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Thorns FC to Host Thorns Spring Invitational Presented by Tillamook March 24-30 at University of Portland

February 11, 2019 - National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) - Portland Thorns FC News Release

PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC today announced details for the Thorns Spring Invitational, presented by Tillamook, at the University of Portland. Taking place from March 24-30, the fourth-annual, four-team tournament features Thorns FC, the U.S. U-23 Women's National Team, Chicago Red Stars and Reign FC.

Playing all matches at Merlo Field, Portland and Chicago will square off Sunday, March 24; kickoff is set for 5 p.m. (Pacific). Reign FC and the U.S. U-23s will face each other in the opening match at 11:30 a.m. (Pacific). On Wednesday, March 27, Chicago takes on Reign FC at 1:30 p.m. (Pacific), while Thorns FC play host to the U.S. U-23s at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific). Portland concludes the preseason tournament against Reign FC on Saturday, March 30, at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific), while Chicago and the U.S. U-23s square off at 1:30 p.m. (Pacific).

Tickets for the three preseason tournament matches featuring Thorns FC are general admission. Individual tickets for the three Portland preseason matches go on sale to the general public starting Tuesday, March 19, at 10 a.m. (Pacific) online at All Thorns FC Annual Members will receive complimentary tickets for one of Thorns FC's preseason matches. Discounted options will be available for the other two Thorns FC matches.

Fans interested in purchasing Thorns FC Annual Memberships for the 2019 season are encouraged to call the ticket office at (503) 553-5555 or email Single-game ticket information will be released at a later date for the regular season.

Thorns FC open preseason for the 2019 campaign in Portland on Monday, March 4.

2019 Thorns Spring Invitational presented by Tillamook Schedule

Sunday, March 24 - Reign FC vs. U.S. U-23 Women's National Team at 11:30 a.m. (Pacific); Thorns FC vs. Chicago Red Stars at 5 p.m. (Pacific) at University of Portland (Merlo Field)

Wednesday, March 27 - Chicago Red Stars vs. Reign FC at 1:30 p.m. (Pacific).; Thorns FC vs. U.S. U-23 Women's National Team at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific) at University of Portland (Merlo Field)

Saturday, March 30 - Chicago Red Stars vs. U.S. U-23 Women's National Team at 1:30 p.m. (Pacific); Thorns FC vs. Reign FC at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific) at University of Portland (Merlo Field)

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