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Run of Play: Defenders On the Rise

Run of Play: Defenders On the Rise

Chelsey Bush May 24, 2017 5

Among the arsenal of NWSL defenders, there are names who always stand out. There are the stalwarts – Becky Sauerbrunn, Christie Pearce, Steph Catley, Ali Krieger – and the reliable if sometimes overlooked –

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Ashlyn Harris out eight weeks with quad injury

Ashlyn Harris out eight weeks with quad injury

Allison Lee May 23, 2017 17

The Orlando Pride announced Tuesday evening that starting goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris will be out for eight weeks after suffering a quadriceps injury near her hip during Sunday’s match against the Seattle Reign. In approximately the

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Week 6 Preview: The Debut of Pugh

Week 6 Preview: The Debut of Pugh

Chelsey Bush May 19, 2017 32

Will the Pride continue good form, or will Seattle make them pay for a slip? Can Houston find its game? How does Mallory Pugh fit into Washington? Look for answers to these questions and

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NWSL Week 5 Preview

NWSL Week 5 Preview

Chelsey Bush May 12, 2017 10

We’ve had injuries and returns, own goals and penalties, upsets and blowouts, and we’re barely a month in. Expect the unexpected as we hit NWSL Week 5. GAME OF THE WEEK Washington Spirit (1-2-1)

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Late Goal Denies Orlando First Win

Late Goal Denies Orlando First Win

Chelsey Bush May 7, 2017 46

Orlando thought they finally had their first win of the season, but FC Kansas City had other plans. Two late goals led to a 1-1 draw today in Kansas City, leaving Orlando as the

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NWSL Week 4 Preview: Breakers can go top of table

NWSL Week 4 Preview: Breakers can go top of table

Chelsey Bush May 5, 2017 14

Hard to believe, but we’re already heading into the second month of season 5. One team remains undefeated, while two still seek their first victory. A rivalry is resumed, a few teams search for

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NWSL Week 3 Preview: It’s Anyone’s Guess

NWSL Week 3 Preview: It’s Anyone’s Guess

Chelsey Bush April 28, 2017 53

Some teams saw drastic changes in play from Week 1 to Week 2, for better or for worse. Only one remains unbeaten, while another is coming off its worst defeat ever. Chemistry is developing

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Thursday Q&A: Orlando Pride midfielder Kristen Edmonds

Thursday Q&A: Orlando Pride midfielder Kristen Edmonds

Hannah Kronick April 27, 2017 4

Kristen Edmonds, a mainstay in the Orlando Pride midfield since early last year, and her teammates have had a world-wind first few weeks of the season. Nothing like a home opener in a brand

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Run of Play: You Want Me to Play Where?

Run of Play: You Want Me to Play Where?

Chelsey Bush April 26, 2017 12

Versatility. It’s the latest buzzword in soccer, heard over and over in commentary. Now more than ever, players are expected to be jacks of all trades. A forward can be a fullback can be

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NWSL Week 2 Preview: Lace up your boots tightly

NWSL Week 2 Preview: Lace up your boots tightly

Chelsey Bush April 21, 2017 18

Poor defenses, outstanding goalkeeping, heartbreaking injuries, and Sportscenter Top 10 goals – we’ve seen it all, and it’s only been five games! Well, lace your boots tightly, because with a semifinal rematch, a budding

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