Press Release

Bay FC falls 2-1 in road match against San Diego Wave FC

San Diego, Calif. (April 27, 2024) – Bay FC surrendered a late-second half goal, falling 2-1 on the road to San Diego Wave FC at Snapdragon Stadium. Asisat Oshoala notched the lone goal for Bay FC, registering her second goal of the 2024 campaign. With her goal, she is now tied for the team lead in goals with Kayla Sharples.

Trailing 1-0 in the second half, Oshoala leveled the match in the 48th minute, converting a rebounded shot off the crossbar. Bay FC pushed for the game-winning goal, outshooting San Diego by a margin of 13-4 in the second half, but it was San Diego that found the late goal in the 78th minute to claim the three points in the match through a goal from Jaedyn Shaw. 

Bay FC scored for a sixth straight match, and are one four teams (North Carolina, Orlando, Kansas City) to tally a goal in all of their matches this season. Bay FC finished the match with 22 shots, recording 15 or more shots for a fourth straight game. It also marked the second time the club has registered 20 or more shots in a contest this season. Notably, the team recorded 15 shots inside the box during the match.

Goal-Scoring Plays
SD – Makenzy Doniak (Kimmi Ascanio), 13th minute: Makenzy Doniak received the ball 25 yards from the goal. Doniak dribbled to the edge of the box and cut back toward the center of the goal before firing a curling strike into the top left corner of the goal.

BAY – Asisat Oshoala, 48th minute: Deyna Castellanos played a pinpoint cross from the right wing into the center of the box for Kayla Sharples, who delivered a header that rattled the crossbar. The ball landed for Asisat Oshoala at the edge of the six-yard box and she sent the ball into the back of the net.

SD – Jaedyn Shaw (Elyse Bennett), 78th minute: Savannah McCaskill received the ball at the top of the box and then played it out to Elyse Benett near the right side of the box. Bennett slid a pass across the face of goal and Jaedyn Shaw converted from close range.


  • Bay FC have scored in all six of their matches this season, joining North Carolina, Kansas City and Orlando as one of four teams to score in all of their matches this season.
  • Bay FC have scored three goals in the first 15 minutes of the second half, no team has more in the NWSL this season.
  • With 22 shots, Bay FC have registered 15 or more shots in four straight matches.
  • Bay FC recorded 22 shots in the match, marking the second time this season the team has recorded 20 or more shots in a match.
  • Asisat Oshoala scored her second goal of the season.
  • Oshoala has scored both of her goals in road matches.
  • Both of Oshoala’s goals have come against the other two California teams.
  • Oshoala joins Kayla Sharples as one of two players for Bay FC with multiple goals this season.
  • Scarlett Camberos returns to the starting lineup for the first time since March 30 against Houston.
  • Emily Menges and Tess Boade are the only two players to start and play every minute.

Next Match
Facing a quick turnaround, Bay FC will play a midweek match at home against Portland Thorns FC on Wednesday, May 1, at PayPal Park. The May 1 match kicks off at 7 p.m. (Pacific) and features a national television broadcast on CBS Sports Network along with a local television broadcast on NBC Sports California.

Bay FC (2-4-0, 6pts) vs. San Diego Wave FC (2-2-1, 7pts) – NWSL Regular Season 

April 27, 2024 – Snapdragon Stadium (San Diego, Calif.)

Goals by Half                1          2          F
Bay FC                         0          1          1          
San Diego Wave FC      1          1          2                      

Scoring Summary:
SD: Doniak (Ascanio), 13
BAY: Oshoala, 48
SD: Shaw (Bennett), 78

Misconduct Summary:
SD: Colaprico (caution), 6
BAY: Kundananji (caution), 83

BAY: GK Proulx, D King, D Sharples, D Menges ©, D Dydasco (Pickett, 68), M Boade, M Bailey, M Castellanos (Anderson, 75), F Kundananji, F Oshoala (Princess, 79), F Camberos

Substitutes Not Used: GK Rowland, D Malonson, D Moreau, D Beattie, M Shepherd, M Conti 

TOTAL SHOTS: 22 (Oshoala, 6); SHOTS ON GOAL: 3 (Three players tied, 1); FOULS: 9 (Boade, 3); OFFSIDES: 1; CORNER KICKS: 9; SAVES: 3

SD: GK Sheridan, D McNabb, D Girma ©, D Welsey, D Lundkvist (Torpey, 86), M Colaprico, M Jones (Bennett, 69), M McCaskill, F Ascanio (van Egmond, 46), F Carusa (Shaw, 65),  Doniak (Sánchez, 68)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Beall, D Westphal, M Enge, F Ali

TOTAL SHOTS: 13 (Doniak, 4); SHOTS ON GOAL: 6 (Carusa, Doniak, 2); FOULS: 11 (Lundkvist, 3); OFFSIDES: 1; CORNER KICKS: 4; SAVES: 2

Referee: Elvis Osmanovic
Assistant Referees: Seth Barton, Noah Kenyawani
Fourth Official: Reyna Fonseca
Weather: Sunny, 64 degrees

All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial.