Sky Blue FC earns a draw in Seattle

April 19th for Double G Sports (Photo by Jane Gershovich, ISI Photos) The wait is over!  Saturday marked the beginning to the long-awaited fifth season of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) opening week.  Sky Blue FC and Seattle Reign closed the Saturday go90 broadcast debut with a 1-1 draw for both teams. In case you … More Sky Blue FC earns a draw in Seattle

Sky Blue FC gains another preseason win, but the best is yet to come

April 5 for Double G Sports Photo: Sky Blue FC Last weekend, I caught up with Sky Blue FC head coach Cristy Holly,  as well as the rookies-by-way-of-USC duo Mandy Freeman and Kayla Mills.  Holly again will look to integrate young talent into a roster with diverse professional experience. In my latest for Double G … More Sky Blue FC gains another preseason win, but the best is yet to come

2016 in Review:

Had the pleasure to catch up with some players and Coach Griffin after their World Cup victory.  Here is my piece that ran for Excelle Sports. For U.S. Deaf Women’s National Soccer Team, pitch presents no limitations JUL 14, 2016 for Excelle Sports On July 2nd, the United States Deaf Women’s National Team (DWNT) won … More 2016 in Review:

2016 in Review: Christie Rampone

There is only one Captain America in my eyes, and here is my profile on her for MyWSports.  Women’s History Wednesday Profile: Christie Pearce Rampone July 20, 2016|Erica Ayala Christie Pearce Rampone is a consummate professional who has bounced back from injury and two pregnancies to win two World Cup Championships, four Olympic medals and … More 2016 in Review: Christie Rampone

2016 in Review: The Spirit Squadron

As I recall my first year as a sports writer, I thought it would be fun to share a few career highlights! It’s hard to pick a favorite supporters group profile, so I’ll preview the first in my recap.  I’ve met some amazing fans this year.  The stories and voices of supporters is just as … More 2016 in Review: The Spirit Squadron

Alex Morgan to Lyon through June

Alex Morgan finally makes it official.  Loved this quote from The Players’ Tribune piece “To get to this level, you have to have a great deal of inner drive. And sometimes that drive just takes over. When it does, you need to go with it, or risk losing the very thing that helped to make … More Alex Morgan to Lyon through June

Northwestern is no longer undefeated, but remains a Big Ten contender

  Northwestern is no longer undefeated, but remains a Big Ten contender By Erica Ayala SEP 29, 2016 The Northwestern Wildcats had an undefeated record (9-0-0) as they entered their third Big Ten Conference match of the season against Rutgers University last Friday. Northwestern has defeated Rutgers 1-0 in overtime over two consecutive seasons. Coach … More Northwestern is no longer undefeated, but remains a Big Ten contender