Thorns Win Inaugural NWSL Championship
September 1, 2013, 11:10 am
By Christina Kemp
Soccer City USA is celebrating a league championship.
The Portland Thorns brought home the trophy from the inaugural National Women's Soccer League Championship. Portland beat out the Western New York Flash 2-0 on Saturday August 31 in Rochester.
Tobin Heath struck first with a goal in the 40th minute to give the Thorns the lead going into half time. Then with a late stoppage time goal, Christine Sinclair scored to secure the win for the Thorns.
Heath says the team is excited to begin celebrating the win with fans and family.