Yuri Kawamura suffers torn ACL and meniscus, will miss rest of the season
The Japanese international joined the NWSL in April
(Photo credit: Andy Mead/isiphotos.com)
(Photo credit: Andy Mead/isiphotos.com)

North Carolina Courage defender Yuri Kawamura suffered a right ACL and meniscus tear last week vs. the Chicago Red Stars, the team announced Friday. She will miss the rest of the season.

Kawamura was injured in the 29th minute of North Carolina’s 3-2 loss to Chicago.

She had appeared in all eight games since joining the Courage and the NWSL shortly before the start of the season.


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