The North Carolina Courage announced on Wednesday morning that the club would be participating in the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup in Utah between June 27 and July 26.
With sports being put on hold for the foreseeable future, we wanted to look back at the years that each NC State Athletics program had, starting with women’s soccer. From seniors going pro to a solid run in the NCAA Championship, the Wolfpack had plenty of exciting moments but here are the top five moments from the 2019 NC State women’s soccer season.
On Tuesday afternoon, the ACC officially canceled the remainder of winter and spring sports activities, both competition and practice, for the 2019-20 school year in a press release, with hopes to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
On Thursday afternoon, the ACC “suspended all athletic related activities including competition, formal and organized practice, recruiting and participation in NCAA championships until further notice. The decision was made following consultation with the league’s presidents and athletic directors to mitigate the further spread of COVID-19.”
The North Carolina Courage returned to the field on Monday afternoon for the team’s first preseason training session. While roughly 10 players are either away with their national team or playing in Australia, there were plenty of big names and familiar faces at the practice, along with some of the new signings.
North Carolina FC lost its season opener 1-0 to Louisville City FC, who it beat 4-1 in last season’s opener.
Forward Robbie Kristo fights for possession of the ball at the game against Louisville City FC on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park. The NCFC lost the game to Louisville 0-1.
The NCFC prepares for their game against Louisville City FC on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park. The NCFC lost the game 0-1.
The NCFC lines up for the national anthem at the game against Louisville City FC on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park. The NCFC lost the game 0-1.