Monday, May 29, 2017
Sounders Women take down NSGSC in Vancouver, BC
The Sounders Women traveled to Vancouver, British Columbia to open the 2017 WPSL season on Friday, May 27th at Windsor Secondary School. The Sounders Women took down North Shore Girls Soccer Club but a score of 3-2 to win the opener.
NSGSC got on the board first with a goal from Allyson Dickson at the 5-minute mark. The game went back and forth through the first half as the teams found their form early in the WPSL season. Maddy Schultz finally struck for the Sounders Women at the 45-minute mark just before the half to send the teams into the locker rooms tied at 1-1.
As the second half got underway, the Sounders Women struck early as Nia Gordon hammered home a second goal to give the Sounders Women the advantage. Almost immediately following the goal, NSGSC would not be denied and Aman Shergill found the back of the net. The game stayed knotted at 2-2 until a late winner from Schultz sealed the victory for the Sounders Women.
On Friday, June 2nd, the Sounders Women open their home schedule at Sunset Stadium in Sumner versus the Issaquah Gunners. Game time is 7:30pm. Come see the future of women’s soccer! Tickets and the complete schedule can be found at www.sounderswomen.com.
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 (Darrens@SoundersU23.com)