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    WASHINGTON SPIRIT FORWARD CRYSTAL DUNN VOTED NWSL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

    CHICAGO (August 4, 2015) – Washington Spirit forward Crystal Dunn was voted the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Week by the media for Week 16 of the 2015 NWSL season.

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    DUNN HAT TRICK LIFTS SPIRIT TO 3-1 WIN OVER THE DASH

    BOYDS, Md. (August 1, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (7-4-3, 24 points) faced off against the Houston Dash (5-5-5, 20 points) and made franchise history when Crystal Dunn converted the team’s first hat trick. The lone goal for the Dash came from Jessica McDonald.

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    SPIRIT AND DASH FACE OFF FOR PLAYOFF BERTH

    BOYDS, Md. (July 31, 2015)—The Washington Spirit (6-4-3, 21 points) play the Houston Dash (5-4-5, 20 points) for the third time this season on August 1st at 7:00 p.m. EST. The clash will be between the third place Spirit and the fourth place Dash. The last two meetings between the squads have been split with a win and a loss, respectively.

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    Modern Luxury Brand Celebrity Cruises to Round Out Washington Spirit 2015 Sponsor Roster

    Celebrity Cruises, the premium cruise brand known for globally inspired cuisine, stylish spaces, and in-depth destination experiences, is signing on with The Washington Spirit as an official sponsor for 2015.

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    Spirit Reserves W-League Champions!

    Spirit Reserves defeat Colorado Pride 2-1 with late winner to win first W-League Championship in 3 year program history.

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    DUNN STRIKES AGAIN TO GIVE THE SPIRIT ONE POINT AT HOME

    BOYDS, Md. (July 25, 2015) – On a gorgeous night for soccer, the Washington Spirit (6-4-3, 21 points) settled for a 1-1 draw against the league-leading Chicago Red Stars (7-1-5, 26 points) to remain undefeated at home. 
    In the first five minutes of the game, the Red Stars had two solid attempts on goal but goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris made two outstanding saves to keep the Red Stars scoreless.

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    SPIRIT SET TO FACE LEAGUE LEADING RED STARS

    BOYDS, Md. (July 24, 2015)—The Washington Spirit (6-4-2, 20 points) are set to face off against the Chicago Red Stars (11-6-1, 22 points) on July 25th at 7:00 p.m. ET at the Maryland SoccerPlex.
    “I am very proud of what all players have achieved so far and it is exciting to welcome our World Cup players back in to the team,” said head coach Mark Parsons.

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    WASHINGTON SPIRIT RESERVES HEADING TO CANADA

    Washington Spirit Reserves News Release – www.washingtonspirit.com
    Thursday July 23, 2015
    BETHESDA, MD. – The Washington Spirit Reserves, coached by Kati Jo Spisak and assisted by JP Sousa, had an outstanding 2015 season, going undefeated during the regular season, 9-0-3, 30 points and topping the Southeastern Conference.

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    HUGE HOME CROWD PROPELS SPIRIT TO 3-0 WIN OVER THE REIGN

    BOYDS, Md. (July 18, 2015) –On a sell-out record night at the Maryland SoccerPlex, the Washington Spirit (6-4-2, 20 points) secured a 3-0 victory against Seattle Reign FC (6-3-2, 21 points). Goals from Amanda Da Costa, Crystal Dunn and Christine Nairn guaranteed the win for the Spirit, keeping them undefeated at home.

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    DIANA MATHESON RETURNS AS SPIRIT FACE REIGN AT HOME

    BOYDS, Md. (July 17, 2015) –  The Washington Spirit (5-4-2, 17 points) square off against second place Seattle Reign FC (6-2-3, 21 points) for redemption from their 3-1 defeat on May 2nd. The Washington Spirit look to re-group as a team, with World Cup players returning, and after a hard loss against FC Kansas City on July 3rd.