FLASHBACK: Washington Spirit Academy Success in 2015 Super Y League Season
In just it’s third year in existence, the Washington Spirit Academy Super Y program has not only grown to be the largest overall club setup in the prestigious nation-wide summer league, they sent five teams to the National Championship Tournament in Bradenton, Florida in December.
Washington Spirit Falls to Portland Thorns On the Road
The Washington Spirit (4-1-1, 13 points) faced its first loss of the season on the road against the Portland Thorns (3-0-3, 12 points). Unlike the last meeting between the two teams in early May that ended in a scoreless draw, tonight’s game ended with 4-1 in favor of the Thorns.
Spirit Remains Undefeated with 1-0 Win Over Houston Dash
The Washington Spirit (4-0-1, 13 points) continues its undefeated streak after triumphing over the Houston Dash (2-2-1, 7 points) at the Maryland SoccerPlex in front of 3,545 fans. This win increases the Spirit’s lead at the top of the league by three points over second place team the Chicago Red Stars.
Washington Spirit Names Olympic and World Cup Champion Briana Scurry Honorary Captain
The Washington Spirit has named World Cup and Olympic Champion Briana Scurry the Honorary Captain of the team. Scurry will promote the National Women’s Soccer League, market the Washington Spirit organization, and share her wealth of experience and knowledge with the team’s players.
BODYARMOR Named Official Sports Drink of Washington Spirit
The Washington Spirit has signed a partnership with BODYARMOR, making it the Official Sports Drink of the team for the 2016 season.
Spirit Remains Undefeated Following Scoreless Draw With The Thorns
The Washington Spirit (3-0-1, 10 points) remains undefeated and atop the National Women’s Soccer League table after a 0-0 draw against the Portland Thorns (2-0-2, 8 points) in front of 4,333 fans at the Maryland SoccerPlex. It was a thrilling and physical game that resulted in five yellow cards throughout the night including two yellow cards to Thorns captain Tobin Heath.
Washington Spirit Renews Relationship with Calvert Soccer Association as a Youth Club Partner
The Washington Spirit professional women’s soccer club and Calvert Soccer Association (CSA) have renewed their Spirit Youth Club Partnership for 2016, the historic fourth season of the National Women’s Soccer League.
Spirit Remains Undefeated After 3-0 Win Over Western New York Flash
The Washington Spirit (3-0-0, 9 pts) continues to sit atop the league table and remain undefeated after a 3-0 win over the Western New York Flash (1-2-0, 3 pts) tonight in Rochester, New York. In the Spirit’s second consecutive game on the road, Canadian midfielder Diana Matheson scored twice.
Cali Farquharson: One of the Newest Spirit Pros
Arizona native Cali Farquharson is one of the newest additions to the Washington Spirit’s roster. The forward was selected 12th overall in the 2016 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft. When she was subbed in for Katie Stengel in the 65th minute of the opening match of the season, Farquharson kept the Boston Breakers back line on their toes.
Krieger, Matheson Goals Lift Spirit Over Sky Blue on the Road 2-1
In its first game on the road, the Washington Spirit (2-0-0, 6 points) defeated Sky Blue FC (1-1-0, 3 points) 2-1 at Yurcak Field courtesy of goals from Ali Krieger and Diana Matheson. A lofted shot into the upper 90 from USWNT defender Krieger and a shot slipped between the legs of the Sky Blue keeper from Canadian forward Matheson proved enough to top Sky Blue at Yurcak Field.