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Houston Dash Look for Strong Finish

Jessica McDonald will be looking to add to her seven goals this season. Credit: Ray Escamilla

A year ago, the Houston Dash lost their final six games of the season, sliding to the bottom of the table and the number one overall pick in the draft in the process. A major off-season makeover, along with some mid-season tweaks, put the Dash in the running for the playoffs this year, however that dream ended […]

Perseverance Pays Off for Jen LaPonte

Jen LaPonte high fives Dash assistant coach Hiro Suzuki  ahead of her NWSL debut against Chicago Red Stars. Credit: Ray Escamilla

Look up the word “perseverance” in the dictionary, and you are likely to find a picture of Jen LaPonte. In a sport where low salaries and early retirement have often been a talking point, LaPonte has overcome injuries, disappointments and toiled for the better part of three seasons with five different NWSL teams as an unpaid amateur, […]

Houston Dash Sign Jen LaPonte to Roster

Jen LaPonte on the ball in Chicago's end against the Red Stars. Credit: Ray Escamilla

With Niki Cross now officially retired, the Houston Dash have signed fullback Jen LaPonte to her vacated roster spot. LaPonte has been with the Dash all season long as an amateur player. Under NWSL rules, when players are away on national team duty, they can only be replaced by unpaid amateurs. Given the number of players away […]

Houston Dash Take On Sky Blue FC

Kealia Ohai shooting around Sky Blue's Christie Rampone last season. Credit: Ray Escamilla

The Houston Dash play the first of five remaining games this season on Friday night with the playoffs in sight. Heading into the weekend, the Dash sit in the fourth and final playoff spot. Their opponent, Sky Blue FC, are six points adrift of the Dash but dangerous nevertheless. Like the Dash, Sky Blue was helped tremendously […]

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