National Women’s Soccer League 2016

Portland Thorns FC lead NWSL 24th July 2016


Western New York Flash 0 – 1 Kansas City

Goals From:

Shea Groom 59′ (Kansas City)

Attendance: 3,557

Shea Groom continued her hot streak to lead FC Kansas City to victory with her fourth goal in three games. It was the lone goal in the Blues’ 1-0 victory against the Western New York Flash at Rhinos Stadium in Rochester, N.Y


Sky Blue 1 – 0 Washington Spirit

Goals From:

Leah Galton 23′ (Sky Blue)

Attendance: 1,552

Sky Blue FC continued to prosper in National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) action on Saturday night, shutting out the Washington Spirit at Yurcak Field, 1-0. Recording the blank sheet in net was 2016 NWSL College Draft selection Caroline Casey, while fellow 2016 draft pick Leah Galton was responsible for the game-winning goal.


Chicago Red Stars 1 – 1 Houston Dash

Goals From:

Danielle Colaprico 4′ (Chicago Red Stars)

Rachel Daly 81′ (Houston Dash)

Attendance: 3,621

Chicago Red Stars drew 1-1 with visiting National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) rivals Houston Dash on Saturday night, conceding a late equalizer after leading for 80 minutes in match that saw Chicago midfielder Danielle Colaprico score early for her first tally of 2016. After Red Stars veteran Vanessa DiBernardo had several chances to seal the deal for her side, Rachel Daly broke Chicago fans’ hearts by finding the net on Houston’s first dangerous opportunity of the contest.


Seattle Reign 5 – 2 Orlando Pride

Goals From:

Kim Little 20′ (Seattle Reign)

Jess Fishlock 30′ (Seattle Reign)

Manon Melis 46′ (Seattle Reign)

Jasmyne Spencer 52′ (Orlando Pride)

Kendal Fletcher 56′ (Seattle Reign)

87′ (own goal)

Kristen Edmonds 89′ (Orlando Pride)

Attendance: 5,103

In front of a season-high crowd of 5,103 fans, Seattle Reign FC earned their first-ever win against the Orlando Pride, in a 5-2 victory at Memorial Stadium. Five goals is the highest goal total in a single match for Seattle this season.


NWSL Leading Goalscorer:

Lynn Williams – Western New York Flash 7

Jessica McDonald – Western New York Flash  6

Shea Groom – FC Kansas City 6

Sofia Huerta – Chicago Red Stars 5

Christen Press – Chicago Red Stars 4

Estefania Banini – Washington Spirit 4

Nadia Nadim – Portland Thorns 4

Diana Matheson – Washington Spirit 4

Dagny Brynjarsdóttir – Portland Thorns 4

Lindsey Horan – Portland Thorns 4

Joanna Lohman – Washington Spirit 4

Kristen Edmonds – Orlando Pride 4

Kim Little – Seattle Reign 4

Samantha Mewis – Western New York Flash 3

Christine Sinclair – Portland Thorns 3

Lianne Sanderson – Orlando Pride 3

Nahomi Kawasumi – Seattle Reign 3

Sarah Killion – Sky Blue  3

Maya Hayes – Sky Blue FC 2

Alex Morgan – Orlando Pride 2

Jennifer Hoy – Chicago Red Stars  2

Yael Averbuch – FC Kansas City 2

Rachel Daly – Houston Dash 2





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