Bay FC trades their natural Second Round draft pick and expansion protection
San Francisco, Ca (Nov. 17, 2023) – Bay FC, the Bay Area’s new women’s professional soccer franchise and a member of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), has acquired Racing Louisville FC’s natural third round selection in the 2024 NWSL Draft and $235,000 in alternative allocation money in exchange for the club’s natural second round pick in the 2024 NWSL Draft and protection in the 2024 NWSL Expansion Draft.
Following the trade, Bay FC continues to hold five selections in the 2024 NWSL Draft, including the No. 2 overall.
Bay FC is entering its first season in the NWSL and will have the first pick in the 2024 NWSL Expansion Draft set to take place virtually on Friday, December 15. The 2024 NWSL Expansion Draft will air live on CBS Sports Network with coverage beginning at 7 p.m. ET. The “Attacking Third” women’s soccer show will also provide additional coverage and analysis during the week of the expansion draft on CBS Sports Golazo Network and across @AttackingThird social accounts.
TRANSACTION: Bay FC acquires Racing Louisville FC’s natural third round selection in the 2024 NWSL Draft and $235,000 in alternative allocation money in exchange for the club’s natural second round pick in the 2024 NWSL Draft and protection in the 2024 NWSL Expansion Draft.
About Bay Football Club
Bay Football Club (Bay FC) is the new women’s professional soccer franchise representing the Bay Area and the 14th team to join the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). Bay FC was established in April 2023 and co-founded by USWNT legends Brandi Chastain, Leslie Osborne, Danielle Slaton, and Aly Wagner in partnership with global investment firm Sixth Street and an investor group of leading tech, business and sports executives. Sixth Street’s investment is the largest institutional investment to date in a women’s professional sports franchise. Bay FC is changing the face of women’s soccer as we know it. Beginning play in the 2024 season, we are building a squad that will play the beautiful game with power, passion, energy, and creativity. Ticket deposits are now open for Bay FC at bayfc.com and fans can follow Bay FC’s social channels (@wearebayfc) for the latest news, merchandise, and events.