Adrianna Franch earned her NWSL record 11th shutout of the season in Week 21, a 0-0 draw with the Pride.
In North Carolina's 1-0 semifinal win over Chicago, Sam Mewis made a header save off the line in the game's final moments.
Hayley Raso scored Portland's third goal in their semifinal win over Orlando.
Katelyn Rowland finished the regular season with eight clean sheets as the Courage defense produced 12 shutouts in 2017.
Emily Sonnett scored the second playoff goal of her career in Portland's 4-1 win over Orlando.
In Week 22, Lynn Williams scored three goals in two games for North Carolina, bringing her season total to nine.