Thursday, June 28, 2018
With the top spot on the line in the WPSL Northwest Division, the Sounders Women traveled to ISC Gunners on June 27th and took home three points with a score of 5-2 in Issaquah. The win sets up a must win game on Saturday, June 30th versus OSA at Starfire Sports in Tukwila, Washington.
In the 9th minute versus ISC Gunners, the Sounders Women scored on a goal by Mireya Grey with Pascale Dumensil assisting. Almost immediately, Dumensil found one of her own to make the game 2-0. Kristin Hayman then scored for the host Gunners making the game 2-1 for the Sounders Women. The game would go into half time at 2-1.
The second half started with a goal from Gina Crosetti in the 54th minute to put the Sounders Women up for good at 3-1 then Isabella Dorosy scored on an assist from Jess Udovich. At 4-1, the Sounders Women were cruising. Kellyn Green found a counter goal in the 84th minute for the Gunners then Nia Gordon finished off the fireworks for the Sounders Women late to give the game a final score line of 5-2.
The Saturday tilt between Sounders Women and PACNW-OSA pits two teams at 4-0-1 and leading the WPSL NW Division. This game will likely decide which team represents the NW Division at the Western Conference Championships. Emma Pringle leads PACNW-OSA with 4 goals and both teams will come into the game ready to take the coveted first place position.
Starfire Sports Stadium hosts the game this Saturday, June 30th at 7:30pm. Tickets can be purchased at the gate and the Sounders Women full schedule can be found at . Come check out the #RELOADED Sounders Women!
Sounders U23/Sounders Women
The Sounders U23 and Sounders Women teams are owned and operated by owners Lane Smith, Cliff McElroy, and Mike Jennings.
The Sounders U23 play in the Northwest Division of the Premier Development League (PDL) and the Sounders Women play in the WPSL. Featuring current college age amateur players with former international and professional stars, both the PDL and the WPSL provide elite amateurs the opportunity to compete while maintaining their eligibility as college student-athletes. Both the PDL and the WPSL are recognized throughout the world for providing superior competition for players, while offering affordable family entertainment for fans throughout North America. The Sounders U23 team is the direct PDL affiliate to the Sounders FC first team and USL S2 team.
Sounders U23/Sounders Women VP/GM: Darren Sawatzky ()