Thorns FC waive defender Courtney Niemiec

Courtney Niemiec, Thorns vs. WNY, 4.18.15

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Thorns FC have waived defender Courtney Niemiec, it was announced today.

Niemiec, 23, appeared in four matches (3 starts) for Thorns FC during the 2015 season. An undrafted rookie in 2014, Niemiec made the team through an open tryout and started 10 games in her first NWSL season.

Thorns FC play host to Sky Blue FC on Friday, July 3, at Providence Park; kickoff is set for 7 p.m. (Pacific).