Sights: 2018 North Carolina Courage0 min read We’re lucky to have a talented photographer on the sidelines of home games for the North Carolina Courage this season. We’ll update this page with game photos so check back throughout the season as more photos are added. Jaelene Hinkle readies to take the free kick.Amy Rodriguez helps the Utah Royals wall set up for the ensuing free kick while McCall Zerboni and Diana Matheson chat with the ref.North Carolina Courage captain Abby Erceg.Utah's Katrina Gorry (19) challenges North Carolina's Crystal Dunn.Lol, to be a fly on the wall...We love a matchup: Becky Sauerbrunn and Crystal Dunn.Lol, Abby.Abby Erceg heads the ball.North Carolina Courage's Crystal Dunn.Katie Stengel (white) and Abby Erceg battle for the ball.Jess McDonald of the North Carolina Courage.Defender Becky Sauerbrunn.Katelyn Rowland puts the ball in play.Amy Rodriguez on the attack for the Utah Royals FC.Becca Moros on the ball.Sam Mewis starts the attack for the North Carolina Courage.Jess McDonald heads the ball past Abby Smith while Becca Moros reacts.Crystal Dunn makes a move.Sam Mewis and Katrina Gorry vie for the ball."Everyone needs to calm down!" Rachel Corsie of Utah.Becky Sauerbrunn looks to distribute the ball.Diana Matheson (10) and McCall Zerboni.McCall Zerboni on the attack. (Katie Stengel, wyd?)North Carolina Courage supporters.Gunnhildur Jonsdottir (23) moves past Crystal Dunn.Kristen Hamilton challenges Katie Stengel.Katie Stengel heads the ball.Katie Bowen of the Utah Royals.Katie Bowen tries to stop Crystal Dunn.Katie Stengel is challenged in the air.Midfielder Desiree Scott pushes the ball up the field.Diana Matheson (Utah Royals FC) shares a laugh with the ref.Becky Sauerbrunn gives some instructions to Katie Bowen.North Carolina Courage huddle. Also, Lynn, what you doin'?There's always one. Katie Stengel making lineup photos interesting since 2018.Utah Royals lineup against the North Carolina Courage.Midfielder Diane Matheson of the Utah Royals FC.Gunnhildur Jónsdóttir of the Utah Royals FC.Taylor Lytle during pregame warm-ups.Jessica McDonald during pregame warm-ups.Paul Riley, head coach of the North Carolina Courage.Meredith Speck and Debinha before the match.Yuri Kawamura heads out to pregame warm-ups.Lynn Williams heads out to pregame warm-ups.Kissin' the crest. McCall Zerboni.Abby Dahlkemper and Elizabeth Eddy walk out for pregame warm-ups.All smiles. Jess McDonald of the North Carolina Courage.Darian Jenkins heading out to pregame warm-ups.Merritt Mathias.Goalkeepers Union having a laugh. Sabrina D'Angelo and Katelyn Rowland.Utah's Desiree Scott walking out to pregame warm-ups.Intensity. Lo'eau LaBonta of the Utah Royals FC.Forward Brittany Ratcliffe of the Utah Royals FC.Amy Rodriguez.The pic says it all. Katelyn Rowland after the Courage's first loss of the season.McCall Zerboni.Real recognizes real: McCall Zerboni and Amy Rodriguez.Brooke Elby greets Brittany Ratcliffe after the game.Brittany Ratcliffe celebrates the win.Lo'eau LaBonta hugs Brittany Ratcliffe after the win.Utah celebrating after the win.Hugs for the win.When you hit the game-winner. Brittany Ratcliffe.Brittany Ratcliffe on the game-winning strike.Abby Erceg clears the ball.Diana Matheson on the ball.Lo'eau LaBonta on the attach for the Utah Royals FC.Katelyn Rowland stretches out.Abby Smith tips it over the crossbar.Defender Kaleigh Kurtz.Amy Rodriguez on the attack.Becca Moros and Rachel Corsie of the Utah Royals FC.Abby Smith keeps her eyes on the ball.Gunnhildur Jónsdóttir bears the brunt of going up against Abby Erceg.Utah Royals FC huddle.McCall Zerboni and Becky Sauerbrunn check on Jess McDonald after a collision.Becky Sauerbrunn has the position on Jess McDonald.Washington Spirit head coach Jim Gabarra.Sam Mewis during pregame warm-ups.Darian Jenkins during pregame warm-ups.U.S. Women's National Team head coach Jill Ellis at an NWSL match.Washington Spirit head coach Jim Gabarra speaking with U.S. Women's National Team head coach Jill Ellis before the match.Yeah, we feel the same way, too, Jim. Just kidding.So. Many. Caption. Choices. Mal Pugh speaking with U.S. Women's National Team head coach Jill Ellis after the match.Sabrina D'Angelo with fans after the match.North Carolina Courage players and coaches thanking fans after the match.Rebecca Quinn (Washington Spirit) after the match.Rebecca Quinn (Washington Spirit) doesn't agree with the call.Former teammates Sam Mewis (North Carolina) and Taylor Smith (Washington) waiting for the ball.Washington Spirit goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe.Caprice Dydasco (Washington Spirit) on the move.North Carolina Courage player celebrate after scoring.McCall Zerboni (North Carolina Courage).Jaelene Hinkle of the North Carolina Courage controls the ball.Mal Pugh (Washington Spirit) and Jaeline Hinkle (North Carolina Courage).Goalkeeper Katelyn Rowland (North Carolina Courage) gets set to make a save on Washington Spirit's Tori Huster.Washington Spirit team huddle.Merritt Mathias of the North Carolina Courage.Estefania Banini (background) and McCall Zerboni (foreground).Ashley Hatch of the Washington Spirit.Washington Spirit goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe makes a save.Merritt Mathias (North Carolina Courage) shields the ball from Mal Pugh (Washington Spirit).Taylor Smith (Washington Spirit) takes on Jaelene Hinkle (North Carolina Courage).Aubrey Bledsoe (Washington Spirit) grabs the ball off of Abby Erceg's head (North Carolina Courage).Aubrey Bledsoe tips the ball over the crossbar.Former teammates Crystal Dunn (Courage) and Tori Huster (Spirit) battle for the ball.McCall Zerboni gets past Estefania Banini.The drama of it all. McCall Zerboni and the anguish of Estefania Banini.Estefania Banini of the Washington Spirit takes a shot on goal.Tori Huster (Washington Spirit) meets the ball.The Spirit's Tori Huster prepares to head the ball.The Spirit's Caprice Dydasco looks for an open player.Mal Pugh (Washington Spirit) challenges Katelyn Rowland (North Carolina Courage).Mallory Pugh (Washington Spirit) on the break.Pugh on the run. (This looks like a cartoon.)Jessica McDonald just daring the ball not to go where she wants.Washington's Mal Pugh and North Carolina's Abby Erceg.Ref, please — Francisca Ordega, Washington Spirit forward.Debinha navigates through Washington players.Andi Sullivan and McCall Zerboni vie for the ball.Francisca Ordega of the Washington Spirit.20180512-193052-3437Taylor Smith looks to push the ball up.McCall Zerboni asks for the ball.Katelyn Rowland puts the ball in play.Francisca Ordega (red) tries to get past Merritt Mathias (blue).Francisca Ordega shields the ball from Merritt Mathias.Andi Sullivan of the Washington Spirit.Defender Whitney Church of the Washington Spirit.Abby Erceg clears the ball.Tori Huster looks to slow down Sam Mewis.The battle between Merritt Mathias and Francisca Ordega was good.Forward Estefania Banini of the Washington Spirit.¡Olé! Andi Sullivan.Your focus is on Andi Sullivan and Whitney Church, but we see you Debinha.Estefania Banini on the attack for the Washington Spirit.Defender Rebecca Quinn of the Washington Spirit.Mal Pugh traps and gets ready to go on the attack for the Washington Spirit.Whitney Church serving up some intensity.Abby Erceg, captain of the North Carolina Courage.Sam Mewis gettin' low for the ball.Defender Abby Dahlkemper of the North Carolina Courage.Merritt Mathias, defender for the North Carolina Courage.Midfielder Andi Sullivan of the Washington Spirit.Caprice Dydasco throws the ball in.Crystal Dunn (air), Rebecca Quinn, and goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe in the aftermath of a shot while Debinha looks on.McCall Zerboni out jumps Tori Huster for the ball.Ashley Hatch of the Washington Spirit.Denise O'Sullivan shoots while Francisca Ordega tries to block it.Debinha navigates through Washington players.Forward Mallory Pugh of the Washington Spirit.Mallory Pugh on the attack for the Washington Spirit.Crystal Dunn tries to dribble through the Washington Spirit defense.Denise O'Sullivan and Tori Huster compete for the ball.Ashley Hatch on the ball for the Washington Spirit.Washington Spirit starting lineup.They couldn't have given Debinha the shortest kid?McCall Zerboni with her kid escort during the walk-out.Meme-worthy. Kaleigh Kurtz.Goalkeeper Sabrina D'Angelo before the game.Forward Kristen Hamilton before the match.Andi Sullivan of the Washington Spirit.Roary, North Carolina Courage mascot. ROARy. Get it?Elizabeth Eddy during pregame warm-ups.Estelle Johnson. Regal.Joanna Lohman of the Washington Spirit.Francisca Ordega during pregame warm-ups.20180512-184146-4828Taylor Smith during pregame warm-ups.Rebecca Quinn during pregame warm-ups.Chicago Red Stars' starting lineup against the North Carolina Courage.Sabrina D'Angelo cheesin' during pregame warm-ups.Chicago's Yuki Nagasato during pregame warm-ups.Sam Kerr traps the ball during warm-ups.Sofia Huerta during warm-ups.Alyssa Naeher during warm-ups.Courage fans lining up for autographs after the game.Courage players thanking fans post-game.Alyssa Naeher hugs Jessica McDonald after the game.Nikki Stanton leaving it all on the field.Chicago's Yuki Nagasato after the game.Chicago's Sofia Huerta.Darian Jenkins of the North Carolina Courage.Kristen Hamilton for North Carolina Courage.Final score at WakeMed Soccer Park.Samantha Johnson for the Chicago Red Stars.Yuki Nagasto (12) and McCall Zerboni.Lynn Williams (North Carolina Courage) and Taylor Comeau (Chicago Red Stars).Sabrina D'Angelo hurting after a collision.Jaelene Hinkle traps the ball.Crystal Dunn takes on Nikki Stanton.Sam Kerr turns on McCall Zerboni.Alyssa Naeher makes one of many saves of her many saves of the match.Abby Dahlkemper looks to distribute the ball.Danielle Colaprica on the attack for the Chicago Red Stars.McCall Zerboni.Midfielder Danielle Colaprico of the Chicago Red Stars.Arin Gilliland of the Chicago Red Stars.20180506-164611-3677Chicago's Sam Kerr on the attack. Crystal Dunn with the side-eye.Sofia Huerta with the high kick.*Record scratch* ... *Freeze frame* ... "Yup, that's me. You're probably wondering how I ended up in this situation." Debinha, maybe.Hang loose, Abby.Courage captain Abby Erceg.Chicago bench featuring Julie Ertz.Chicago Red Stars head coach Rory Dames.20180506-163801-3381Forward Jessica McDonald of the North Carolina Courage.Jessica McDonald tees it up.Debinha avoids Samantha Johnson's tackle.McCall Zerboni and Sam Kerr vie for the ball.Danielle Colaprico (Chicago) and Jessica McDonald (North Carolina) battle for the ball.Lynn Williams tests Alyssa Naeher.Taylor Comeau (Chicago Red Stars) and Jaelene Hinkle (North Carolina Courage).Denise O'Sullivan gets up.Arin Gilliland on the run.Denise O'Sullivan of the North Carolina Courage.Alyssa Naeher goes horizontal to make the save.Merritt Mathias squares up.Huh? Sam Mewis.Abby Dahlkemper with the pass and soft smile.Denise O'Sullivan plays the ball long.Abby Erceg and Sam Kerr.Merritt Mathias looks to push the ball up.Sarah Gorden of the Chicago Red Stars.Debinha getting after it.Sam Kerr looking into your soul.Yuki Nagasato and Sam Mewis.Crystal Dunn on the ball. But we really want to know what's going on in the background.Midfielder Lauren Kaskie.McCall Zerboni and Summer Green.Alyssa Mautz challenges Sam Mewis in the air.Alyssa Naeher distributes the ball.Sam Mewis thinking about bees disappearing at an alarming rate.Crystal Dunn.We call this piece "Modern Movement" by Sam Kerr.Nikki Stanton of the Chicago Red Stars.Sam Kerr gets up.Alyssa Naeher gets low for the save.Defender Merritt Mathias of the North Carolina Courage.Yuki Nagasato and Sam Mewis.Don't let them sweep the leg, Lynn.Abby Erceg and Sam Kerr.Samantha Johnson.Summer Green.McCall Zerboni.Abby Erceg heads the ball.Sam Mewis launches the ball.Chicago celebrates after scoring.Wahappened? Sabrina D'Angelo after Sam Kerr scores.Merritt Mathias.Sam Mewis defending.Lauren Kaskie with a free kick. (Merritt Mathias is nonplussed.)Yuki Nagasato and Sam Mewis battle in the air.Yuki Nagasato concentrates on the ball.Denise O'Sullivan.Merritt Mathias on the attack.Crystal Dunn getting after it.Sam Mewis with the ball.No idea, but it looks intense, Lynn Williams.Alyssa Naeher punches the ball out of the box.Alyssa Naeher prepares to punch the ball away.Battle for the ball in the air.Sofia Huerta and Alyssa Mautz prepare to head the ball in tandem.Chicago's Alyssa Naeher getting set.McCall Zerboni having a chat with the ref.McCall Zerboni traps the ball.McCall Zerboni on the move.North Carolina Courage forward Crystal Dunn.Samantha Johnson for the Chicago Red Stars.Alyssa Mautz of the Chicago Red Stars.Sam Kerr beats Abby Erceg to the ball.Crystal Dunn of the North Carolina Courage.Lynn Williams of the North Carolina Courage.Chicago's Alyssa Naeher and North Carolina's Lynn Williams vie for the ball.Chicago's Sarah Gorden has her eyes on the ball.Jaelene Hinkle heads the ball.Debinha beats Nikki Stanton (2) and Alyssa Mautz to the ball.Samantha Johnson of the Chicago Red Stars.Nikki Stanton battles for the ball.Nikki Stanton on the ball for the Chicago Red Stars.Sam Kerr heading the ball.Sam Kerr of the Chicago Red Stars.Sabrina D'Angelo making a save.Yuri Kawamura pregame.Sam Mewis during pregame warm-ups.