VANCOUVER, BC—(club release) 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 by 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.
(Cover photo: Stewart Johnston / NSGSC Facebook)
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.