Midfielder Christine Nairn has been acquired by the Houston Dash from the Orlando Pride in exchange for a 2019 international roster spot and the club’s natural third- and fourth-round picks in the 2020 NWSL College Draft, the clubs announced on Tuesday.
“Christine Nairn is a fantastic addition to the Dash and is going to play an important role this season,” Dash head coach James Clarkson said in Houston’s press release. “She brings a wealth of experience with more than 100 NWSL appearances and will provide great options in midfield.”
NEWS: Dash acquire midfielder Christine Nairn in trade with the Pride. Welcome to H-Town, @NairnChristine! ?
— Houston Dash (@HoustonDash) February 26, 2019
Nairn was acquired by the Pride in January 2018 from Reign FC. Last season with the Pride she played in 20 games and chipped in one goal and four assists.
— NWSL (@NWSL) May 12, 2018
Nairn has been competing in the NWSL since 2013 when she was drafted to Reign FC as the seventh pick overall. Nairn has also played for the Washington Spirit in the NWSL from 2014-2016. The midfielder has 132 career NWSL appearances.