Chicago – The Chicago Red Stars announced today that they completed a trade with the Washington Spirit sending their seventh overall pick in the 2019 NWSL College Draft. In exchange, the Red Stars receive Washington’s 20th pick in this year’s draft and their natural first-round pick in the 2020 NWSL College Draft.

With the trade, the Red Stars now hold the first overall pick in the draft, along with the 15th, 20th, 24th, 26th and 33rd.