shine as Washington Spirit pick up first win of 2017

Ordega, Labbé shine as Washington Spirit pick up first win of 2017

The Equalizer Staff May 6, 2017 25

The Washington Spirit defeated historic rival, New Jersey-based Sky Blue FC, 4-3, at home Saturday night for their first win of the season. Both teams are now 1-2-1. With an important three points at stake, two

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Portland Defeats Chicago 1-0

Portland Defeats Chicago 1-0

The Equalizer Staff April 29, 2017 146

The Portland Thorns took on the visiting Chicago Red Stars on Saturday afternoon in a match that ended 1-0 for the home side. The only goal of the match came off the foot of

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Christina Gibbons relished underdog role at Duke

Christina Gibbons relished underdog role at Duke

Jennifer Gordon April 26, 2017 3

Potential. It’s a buzzword often used in sports. How much do particular athletes or teams have and will they actually achieve it? It’s one of the most universal questions in sports and also one

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Dowie, Lavelle lead Breakers to home opener win over Sky Blue

Dowie, Lavelle lead Breakers to home opener win over Sky Blue

Meg Linehan April 23, 2017 70

The Boston Breakers bounced back from a tough Week 1 result on the road for a big win at home. Thanks to a first-half goal from forward Natasha Dowie—assist provided by No. 1 overall

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Debinha’s late goal lifts Courage over thorns in historic win

Debinha’s late goal lifts Courage over thorns in historic win

The Equalizer Staff April 22, 2017 39

Brazil’s Debinha scored her first National Women’s Soccer League goal as the North Carolina Courage defeat Portland Thorns FC, 1-0, in Saturday’s inaugural home opener at Sahlen’s Stadium. The highly competitive matchup was the

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Chicago opens at home with 1-0 victory over Kansas City

Chicago opens at home with 1-0 victory over Kansas City

The Equalizer Staff April 22, 2017 116

The Chicago Red Stars played their first home game of the 2017 NWSL season, defeating FC Kansas City 1-0 on a goal from Julie Ertz. Ertz, who started at midfield, finished a low ball

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FC Kansas City open 2017 NWSL season with victory over Boston

FC Kansas City open 2017 NWSL season with victory over Boston

The Equalizer Staff April 16, 2017 47

FC Kansas City defeated the Boston Breakers 2-0 to open their 2017 NWSL season as Syndey Leroux and Amy Rodriguez, whom are both coming back from giving birth, scored for the home side. Syndney

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