Tierna Davidson Signs Contract With Chicago

The defender was the first overall selection in the 2019 NWSL College Draft CHICAGO —  The Chicago Red Stars announced today the signing of U.S. Women’s National Team defender Tierna Davidson. Per team and league policy, terms of the contract were not announced. The Red Stars selected Davidson with the first overall pick in the […]

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Lynx Announce Basketball Operations Updates

Minnesota hires three-time WNBA champion Plenette Pierson as assistant coach and promotes Walt Hopkins MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Lynx today announced the team has hired Plenette Pierson as an assistant coach and elevated assistant coach Walt Hopkins to full-time assistant coach. Pierson will join assistant coaches Shelley Patterson and Hopkins on head coach Cheryl […]

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Mayor Bowser Honors Community Leaders at Washington Women of Excellence Awards

(Washington, DC) – Tonight, Mayor Bowser honored eight community leaders at the Washington Women of Excellence Awards, an annual event hosted by the Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives (MOWPI). At the event, Mayor Bowser proclaimed March “Women’s HERstory Month” in Washington, DC. “This year’s honorees are powerhouses in their fields and trailblazers in […]

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Houston Dash sign Sophie Schmidt through NWSL Discovery Process

NEED TO KNOW:   ·         Schmidt joins Houston after three seasons with FFC Frankfurt   ·         Midfielder brings more than 180 international caps to the team    ·         Schmidt acquired through the NWSL Discovery Process     HOUSTON – The Houston Dash acquired midfielder Sophie Schmidt through the NWSL Discovery Process, the club announced today.     Schmidt joins the Dash after three seasons with […]

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Wiggins partners with Swingrail in Opal deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Megan Wiggins and SWINGRAIL have reached an agreement to partner through the National Pro Fastpitch On Player Ad Location (OPAL) program for the 2019 season. Wiggins, a highly decorated veteran of National Pro Fastpitch, was drafted out of the University of Georgia in 2011, by the Chicago Bandits. She is a two-time […]

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Phoenix Mercury re-signs Guard Yvonne Turner

Turner has spent each of her first two seasons in Phoenix PHOENIX – The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury today re-signed versatile guard Yvonne (E-von) Turner, the team announced. The 5-foot-10 Turner, who has spent both of her professional seasons in Phoenix, has been a steady contributor off the bench and provided much-needed production in spot starts […]

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