I graduated from the University of Dayton in 2020 with a degree in communication. I am currently pursuing my Master's of Kinesiology, Sports Management at The Ohio State University. I am the site manager at Stumptown Footy, a contributing writer at Managing Madrid, and the co-host of the Las Blancas Podcast.
Draft picks Natalie Beckman and Gabby Provenzano have each been signed to a one-year contract with an option for an additional season.
Sophia Smith signs a long-term deal with Portland Thorns FC.
The Portland Thorns update their roster heading into their preseason tournament at Providence Park.
The Washington Spirit, Chelsea and one more European team will reportedly travel to Portland for the WICC in August.
Additionally, the Thorns’ away match against Angel City FC has a new start time.
Smith and Sauerbrunn win the SheBelieves Cup with the USWNT.
Portland Thorns will host the U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team, the Chicago Red Stars and OL Reign at Providence Park.
Smith put in a brilliant first-half display on both sides of the ball against New Zealand.
Smith has a solid showing and Becky Sauerbrunn makes history.