Loss marks first back-to-back defeats for Reign since 2013.
The Seattle Reign suffered its first back-to-back losses since the 2013 season, losing at FC Kansas City 1-0 on Thursday night.
Three minutes into the second half, FC Kansas City (1-2) forward Sarah Hagen played a through ball for Amy Rodriguez to put her in behind Seattle’s (1-2) back-line and she chipped her shot over goalkeeper Hope Solo to put the home side up 1-0.
Reign FC almost had its equalizer in the 75th minute when Megan Rapinoe took a shot from the top of the box that almost sneaked by FC Kansas City goalkeeper Nicole Barnhart.
• The sixth-seeded Washington men’s tennis team suffered a 4-0 sweep at the hands of third-seeded and 15th-ranked UCLA in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 championships in Ojai, Calif. The Huskies conclude the regular season 13-11.
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• Elianne Douglas-Miron’s run to the round of 16 highlighted the UW women at the Pac-12 championships. The junior earned a hard-fought 7-5, 6-4 victory in the round of 32 before falling to 18th-ranked and No. 2 seed Chanelle Van Nguyen of UCLA 6-3, 7-5 in the round of 16.
• Seattle U’s Michelle Lui was named WAC freshman of the year and she and Kelli Woodman were second-team all-WAC singles and teamed for second-team doubles.