Orlando, FL - Wednesday June 27, 2018: Dani Weatherholt, Orlando Pride vs Houston Dash at Orlando City Stadium.

Angel City FC selected OL Reign midfielder Dani Weatherholt with the first pick in the 2022 NWSL Expansion Draft on Thursday night.

The midfielder has been with OL Reign since 2020. Before that, she played four seasons for the Orlando Pride, who selected her in the fourth round of the 2016 NWSL College Draft. The 27-year-old plays in the No. 6 position and will provide Angel City with an important defensive presence in the midfield.

Angel City made three other selections after Weatherholt on Thursday, filling out their roster for the club’s debut 2022 season.