Nick Hemming

Boston Breakers Correspondent

Despite moving to Philadelphia after a short childhood in Dover, New Hampshire, Nick maintained his passion for all things Boston sports. Now fifteen years later, he has returned to his roots, living and working in Quincy, Mass. His dedication to the Boston soccer scene—and his love for writing—led him to cover the NWSL Boston Breakers, a glimpse into the other side of American professional soccer. Stay tuned for Breakers match previews, recaps, interviews and feature stories.


Breakers 0-3 Reign: Full Match Recap

Despite a strong performance from goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher, the Breakers turned in an uninspiring season-opener, falling 3-0 to host Seattle

Breakers Visit Reign for 2014 Season Opener

The Breakers will open the 2014 season in Seattle, playing host to Sydney Leroux and the up-and-coming Seattle Reign.

Big Bad Breakers 2014 Season Preview

How will the Breakers fare in 2014? In preparation for Saturday's season opener, our big, bad preview ties up every loose end.

Breakers 2014 Roster: Five Pertinent Questions

The Breakers announced their 2014 roster on Monday, just five days before their NWSL season opener. We unpack the new-look squad.

Breakers Sign Versatile Midfielder Ashley Grove

The Boston Breakers signed preseason invitee Ashley Grove. The versatile midfielder will add depth to the 2014 roster.

2014 Breakers Preseason Update

The Breakers wrapped up their 2014 preseason schedule with a 6-0 victory over Uconn, capping a perfect 4-0 spring showing. The team also signed four rookies - while leaving two on the table.

Breaking Down Melissa Ortiz's Release

On Thursday, the Breakers waived forward Melissa Ortiz, bidding farewell to the Colombian International just weeks before the 2014 regular season. What does Mollie Pathman have to do with Ortiz's departure? We answer that very question.

2014 Breakers: Projecting the Forwards

Our pre-season roster projection continues with the Breakers most intriguing position: forward. Will the Breakers survive without superstar striker Sydney Leroux? We think so.

Breakers Defender Kia McNeill Foregoes 2014 Season

McNeill, a reliable stater in 2014, has decided to leave the Breakers in pursuit of continued education

Breakers to Benefit from Free NWSL Match Streams

Thanks to a partnership with Tourbeau Sports Group, the Breakers will stream every 2014 match for free.

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