Christen Press' seventh and eighth goals of the season gave the Chicago Red Stars a 2-1 win over the Orlando Pride that moved them into first place. They lead North Carolina by one point.
The Courage, which has a game in hand, had Saturday's match against FC Kansas City postponed after weather forecast calls for sustained rain and lightning around Swope Soccer Village throughout
CRAZINESS IN SEATTLE.Megan Rapinoe scored a hat trick to give the Seattle Reign a 5-4 win over Sky Blue FC
in a match that tied the NWSL record for most combined goals in a match.
Her third goal broke a 4-4 tie and restored the Reign's lead after it blew a 4-0 advantage. It also gave her the
NWSL scoring lead with 12 goals, one more than Sam Kerr, who scored Sky Blue FC's fourth goal.
HOUSTON MAKES A DASH. The hottest team in the NWSL is the Houston Dash, which extended its
unbeaten streak to six games -- a club record -- with a 1-0 victory over Boston.
Brazilian Andressinha found Canadian forward Nichelle Prince for her third goal of the
season in the 23rd minute.