Black Queens midfielder Jennifer Cudjoe handed her first start for Sky Blue FC on Wednesday in their away win in the NWSL Challenge Cup.
The 26 year old played 70 minutes before she was substituted for Imani Dorsey.
Sky Blue FC defeated the Houston Dash 2-0 in their third match of the competition with goals from Paige Monaghan and Nahomi Kawasumi.
It was the first win for Sky Blue in the NWSL Challenge Cup .
The victory temporarily places Sky Blue second on the log with four points plus a one-goal advantage