Orlando Pride fall to defending champions on Saturday

Orlando Pride (4-15-2, 14 points) dropped a 6-1 decision to the league-leading North Carolina Courage (12-4-4, 40 points) on Saturday night at WakeMed Soccer Park. Rachel Hill scored the lone goal for the Pride on the night, off an assist from Danica Evans. 


•    Goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris finished the night with six saves, her second-straight match with a half dozen stops. 
•    Ashlyn Harris denied the Courage from taking a two-goal lead in the 14th minute, diving to her left to block away a penalty kick attempt from Ashlyn Harris.
•    With her 82nd minute goal, Rachel Hill notched her third goal of the year. 
•    Danica Evans picked up her first assist of the year on Hill's goal. 


Orlando will see a bye week before returning to play on Sept. 29, the final road match for the Pride. The team is set to travel to Sky Blue FC, with kickoff scheduled for 1 p.m. ET.