Labbé Finding Success in DC with Her New Teammates
Canadian National goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé joined the Spirit only a few months ago after being allocated by the Canadian Soccer Association. Labbé had a major role to fill as the Spirit’s longtime goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris was taken by the Orlando Pride during the expansion draft in the off season.
Enter-To-Win Raffle Raises $3402 for One Orlando Fund
During the Washington Spirit vs Orlando Pride match, Spirit and Pride fans came together and contributed to an Enter-to-Win raffle of a signed game worn Spirit jersey of former Spirit player and current Pride player Ashlyn Harris. The raffle raised $3402 for the One Orlando fund.
Spirit Takes on Regional Rival Sky Blue FC at Home Saturday
The Washington Spirit (5-1-2, 17 points) will take on regional rival Sky Blue FC (2-3-4, 10 points) on Saturday, June 25th at 7 p.m. at Maureen Hendricks Field in the last match where the Spirit will have its U.S. and Canada National Team members prior to Olympic call-ups. This is the second of four matches between the two teams this season and the first at the Maryland SoccerPlex.
Crystal Dunn: Making an Impact
Crystal Dunn is an impact player. No matter the team, Dunn’s infectious energy and dynamic runs lift whatever side she happens to be playing for. From youth national teams, to college, to the senior national team, and currently for the Washington Spirit, Dunn proves on a daily basis that she is one of the most dangerous attacking players in the world.
So Short and So Old
It is a warm sunny day at the Maryland Soccerplex as the Washington Spirit practices for its June 25th game against Sky Blue. As one watches the Spirit go through its usual first touch and speed of play drills, it’s hard not to notice two special players. Diana Matheson and Joanna Lohman, both tied for the team lead in goals, stand out to the eye.
Washington Spirit and Orlando Pride Came Together for More than Soccer
The 5,750 fans in attendance at Saturday’s match between the Washington Spirit and the Orlando Pride saw more than just a soccer game. They saw an emotional and powerful display of community.
Early Surge Pushes Spirit Past Pride, 2-0
The Washington Spirit (5-1-2, 17 points) defeated the Orlando Pride (4-5-0, 12 points) 2-0 at home in the first ever meeting of the two teams. A composed finish from Argentinian forward Estefania Banini in the ninth minute and an unassisted goal by Nigerian forward Francisca Ordega in the 40th minute earned the Spirit the three points over the Pride.
Tributes, Fundraiser Planned in Support of the City of Orlando
We will pay tribute to the city of Orlando following the tragedy last weekend when we welcome Orlando Pride to the Maryland SoccerPlex tomorrow.
La Clé will be giving out FREE Refocus Bands to the first 1000 fans through the gates this Saturday!
La Clé will be giving out FREE Refocus Bands to the first 1000 fans through the gates this Saturday! These cool new bands help you be more mindful and take control of your thoughts by simply flipping the band every time a negative thought overpowers you.
Washington Spirit Open Practice June 23
You’re invited to watch how the Washington Spirit prepares for their home game against Sky Blue FC at their practice session on Thursday, June 23 from approximately 10:15am-11:45am.