Thorns’ Goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc Balances Intensity and Fun at The Oregonian

The image of an introverted LeBlanc runs in stark contrast to the current version: a gregarious personality off the field and an intense and commanding presence on the field. LeBlanc’s personality is the just the right fit for the Thorns, who are still learning about one another four weeks into the regular season.


Red Stars’ Masar embracing tough road ahead at

What lies ahead for the Chicago Red Stars is a daunting May that carries over into the first day of June: four out of five games on the road, including a home-and-home with league-leading Portland Thorns FC.

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