NWSL Locals: Dunn, Betos Star In Week 1

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Crystal Dunn celebrates her game tying goal vs. Chicago. Photo: North Carolina Courage.

Several Long Island and New York-area natives are on the rosters of teams in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Each week, SleterFC.com will feature a recap of each player’s results from the previous week. Here is a look at Week 1.

North Carolina Courage – Draw 1-1 with Chicago Red Stars
Crystal Dunn (Rockville Centre): 90 minutes, 1 goal, 5 shots, 3 shots on goal
Cari Roccaro (East Islip): DNP
Meredith Speck (Rockville Centre): DNP

Reign FC – Draw 1-1 with Houston Dash
Allie Long (Northport): 90 minutes, 1 shot
Jasmyne Spencer (Bay Shore): 26 minutes, left match with injury
Michelle Betos (New York City): 90 minutes, 1 goal allowed, 16 shots faced, 7 saves

Portland Thorns – Win 2-0 at Orlando Pride
Emily Menges (Garden City): DNP injury

Utah Royals FC
Rebecca Moros (Manhattan): team did not play