Wave FC Opens its 2022 Regular Season Away Against Houston Dash on Sunday, May 1 at 7pm ET/4pm PT

SAN DIEGO (March 16, 2022) – San Diego Wave Fútbol Club, the 12th and newest member of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), will kick off its regular season schedule on Sunday, May 1 with an away match against the Houston Dash at PNC Stadium. Kickoff is set for 4pm PT. 

The NWSL celebrates its 10th season and features each of the 12 teams playing home and away matches against every other team in the league for the first balanced schedule in league history. Following its opener, Wave FC will begin a two-game home stand taking on NY/NJ Gotham on Saturday, May 7 and Chicago Red Stars on Sunday, May 15 from its temporary home Torero Stadium at University of San Diego. 

“We are really excited about the announcement for our inaugural season,” said Head Coach Casey Stoney. “We have a big away game in Houston to start but are massively excited about our first opportunity to play at home in front of our San Diego Wave FC fans. We have lots of exciting trips ahead that will provide opportunities to grow and learn.”

San Diego heads out on the road for four consecutive road matches beginning with Louisville on May 18, NC Courage on May 22, OL Reign on May 29 and finally Kansas City on June 4. 

Wave FC will line up against fellow expansion club Angel City on July 9 at Banc of California stadium before hosting its Southern California rival at its permanent home, Snapdragon Stadium, on September 17. 

The 2022 campaign will see six teams qualify for the NWSL playoffs set to begin in October 2022, with the top two seeds receiving a first-round bye. The 2022 season will end with the NWSL Championship the weekend of October 28-30.

Details regarding broadcast schedule for regular season matches are forthcoming. 


Sunday, May 1Houston Dash San Diego WavePNC Stadium4:00pm PT
Saturday, May 7San Diego WaveNY/NJ GothamTorero Stadium7:00pm PT
Sunday, May 15San Diego Wave Chicago Red StarsTorero Stadium2:00pm PT
Wednesday, May 18Louisville San Diego WaveLynn Family Stadium4:30pm PT
Sunday, May 22NC Courage San Diego WaveWakemed Soccer Park11:00am PT
Sunday, May 29OL Reign San Diego WaveLumen Field12:00pm PT
Saturday, June 4Kansas CitySan Diego WaveChildren’s Mercy Park5:30pm PT
Wednesday, June 8San Diego Wave Portland ThornsTorero Stadium7:00pm PT
Sunday, June 12San Diego WaveOL ReignTorero Stadium2:00pm PT
Sunday, June 19NY/NJ GothamSan Diego WaveRed Bull Arena1:00pm PT
Sunday, July 3San Diego Wave Washington SpiritTorero Stadium2:00pm PT
Saturday, July 9Angel City San Diego WaveBanc of California7:30pm PT
Friday, July 15San Diego WaveLouisvilleTorero Stadium7:00pm PT
Saturday, July 30Chicago Red Stars San Diego WaveSoldier Field5:00pm PT
Sunday, August 7San Diego Wave Kansas CityTorero Stadium2:00pm PT
Saturday, August 13San Diego Wave Orlando PrideTorero Stadium7:30pm PT
Saturday, August 20San Diego Wave Houston DashTorero Stadium7:00pm PT
Saturday, August 27Portland Thorns San Diego WaveProvidence Park 7:30pm PT
Saturday, September 10Washington Spirit San Diego WaveAudi Field2:00pm PT
Saturday, September 17San Diego Wave Angel CitySnapdragon Stadium6:30pm PT
Sunday, September 25Orlando Pride San Diego WaveExploria Stadium4:00pm PT
Friday, September 30San Diego WaveNC CourageSnapdragon Stadium6:30pm PT

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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 seven international soccer federations, including US, Mexico, Canada, Sweden, England, Germany and Australia. The team will begin play during its 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 upon completion of construction, scheduled for September 2022. Learn more about the club and players at www.SanDiegoWaveFC.com