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Seattle Wins WPSL Title Over Pensacola

Seattle Sounders Women captain Jenna Holtz, right, receives the Jerry Zanelli Cup from WPSL Commissioner Rich Sparling, left, after her club won the 2018 WPSL Championship. | Theresa Bragg, WPSL

Two second-half goals propelled the Seattle Sounders Women to a 3-1 win over Pensacola FC in the Women’s Premier Soccer League‘s title match on Sunday. The national championship is the first for Seattle, and the win makes them the 16th different club to win the WPSL title since the league was founded in 1998. Seattle […]

Four Teams to Play for WPSL Title Starting Friday

WPSL's Championship Weekend starts Friday, July 20, 2018 | WPSL

The WPSL season is a sprint for each of the 100-plus member clubs. Now, slightly more than two months after the season started, the field is down to four. Seattle Sounders Women, Pensacola FC, the Chicago Red Stars Reserves, and Fire & Ice SC (St. Louis) will play for the WPSL’s national championship this weekend […]

Gogolin Named to WPSL Team of the Week

Ashley Gogolin was named a WPSL Player of the Week for her performance against Pittsburgh on July 8, 2018 | Ralph Schudel

Eagles midfielder Ashley Gogolin was named a WPSL “Player of the Week,” the league office announced Saturday night. It’s Gogolin’s first award and comes after the club’s 2-1 win over Steel City FC on July 8 in Pittsburgh. The Wright State University alumna was a force against Pittsburgh, as she’s been all season, controlling play […]

Eagles Volunteer at Inaugural ‘Columbus Nations Cup’

Lila Remache (left) and Hannah Sargent prepare to referee some under-10 4v4 soccer at the inaugural Columbus Nations Cup on July 14, 2018.

Five Eagles players spent their Saturday morning and afternoon volunteering at the inaugural “Columbus Nations Cup,” a day of soccer tournaments to benefit CRIS (Community Refugee and Immigration Services). The day was a massive success, bringing together young girls and boys from all over Columbus to play together in the summer sun. The day started […]

Photos From Columbus’s Season-Ending Win in Pittsburgh

Dani Gunderson (31) congratulates Samantha Damante on her first goal as an Eagle, scored on July 8, 2018, against Steel City FC | Ralph Schudel

Columbus Eagles FC traveled to Pittsburgh Sunday to play Steel City FC and left with all three points in a 2-1 win. Samantha Damante and Kelly DeNiro scored for Columbus, which finished the WPSL season 5-1-2 and in second place in the Valley division. The club set records for goals, points, wins, and fewest goals […]

Video: Damante’s Opening Goal From Steel City Win

Samantha Damante scored her first goal as an Eagle on July 8, 2018 against Pittsburgh | Daniel Herlensky

 Columbus Eagles FC midfielder Samantha Damante scored her first goal as an Eagle in Sunday’s 2-1 win over Steel City FC. Damante’s goal came in the 47th minute at the end of a great attacking move by Columbus, full of one-touch passes.  Dani Gunderson got the assist for the Eagles, which finished the road […]

Eagles Finish WPSL Season With Win in Pittsburgh

Eagles' midfielder Kelly DeNiro scored her second goal of the 2018 season Sunday against Pittsburgh | Ralph Schudel

And the records keep coming and coming and coming and coming… Columbus Eagles FC scored two second-half goals to beat Steel City FC, 2-1, on Sunday evening in Pittsburgh, Pa. With the win, the Eagles clinch a second-place finish in the Valley division of the WPSL, leapfrogging Cincinnati Sirens FC and FC Pride to take […]

Eagles Announce Roster for WPSL Finale Against Pittsburgh

Eagles captain Amber Kern | Daniel Herlensky

 Columbus Eagles FC goes on the road Sunday to play its WPSL finale against Steel City FC of Pittsburgh, Pa. Kickoff at the Ellis School is scheduled for 4 p.m. The club has announced its 19-woman matchday roster for the game, which is the final match of the season for both clubs. For the […]

League Position at Stake When Eagles Play at Steel City FC on Sunday

Eagles' defender Monique Hanayik | Daniel Herlensky

Columbus Eagles FC goes on the road Sunday to play Steel City FC in the club’s final WPSL match of the 2018 season. The Eagles are playing to improve further on the club records they’ve already set for wins (4) and points (14) in a single league season. Kickoff from the Ellis School near downtown […]