Chicago Red Stars Close Out Preseason Play Against The Portland Thorns



Chicago, Ill. (March 12, 2022) – The Chicago Red Stars ended the preseason Friday night with a match against the tournament host Portland Thorns.

Despite a scrappy effort from the Red Stars, Portland’s Sam Coffey was able to slot a shot past Alyssa Naeher in the 73rd minute of play and secured the win for the home team with a score of 0-1. The Red Stars end the preseason tournament with a 0-2-1 record.

The team now looks ahead to their first Challenge Cup match against the Houston Dash Sunday, March 20, at 6:00 p.m. CT on Paramount+.

Red Stars lineup: Alyssa Naeher, Tatumn Milazzo (Haley VanFossen), Tierna Davidson, Zoe Morse, Morgan Gautrat (Samantha Fisher), Danielle Colaprico, Bianca St. Georges, Mikenna McManus (Jill Aguilera), Yuki Nagasato, Sarah Griffith (Channing Foster), Ella Stevens (Ava Cook)

Portland lineup: Emily Menges, Hina Sugita (Taylor Porter), Sophia Smith (Hannah Betfort), Christine Sinclair (Morgan Weaver), Natalia Kuikka (Natalie Beckman), Sam Coffey (Haley Miller), Kelli Hubly, Marissa Everett, Meghan Klingenberg, Abby Smith, Meaghan Nally (Gabby Provenzano)