Thorns FC select Yazmeen Ryan No. 6 overall in 2021 NWSL Draft

With the No. 6 pick in the 2021 NWSL Draft, Thorns FC selected midfielder Yazmeen Ryan from TCU. The Thorns executed a first-round trade with the Chicago Red Stars to move up from the No. 7 to the No. 6 spot in order to select Ryan.