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February 26, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

In their inital pre season game, the Courage shutout the college powerhouse 2-0 with a pair of goals coming from Darian Jenkins. Between the pipes, the time was split between Sabrina D'Angelo & Katelyn Rowland. The assists were contributed by Meredith Speck & Debinha. Jenkins is a returning player but saw no time due to an ankle injury last year after being drafted #8 in the 2017 draft. Coach Paul Riley of NC felt it a strong begining for the year with some fitness issues, yet more than pleased with the work and want of the players.

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February 26, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

With a 1-0 victory over the Independence, NCFC passed their inital test with it's local rival in the USL. The sole goal was gotten by Steven Miller at 51 minutes off his left foot. A mixed bag of signed and unsigned players achived this win.

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February 25, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

In a first ever meeting, Sin City took on the nation's capital in front of 7,158 in Vegas, a great turn out for a non league game in a new city. Getting his first goal, Yamil Asad has begun to pay dividends already, Paul Arriola a member of the USMNT chipped in 3 assists for a total of 4 this preseason. Darren Mattocks now has 3 goals to go with his assists over 4 pre season games as Ian Harkes got his first goal and Luciano Acosta his 4th. This preseason DC went 3-1-0 scoring first in all games. 6 cards were issued in a warm up game for their seasons?

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February 24, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

In excess of 2,000 ducats have been sold for  this game at City Stadium on March 17, none reportedly to leprechauns. The 7PM  game pits the NC Courage v Washington Spirit. Both coaches played pro in NY, Paul Riely and Jim Gabarra. With this game, the headline event for the high level Jefferson Cup Girls Weekend with over 5,000 athletes and 350 teams. This will be a pre season match for both NWSL teams that begins its year the next week. The younger tourney players will have the chance to witness the best womens league in the world with many USWNT players and other world wide stars.

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February 24, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

In a setback for the team coached by Long Island Soccer legend, Paul Riley and a far bigger one for Makenzy, she is out for the season with a torn left ACL in the first day of training. The midfielder suffered the injury on the 19th, the subsequent MRI  was done, she will now have her 2018 as a rehab year. Out of Chino Hills CA, she joined the NC team in 2017 after moving from Western NY and the rebranding of the team she had 1,124 minutes over 21 games in her inital NWSL season as they took the Shield.

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