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NC Courage Acquires Sixth Overall Pick in 2020 NWSL Draft in Trade with Chicago Red Stars

By Morgan Brown, 01/06/20, 1:14PM EST


Cary, NC (January 3, 2020)- The North Carolina Courage announced today that the team has traded its’ ninth and 18th overall draft picks to the Chicago Red Stars in exchange for their sixth overall pick.

With the trade, the NC Courage now has the sixth, 27th, 28th, and 36th picks in the 2020 NWSL Draft. The NWSL Draft will take place in Baltimore on Thursday, January 16th at 11 a.m. ET. A preliminary list of players eligible for the draft can be found here.

In the 2019 NWSL Draft, the Courage selected Leah Pruitt (USC), Hailey Harbison (Pepperdine), Lauren Milliet (Colorado College), and Kaycie Tillman (FSU).