Author: TM Thomas

QuickCap: Week Five is Alive

Houston 0-2 North Carolina 0-3-2/5-0-1 In the 132nd Mewis Derby (caused, not by longevity, but by Kristie Mewis playing for 15 teams per season), North Carolina prevailed. Crystal A. Dunn scored at 3’ with an assist to Jessica McDonald and at 3’ into the second half (48’) Kristen Hamilton scored […]

QuickLook Week 5: Internationals Ahoy

Houston Dash v North Carolina Courage 0-2-2/4-0-1 3:30 PM EST In the Lifetime Game of the Week, Houston GK Jane Campbell faces off against the league’s most potent offense, an eight-headed monster of variable scoring options (McCall Zerboni, Crystal Dunn and Jessica McDonald all have two goals, while Debhina, Lynn […]

NWSL QuickLook Week 3

I’m starting to think Australians aren’t ever coming back. Utah Royals vs. Chicago Red Stars – 4/14 @ 3:30pm ET Utah: 0-0-2 Chicago: 0-1-1 The Lifetime Game of the Week Sandwiched Between Less Appealing Movies will feature perennial contender FCKC-Plus-O’Hara vs No-Really-We’re-Contenders-This-Time-Chicago. Perhaps no game would benefit more from the return […]

NWSL QuickLook: Week Two

This week, we combine the confusion of overfull rosters following the Boston Breakers shutdown with the return of the Australians from international duty. Predictions are meaningless in the face of such wholesale and paradigmatic abstraction. Plus they are hard to do. Houston v. Utah – March 30 @ 8 pm ET […]