Utah Royal forward Katie Stengel and the club's 2020 third-round pick in 2020 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft were traded to the Houston Dash in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2020 draft and a second-round pick in the 2021 NWSL College Draft.
In a major trade in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), the Portland Thorns send defender Emily Sonnett, the rights to forward Caitlin Foord, and the 7th and 14th picks in the 2020 NWSL College Draft to the Orlando Pride in exchange for the No. 1 overall draft pick in the 2020 draft.
Houston Dash forward Kealia Ohai heads to the Chicago Red Stars in a deal that was announced in early January 2020. In exchange for Ohai, Houson receives defender Katie Naughton and Chicago's 18th overall pick in the 2020 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft.
In January, the North Carolina Courage and Chicago Red Stars swapped 2020 NWSL College Draft picks.North Carolina receives Chicago's sixth overall pick in exchange for its 9th and 18th overall picks. North Carolina now holds the 6th, 27th, 28th, and 36th picks.
Defender Taylor Leach has signed with the Utah Royals FC for the 2020 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) season. Leach returns to the United States after playing for Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC in Sweden's Damallsvenskan for the past four years.