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Flash loses Franch with knee injury
March 18th, 2014 2:30PM
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[NWSL 2014 COUNTDOWN]Western New York Flash's Adrianna Franch, who led the NWSL in multiple goalkeeping categories during her rookie season, tore her ACL during the first training session of the 2014 preseason and is expected to miss the entire season.

“This is obviously devastating news, especially after the tremendous first season AD had with us last year,” Flash general manager and head coach Aaran Lines said. “She’s a very talented young player with great potential. We wish her a successful surgery and a quick and healthy recovery so she can return to the field with us.”

Franch, 23, played all but two minutes during the 2013 season and had the NWSL's lowest goals-against-average (0.91). The Oklahoma State product was also the runner-up for both NWSL Goalkeeper of the Year and Rookie of the Year.

Preseason action:

-- Western New York opened with a 1-0 win over the University at Buffalo on Canisius College product Brianna Smith's goal midway through the second half.

-- Sky Blue FC defeated St. John's University, 1-0, on Kendall Johnson's goal in stoppage time.

SPIRIT ACQUIRES CROSS.The Washington Spirit acquired the rights to Bayern Munich defender Niki Cross from Seattle for the Spirit’s second-round pick in the 2015 NWSL College Draft.
 
Cross, 28, is expected to join the Spirit in June following the conclusion of the Frauen-Bundesliga season. She joined  Bayern in 2012 and has played 33 appearances. She also played in WPS for St. Louis and Boston and in Sweden and Norway.

PRESEASON:
March 18 in Columbia, Md.
Univ. of Missouri vs. FC Kansas City
March 22 in Fenton, Mo.
Chicago vs. FC Kansas City
March 22 in Boyds, Md.
Washington vs. Univ. of North Carolina
March 23 inBrookline, Mass.
Northeastern Univ. vs. Boston
March 22 in Elma, N.Y.
Western NY vs. West Virginia Univ.
March 22 in Houston
Houston vs. Texas A&M Univ.
March 23 in Livingston, N.J.

Sky Blue FC vs. Penn State


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