SAN DIEGO, Calif. – San Diego Wave Fútbol Club has confirmed that defender Kayla Bruster, defender Abby Dahlkemper and forward Katie Johnson have entered the season-ending injury list. Bruster suffered an injury to her left foot, while Johnshon injured her right foot, and Dahlkemper is out due to a back injury.
All three players will be unavailable during this Sunday’s Quarter Final match versus the Chicago Red Stars. San Diego Wave FC looks to become the first expansion franchise to win the NWSL Championship in their inaugural campaign when they face No. 6 seed Chicago in the quarterfinals on October 16 at Snapdragon Stadium. The match, set for a 10 p.m. ET kickoff, will air live on CBS Sports Network and internationally on the NWSL’s Twitch channel.
After selling out Snapdragon Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 17, with 32,000 fans, the club looks to pack out the stadium again with tickets for Oct. 16 on sale now.
About San Diego Wave Fútbol Club
San Diego Wave Fútbol Club is the 12th and newest member of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). The club’s vision is to be a force for good through the game we love and is led by President Jill Ellis, former head coach of the US Women’s National Team (USWNT) and two-time World Cup champion. Together with Head Coach Casey Stoney, the club will bring the highest level of world-class, professional soccer to San Diego. USWNT standouts Alex Morgan and Abby Dahlkemper were two of the first players signed to the club that consists of athletes representing six international soccer federations, including US, Mexico, Canada, Sweden, England and Australia. The team played the first 11 home games in the 2022 inaugural season at its temporary home, University of San Diego’s Torero Stadium. The new Snapdragon Stadium will serve as Wave FC’s permanent home starting in September 2022. Learn more about the club and players at www.SanDiegoWaveFC.com.
About Snapdragon Stadium
Snapdragon Stadium is San Diego’s newest expertly-designed sports venue with optimized viewing and new VIP experiences. Located on the campus of San Diego State University at Mission Valley, Snapdragon will feature a unique array of food and beverages, including coastal-inspired cuisine and game day favorites. When not in use for sporting events, Snapdragon will serve as a year-round entertainment destination and community hub for San Diego with concerts, festivals and more.