LIVE: NWSL Draft tracker, picks results — Alyssa Thompson goes No. 1 Angel City FC; Michelle Cooper No. 2

The National Women’s Soccer League will introduce a new talent to the world on Thursday night. The 2023 NWSL Draft begins at 6pm ET in Philadelphia and you can catch all the action on Paramount+ and CBS Sports HQ. CBS Sports Network will air the first hour of the draft at 6pm ET.

California high schooler Alyssa Thompson went first overall to Angel City FC thanks to a series of wild trades made in the days leading up to the draft.

Is 256 players available for just 48 picks, meaning teams will still be looking for undrafted free agents for the next few days after the draft ends.

Be sure to check our mock draft for the first round together rule updates about what has changed this year. We’ll keep track of the subscription and selections below – and while you’re at it, sign up for our new newsletter that covers the beautiful game in all its glory, including updates three times a week.

Order draft and results

Batch 1

  • 1. Angel City FC – Alyssa Thompson, FWD (Harvard-Westlake Prep)
  • 2. Kansas City Current — Michelle Cooper, FWD (Duke University) * Acquired in trade with NJ/NY Gotham
  • 3. Orlando Pride – Emily Madril, DEF (Florida State University)
  • 4. NJ/NY Gotham – Jenna Nighswonger, MID (Florida State University)
  • 5. Portland Thorns FC – Reyna Reyes, DEF/MID (University of Alabama)
  • 6. North Carolina Courage – Olivia Wyngate, FWD (University of Notre Dame)
  • 7. Chicago Red Stars – Penelope Hocking, MID/FWD (Penn State University)
  • 8. North Carolina Courage – Sydney Collins, DEF/MID (California University)
  • 9. North Carolina Courage – Clara Robbins, MID/FWD (Florida State University)
  • 10. Kansas City Current — Alexa Spaanstra, MID/FWD (University of Virginia)
  • 11. North Carolina Courage – Haley Hopkins, FWD (University of Virginia)
  • 12. Portland Thorns FC – Izzy D’Aquila, FWD (Santa Clara University)
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Round 2

  • 13. San Diego Wave — Sierra Enge, DEF/MID (Stanford) *Acquired in a day trade with NJ/NY Gotham FC
  • 14. Chicago Red Stars – Grace Yochum, MID (Oklahoma State)
  • 15. Kansas City Current — Gabrielle Robinson, DEF/MID/FWD (West Virginia University)
  • 16. Racing Louisville FC – Kayla Fischer, MID/FWD (Ohio State University)
  • 17. Racing Louisville FC – Brianna Martinez, DEF/MID (University of Notre Dame)
  • 18. Kansas City Current – Jordan Silkowitz, GK (Iowa State University)
  • 19. OL Reign — Shea Holmes, DEF (University of Washington)
  • 20. Houston Dash – Sophie Hirst, MID (Harvard University)
  • 21. Orlando Pride – Messiah Bright, FWD (Texas Christian University)
  • 22. Houston Dash – Jylissa Harris, DEF/MID (University of South Carolina)
  • 23. Chicago Red Stars – Allison Schlegel, MID/FWD (Penn State University)
  • 24. Portland Thorns FC – Lauren DeBeau, MID/FWD (Michigan State University)
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Round 3

  • 25. Orlando Pride — Tori Hansen, DEF (University of North Carolina)
  • 26. Washington Spirit — Nicole Douglas, FWD (Arizona State University)
  • 27. Angel City FC – Angelina Anderson, GK (University of California)
  • 28. Washington Spirit — Lyza Bosselmann, GK (Gonzaga) *Acquired in a day trade with Racing Louisville FC
  • 29. Racing Louisville FC – Jaydn Edwards, MID/FWD (University of New Mexico) *Acquired in day trade with Orlando Pride
  • 30. Washington Spirit – Riley Tanner, MID/FWD (University of Alabama)
  • 31. Racing Louisville FC – Riley Mattingly Parker, MID/FWD (University of Alabama)
  • 32. Portland Thorns — Lauren Kozal, GK (Michigan State University) *Acquired in day trade with Houston Dash
  • 33. San Diego Wave FC – Lauren Brzykcy, GK (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • 34. Washington Spirit – Lena Silano, FWD (Long Beach State University)
  • 35. Kansas City Current — Mykiaa Minniss, DEF (Washington State University)
  • 36. Houston Dash – Lindsi Jennings, DEF (Louisiana State University)
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Round 4

  • 37. Washington Spirit — Civana Kuhlmann, FWD (University of Colorado)
  • 38. Kansas City Current — Ella Shamburger, DEF (Vanderbilt University)
  • 39. Orlando Pride – Summer Yates, MID/FWD (University of Washington)
  • 40. Washington Spirit — Delaney Graham, DEF/MID/FWD (Duke University) *Acquired in a day trade with Racing Louisville
  • 41. Orlando Pride – Kristen Scott, MID/FWD (University of Central Florida)
  • 42. Kansas City Current – Rylan Childers, MID (Kanas University)
  • 43. Chicago Red Stars – Sophie Jones, MID (Duke University)
  • 44. NJ/NY Gotham FC
  • 45. San Diego Wave FC
  • 46. ​​​​OL Board
  • 47. Kansas City Current
  • 48. Portland Thorns FC


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