National Women's Soccer League

Reign acquire rights to Wambach, send Leroux to Flash

Seattle Reign FC announced today that the club has acquired  the rights to U.S. national team forward Abby Wambach and midfielder Amber Brooks from Western New York in exchange for USWNT forward Syndey Leroux and defender Amanda Frisbie. In addition, Seattle receives the Flash’s first round pick in the 2016 NWSL draft. The Reign stated … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Seattle Reign FC

Q&A: Seattle defender Elli Reed on the Reign’s season, her offseason in Australia and more

Elli Reed is returning for her third season with the Seattle Reign. The right back talked to Nutmeg Incorporated about building on the Reign’s success from last season, and the places where she developed as a player. Last season the Reign defense became a group that worked well as a unit. What do you think … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Portland Thorns FC

Q&A: Portland Thorns FC midfielder Mana Shim talks growing up in Hawaii, playing with Alex Morgan and more

Portland Thorns FC midfielder Mana Shim is looking to win her second NWSL Championship.  In this Q&A with Nutmeg Incorporated, Shim talks about playing for the Thorns, growing up in Hawaii and attending Santa Clara. What was it like growing up in Hawaii? Growing up in Hawaii was pretty much what it sounds like. My … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Women's College Soccer

Six Bruins Prepare for Professional Careers

At January’s 2015 NWSL College Draft in Philadelphia, UCLA went six-for-six as each Bruin registered for the draft was ultimately selected to begin a professional career. Midfielders Sarah Killion and Samantha Mewis, defenders Abby Dahlkemper, Megan Oyster and Caprice Dydasco and goalkeeper Katelyn Rowland were all selected within the first three rounds. Killion was the … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Washington Spirit

Q&A: Washington Spirit midfielder Amanda DaCosta talks Spirit signing, her time with Liverpool and more

Washington Spirit midfielder Amanda Da Costa is preparing for her first professional season in the United States since 2009. In this Q&A with Nutmeg Incorporated, Da Costa talks about her decision to join the Spirit, her love of Scandal and  what she learned during her time with Liverpool. What made you decide it was time to … Continue reading