Four NWSL teams played preseason games at the end of the first week of training camp. The Chicago Red Stars, Sky Blue FC, Houston Dash and North Carolina Courage each played matches on February 24 or 25.
Head coach Paul Riley of North Carolina Courage has put together his 25-player preseason roster. The finalized roster for the season will be announced April 10th as they kick off the NWSL season on April 15th.
The Noth Carolina Courage, formerly the Western New York Flash, have picked up Ashley Hatch from BYU, Darian Jenkins from UCLA, Claire Wagner from Clemson University, and Jaycie Johnson from the University of Nebraska with their 4 picks received.