The Chicago Red Stars have announced that they acquired US Women’s National Team midfielder Morgan Brian in a trade with the Houston Dash.
— Chicago Red Stars (@chicagoredstars) August 30, 2017
NEWS: Dash acquire @KristieMewie and future considerations from Chicago Red Stars for Morgan Brian
— Houston Dash (@HoustonDash) August 30, 2017
In exchange for Brian, the Red Stars have sent Kristie Mewis and future considerations to Houston. Mewis was traded to the Red Stars from the Washington Spirit on August 21 and scored one goal in what would be her only appearance for Chicago on August 26.
Morgan Brian was drafted to the Dash as the first overall pick in 2015, and she made 33 appearances with the team. She has been dealing with injuries throughout the 2017 season and has not played since July 23. It is not known at this time when she will appear for the Red Stars.
Mewis will be available to play for the Dash’s game against Seattle Reign FC on September 3.