News in Brief: Loons up for Honors, Gopher Exhibition, and More

by on 4 April 2017

Loons up for honors after first MLS win

Still daydreaming about Saturday evening’s win over Real Salt Lake (and maybe even humming the tune above)? Here are some goodies to savor as the sweet taste of victory lingers on your palate.

Gopher Soccer plays exhibition match

The University of Minnesota’s Women’s Soccer team continued their spring exhibition season on Saturday, falling 2-1 to the University of Kansas. The Gophers’ next home game is on April 15 against the University of Iowa at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium (and it’s free!).

Former Loon finishes game-winner

Congratulations to former Loon J.C. Banks who scored the game winner for Jacksonville Armada FC over the weekend. The Armada featured two other familiar faces to Minnesota fans in Aaron Pitchkolan and Jack Blake.

NWSL CBA negotiations continue

Some interesting news about the NWSL’s collective bargaining agreement negotiations in light of the upcoming USWNT friendlies against Russia and the impending start of the NWSL season.

Viejos Son Los Trapos release inaugural NPSL jerseys

The St. Paul-based club released its blue home and gray away shirts for the 2017 season. Both are available for sale via the club’s website.

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