Olivia Moultrie, a 15-year-old soccer prospect who accepted a scholarship offer to UNC at age 11 and signed a marketing deal with Nike at 13, has filed an antitrust lawsuit against the National Women’s Soccer League.

Moultrie alleges in the suit that the NWSL’s age minimum requiring players to be 18 years old to sign a contract violates the Sherman Act. Moultrie currently trains with the NWSL’s Portland Thorns and has played in scrimmages with the professional team, but is only eligible to play in official games for its youth teams. Read More