Check out our gameday photos for the Orlando Pride VS NC Courage, March 26, 2022 Photo Gallery Match
On the evening of Saturday evening, March 26, 2022, the NC Courage hosted the Orlando Pride for the Courage’s second home game of the 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup.
The only score of the match came in the 60′ minute when defender Merritt Mathias took a penalty kick after an Orlando handball in the box.
The starting XI for the NC Courage consisted of
Katelyn Rowland, Kaleigh Kurtz, Abby Erceg, Merritt Mathias, Malia Berkely, Denise O’Sullivan, Carson Pickett, Kiki Pickett, Brianna Pinto, Taylor Smith, and Jaelene Daniels.
With Casey Murphy still out with injury, Katelyn Rowland was again in goal for the Courage and has notched a pair of clean sheets at the start of the 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup.
Next for North Carolina Courage
The Courage are on the road for their next two games, starting Wednesday, March 30 versus the Washington Spirit at Segra Field at 7:30 PM ET, and then again Sunday, April 3, 2022 versus NJ/NY Gotham FC at Red Bull Area at 3:00 PM ET. Head coach, Sean Nahas has already said the team will not return between games, flying from Washington up to New York to save a wasted day to flight and allow a little more bonding.
All photos by Gregory Ng @FollowGregSports
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