The Reign’s most recent transaction came on July 16 when they signed New Zealand international Rosie White through the 2019 season. Since making her debut for the Reign on July 28, White has appeared in each of the side’s last six matches with five starts, scoring two goals in that time.
In the month of August, the Reign played to a 2-2-1 record with victories over Houston and Portland to begin the month before earning one point in their three contests to close out the month with losses to Utah and North Carolina and a draw at Sky Blue. The Reign currently sit one point out of a playoff spot with six games remaining in their regular-season campaign.
Bethany Balcer holds the team lead in finishes this season among active players for the Reign with three this season, followed by Rosie White, Jodie Taylor and Shea Broom each with two. Goalkeeper Casey Murphy sits tied for fourth in NWSL in saves this season with 47 despite only having played in 13 matches.
The Pride hold a 1-1-6 record against the Reign in Club history, with each of their last six matches resulting in draws. The two sides have not played to a result other than a draw since 2016, where both clubs earned a victory at home in that season. In their last meeting, the two played to a 1-1 draw, with Alanna Kennedy scoring off a bicycle kick for the Pride in that match.
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The Pride have not played to more than two draws with any other team other than the Reign in Club history. The next highest total of draws between any other Club sits at two against Sky Blue, Utah and Washington in their history.