Jenna Pel (jennaawk)

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NWSL – Fantasy Round Two Preview + Details on AWK Group #NWSL14
With the addition of groups into the NWSL fantasy game, I’ve naturally added a group for AWK readers. And naturally, there’s a twist. Specifically, the low scorer each round out gets booted at the end of the round. At the end of the season,...[Read on]
Houston Dash Drop Points But Gain Confidence In Debut #NWSL
    (Photo by Wilf Thorne) The Houston Dash made a point Saturday night, though not one reflected in the league standings. Houston Mayor Annise Parker and NWSL Commissioner Cheryl Bailey were on hand to add an air of significance to the eve...[Read on]
NWSL Week in Review: Five Things (Week 1) #NWSL14
I guess the fact that the NWSL has returned for a second season is something to celebrate with the recent history of women’s professional soccer leagues in North America. Of course, your mind knows that the backing of USSF (as well as Canada) made t...[Read on]
In opener, Spirit sputter while Spaniard sparkles #NWSL14
Defender Robyn Gayle was the one strength in an otherwise porous back line Sometimes there’s more to being the winning team than having more talent. Even without Abby Wambach (out with a broken bone under her left eye) and with a tired Carli Lloy...[Read on]
2014 NWSL Preview – Washington Spirit (Chris’ Take) #NWSL14
Projected Starting Lineup (Questionable Starters in Parentheses) The Washington Spirit are probably sick of hearing about 2013. So let’s keep it short. The club was awful. They finished last. It’s over. On to 2014. OK, let’s be clear...[Read on]
2014 NWSL Preview – Houston Dash #NWSL14
Projected Early Season Lineup (Questionable Starters in Parentheses) Projected Full Strength Lineup (Questionable Starters in Parentheses) Anyone questioning the Houston Dash’s ambition need only go back to the club’s hiring of Randy Wal...[Read on]
Washington Spirit season preview: 2014 will not be like 2013 #NWSL2014
Last year for the Spirit goals were few and far between. On Maureen Hendricks Field last year from the run of play – that’s ignoring for the moment three Diana Matheson penalty kicks – Washington scored all of seven goals. Against the ...[Read on]
2014 NWSL Preview – Portland Thorns #NWSL2014
Projected Early Season Lineup (Questionable Starters in Parentheses) Projected Full Strength Lineup Likely pleasing owner Merritt Paulson, the 2013 NWSL season essentially ended up being all about his Thorns by the time the confetti had been cleaned...[Read on]
NWSL – Fantasy Preview – Round One #NWSL14
Team Fantasy Rankings – Round One 1. Seattle 2. Portland 3. FC Kansas City 4. Western New York 5. Washington 6. Sky Blue FC 7. Boston 8. Houston Positional Rankings GK 1. Barnhart (FCKC) – Opposition isn’t a slam dunk, but she’...[Read on]
2014 NWSL Preview – Sky Blue FC #NWSL14
Projected Starting Lineup Contrary to just about every other returning NWSL club this season, the headlines for SBFC this offseason were made off the pitch this year. And the lede isn’t necessarily an appealing one either. As whispers of a potent...[Read on]