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SPU Falcons Women open September 5 at UC San Diego

The Falcons open the 2013 campaign on Sept. 5 at UC San Diego SEATTLE, WA – (SPUFalcons.com) A season-opening rematch against national runner-up UC San Diego and a nine-game home slate at Interbay Stadium highlight the 18-game schedule for the Seattle Pacific women’s soccer team that begins pursuit of its 11th consecutive playoff appearance.SPU starts … Continue reading

Trinity Lutheran Everett posts opening for women’s college soccer head coach
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Trinity Lutheran Everett posts opening for women’s college soccer head coach

Trinity Lutheran College is seeking a Head Women’s Soccer Coach. The positionis located at Trinity Lutheran College’s downtown Everett campus center. This quarter time position entails building, directing and coaching the Trinity Lutheran College women’s soccer program. The incumbent will also be charged with securing locations for soccer team practices and competitions; securing a competitive team … Continue reading

Cougs and Zags battle to 2:2 spring draw
College Soccer / Women's Soccer

Cougs and Zags battle to 2:2 spring draw

SPOKANE, WA —- Washington State and Gonzaga played to a 2-2 draw in women’s spring soccer, Sunday. Erik Smith was at the match and shares some photos over at Facebook.com/goalWA. The Cougars led 2-1 at intermission before the Bulldogs tallied the equalizer in the final-20 minutes. Washington State grabbed a 1-0 lead as Kourtney Guetlein … Continue reading

WPFP Fury, Puyallup Vikings use soccer to honor fallen teammate
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WPFP Fury, Puyallup Vikings use soccer to honor fallen teammate

PUYALLUP, Wash. — Washington Premier Franklin Pierce (WPFP) GU-17 Fury 95 Black recently re-took the pitch to get back to soccer after the loss of teammate Whitney Marshall. Her death stunned those who knew her in the Puyallup community. Friends and the larger soccer family, as well as the community at Puyallup High School, have been … Continue reading

Reign FC using Google in search for ticket sales
Adult Leagues / NWSL / Seattle Reign FC / Women's Soccer

Reign FC using Google in search for ticket sales

SEATTLE, Wash.— If you are a soccer fan in the great Northwest and have a Gmail account, then there is a pretty good chance you’ve seen the links and banners from Seattle Reign FC promoting season ticket sales. The Google ads have been all over the internet, triggered by the words “Seattle,” “Reign,” “soccer,” and … Continue reading

Reign FC will play pre-season friendlies in Japan
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Reign FC will play pre-season friendlies in Japan

SEATTLE, Wash.—(club release) Reign FC will play three pre-season matches in Japan, including a March 17 match against two-time Japanese Division 1 champion INAC Kobe Leonessa. INAC Kobe features 2011 FIFA Player of the Year Homare Sawa. The match on March 17 will be played at Koza General Sports Park Athletics Stadium of Japan’s Okinawa … Continue reading

Seattle U announces three women signed for 2013
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Seattle U announces three women signed for 2013

SEATTLE, Wash.— (press release) Seattle University head women’s soccer coach Julie Woodward announced the team’s signing class for the 2013 season, signing three student-athletes to National Letters of Intent. Joining the team for the 2013 campaign are Mariah O’Neil (Olympia, Wash.), Rosalie Sittauer (Everett, Wash.), and Emily Castellano (Glendora, Calif.). “We are very excited to … Continue reading

Seattle Pacific Women sign six, four from WA
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Seattle Pacific Women sign six, four from WA

SEATTLE, Wash. (press release) –– Six senior standouts, all of them from high schools in the Northwest, committed to attend Seattle Pacific University and play for the perennial national championship contending women’s soccer team, Coach Chuck Sekyra announced Thursday.   Four of the signees hail from the state of Washington, including Haley Ayers from Everett (Everett … Continue reading

Spokane Shine’s Quintero glad to see growth in WPSL Northwest
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Spokane Shine’s Quintero glad to see growth in WPSL Northwest

SPOKANE, Wash.—Jason Quintero likes much of what he’s heard recently from the Women’s Premier Soccer League Northwest. Qunitero’s Spokane Shine, defending division title holders, will stay in-state for more matches in 2013 due to expansion of the division in both Washington and Oregon. “I’m glad to see that the division is growing,” Jason tells goalWA.net. … Continue reading

Issaquah’s Audrey Thomas named Washington Gatorade Girls Player of Year
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Issaquah’s Audrey Thomas named Washington Gatorade Girls Player of Year

ISSAQUAH, Wash.— Cementing the reputation of being part of the young women’s soccer hotbed of the state of Washington, today Issaquah High School can celebrate the achievement of senior Audrey Thomas (updated profile), who has been named Gatorade Washington State Player of the Year. Thomas and her Eagles made it to the 2012 WIAA State Final before falling … Continue reading

Western Washington Women announce two signings
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Western Washington Women announce two signings

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — (www.WWUVikings.com) Two high school seniors, both of whom were all-state picks and prolific goal scorers, have signed national letters of intent to play women’s soccer at Western Washington University beginning this fall. They are Elise Aylward from Lindbergh High School in Renton and Caitlyn Jobanek from Thurston High School in Springfield, Ore. “We … Continue reading

Washington State Women announce class of 2013
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Washington State Women announce class of 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. — (press release) Seven student-athletes have each signed a National Letter of Intent to compete in soccer at Washington State University beginning next fall, Cougar Head Coach Keidane McAlpine announced, Wednesday. The signees include Ashlee Hanson (Elk Grove, Calif.), Kailiana Johnson (Renton, Wash.), Kaitlyn Johnson (Torrance, Calif.), Nicolle Marlow (Renton, Wash.), Madison Muzatko (South Jordan, Utah), … Continue reading

Signing Day: Washington Women pen six
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Signing Day: Washington Women pen six

SEATTLE, Wash.— (press release) Washington Head Coach Lesle Gallimore is pleased to announce the signing of six high school seniors to national letters of intent. These six will join the Huskies for the 2013 season where the Dawgs are expected to compete for the Pac-12 title. Visit: www.facebook.com/UWWomensSoccer Joining the Huskies are Havana McElvaine, Madi McNamara, Morgan … Continue reading

(More) Italian Press for AC Seattle: Caterina Kensbock second player
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(More) Italian Press for AC Seattle: Caterina Kensbock second player

We’ve got more Italian press to share today involving new WPSL club AC Seattle (see previous press here). This time the article involves a second player to be joining the club, Italian midfielder Caterina Kensbock. IamNaples.it posts the story here. The translated highlights are that Kensbock, an Italian midfielder, will come to Seattle for the … Continue reading

Downpour of free agents for Seattle Reign FC; Deines stays home (videos)
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Downpour of free agents for Seattle Reign FC; Deines stays home (videos)

SEATTLE, Wash. — Seattle Reign FC of the National Women’s Soccer League today announced the signings of four free agent players ahead of this week’s supplemental draft. Staying in Seattle will be defender Kate Deines, who played for the University of Washington Huskies and the Sounders Women. Joining the local will be two international signings, … Continue reading

AC Seattle bringing Italian flair to women’s soccer in WPSL
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AC Seattle bringing Italian flair to women’s soccer in WPSL

SEATTLE, Wash.— The greater Seattle area will host a fifth upper-level adult women’s soccer club this year with the arrival of AC Seattle, a club that will play in the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) along with three other Washington-based sides, the Spokane Shine, Issaquah SC and Emerald City SC. Greater Seattle will see matches … Continue reading

Seattle Reign FC get second spot in supplemental draft
NWSL / Seattle Reign FC / Women's Soccer

Seattle Reign FC get second spot in supplemental draft

CHICAGO, Ill.— (press release) – The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) clubs will continue to build their rosters in preparation for the inaugural season through a Supplemental Draft that will be held on Feb. 7. The Supplemental Draft will consist of six rounds, with the draft order still to be determined, and will take place via … Continue reading

RATS featured in Seattle video spotlight
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RATS featured in Seattle video spotlight

SEATTLE, Wash. —Recreational Adult Team Soccer (RATS) of Seattle is featured in an 8-minute profile video posted by Women in the Arts NW. See the show below. From http://www.SeattleRats.org: Recreational Adult Team Soccer, RATS, is a non-profit, Seattle-based adult recreational soccer league. RATS was formed in 2012 by recreational soccer players and fans who wanted … Continue reading

Women’s Soccer Update: Hope Solo happy, Sounders Women fans stay put, new names for new Seattle club
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Women’s Soccer Update: Hope Solo happy, Sounders Women fans stay put, new names for new Seattle club

SEATTLE, Wash. – The off-season news for professional women’s soccer in Seattle keeps bubbling as recent developments have fans talking about players, coaches, teams, names…and even themselves. SounderatHeart.com has revealed that along with “Sirens,” the new Seattle women’s club is also considering “Reign,” and simply “Seattle FC.” In their poll “Sirens” is winning the popular … Continue reading

The Wash: Anger, confusion after US Soccer denies Sounders Women
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The Wash: Anger, confusion after US Soccer denies Sounders Women

The Wash is David Falk’s take on the world of soccer in The WA. The decision by US Soccer earlier this week to award a franchise in the new women’s professional soccer league to Bill Predmore (Seattle, PopAgency.com) and not the Sounders Women has caused anger and confusion for local soccer fans. The initial reactions of Sounders … Continue reading

Washington’s WPSL club 2012 season reviews
Adult Leagues / Emerald City WPSL / Issaquah WPSL / Spokane Shine / Women's Soccer

Washington’s WPSL club 2012 season reviews

The Spokane Shine, Issaquah SC and Emerald City FC provided one of the best races in the country this spring and summer in the Northwest Division of the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL). The season came down to the final weekend before the Spokane Shine came through and topped the table after a second battling … Continue reading

“Sirens FC” could be new Seattle women’s club name
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“Sirens FC” could be new Seattle women’s club name

by David Falk Will the new women’s professional soccer club in Seattle be called “Seattle Sirens FC?”  More: New Seattle club’s first press release Reaction: Fans weigh in on new club, name That seems like a possibility after an internet domain search led me to http://www.SeattleSirensFC.com,  which currently redirects to Facebook. A further search indicates … Continue reading