Sky Blue FC defeated the Houston Dash, 3-1, off of goals from Sarah Killion, Leah Galton, and Sam Kerr to improve to 2-2-1 at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas. Houston’s Poliana got a goal back in the 76th minute for the home team during week five of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL).
For Sky Blue, Christie Pearce returned to the lineup after sitting out the past two games while following concussion protocol. Pearce slotted into her center back position next to rookie Mandy Freeman. Also back into the lineup was Raquel Rodriguez, who missed the last match to attend her graduation from Penn State.