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Eight Bruins on 2014 NWSL Opening Day Rosters
By: UCLA Athletics
The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) will kick off its second season this weekend with eight UCLA alumnae on team rosters.

Reigning NWSL MVP Lauren Holiday and rookie Jenna Richmond will kick off the 2014 season on Saturday, April 12 when FC Kansas City hosts Sky Blue FC at 5pm PT.

On Sunday, April 13, Danesha Adams and the Washington Spirit host McCall Zerboni and the Western New York Flash at 1pm PT. Seattle Reign FC, home to Sydney Leroux and Lauren Barnes, hosts Chelsea Stewart's Boston Breakers at 4pm PT later that day.

Zakiya Bywaters, the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NWSL draft, and the Chicago Red Stars have a bye this week and will open their season on April 19 against Western New York.

All NWSL games this weekend will be streamed live via YouTube. Visit for live links and full team schedules.

UCLA's 2014 NWSL Players
Danesha Adams - Washington Spirit
Lauren Barnes - Seattle Reign FC
Zakiya Bywaters - Chicago Red Stars
Lauren Holiday - FC Kansas City
Sydney Leroux - Seattle Reign FC
Jenna Richmond - FC Kansas City
Chelsea Stewart - Boston Breakers
McCall Zerboni - Western New York Flash

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Sunday, Aug 30
vs. Wisconsin
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Friday, Sep 04
vs. Virginia
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 2
Sunday, Sep 06
vs. Texas
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 2
Friday, Sep 11
at Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, NC
W, 2 - 1
Sunday, Sep 13
at North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
L, 1 - 3
Thursday, Sep 17
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Friday, Sep 25
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Thursday, Oct 01
at Washington
Seattle, WA
L, 1 - 2
Sunday, Oct 04
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
L, 2 - 4
Friday, Oct 09
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 1
Sunday, Oct 11
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
T, 1 - 1 (2OT)
Saturday, Oct 17
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
L, 1 - 2
Friday, Oct 23
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Sunday, Oct 25
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Thursday, Oct 29
at California
Berkeley, CA
L, 0 - 7
Sunday, Nov 01
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 0 - 2
Friday, Nov 06
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 0 - 2