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    WASHINGTON LOOKS TO CLOSE REGULAR SEASON WITH A WIN AT HOME AGAINST SEATTLE

    BOYDS, Md. (September 4, 2015)— The Washington Spirit (8-5-6, 30 points) will wrap up their 2015 NWSL regular season campaign this Saturday at 7 p.m. against the 2015 shield winning Seattle Reign FC (12-3-4 40 points) at the Maryland SoccerPlex. The game will be a thrilling match up between two playoff bound sides.

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    NATIONAL WOMEN’S SOCCER LEAGUE ANNOUNCES 2015 NWSL AWARDS

    The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today the list of 2015 NWSL Awards featuring the Golden Boot, Most Valuable Player, Defender of the Year presented by Coppertone® from Bayer HealthCare, Goalkeeper of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year and Best XI.

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    SPIRIT FORWARD CRYSTAL DUNN VOTED NWSL PLAYER OF THE MONTH

    Washington Spirit forward Crystal Dunn was voted the National Women’s Soccer League Player of the Month by the media for the month of August of the 2015 NWSL season.

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    SPIRIT FORWARD CRYSTAL DUNN VOTED NWSL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

    Washington Spirit forward Crystal Dunn was voted the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Week by the media for Week 20 of the 2015 NWSL season.

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    SPIRIT SETTLE FOR A DRAW AFTER SECOND HALF PORTLAND SURGE

    PORTLAND, Or. (August 30, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (8-5-6, 30 points) return home with one point after settling for a 3-3 draw on the road against Portland Thorns FC (6-8-5, 25 points). The Spirit dominated the first half with goals from forwards Franny Ordega and Crystal Dunn. However, the Thorns scored three consecutive goals in the second half making an unbelievable comeback.

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    SPIRIT THREE FINISH GAME ROAD TRIP IN PORTLAND

    PORTLAND, Or. (August 29, 2015) — The Washington Spirit (8-5-5, 29 points) wrap up their three game road series in Portland against Portland Thorns FC (6-8-4, 22 points) Sunday night at 9:30 p.m. EST on Fox Sports 1. The Spirit clinched a playoff berth on Thursday with a draw against FC Kansas City. Now the Spirit have two games left to try to earn a home playoff match.

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    SPIRIT CLINCH PLAYOFF SPOT WITH DRAW AGAINST KANSAS CITY

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (August 27, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (8-5-5, 29 points) claimed one point against FC Kansas City (8-6-5, 29 points) in a 0-0 scoreless draw at Swope Soccer Village. The single point on Thursday night was enough to secure a spot in the playoffs for the Spirit.

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    SPIRIT TRAVEL TO KANSAS CITY WITH HOPES OF CLINCHING PLAYOFF SPOT

    BOYDS, Md. (August 26, 2015) — The Washington Spirit (8-5-4, 28 points) hit the road on Thursday to play FC Kansas City (8-6-4, 28 points) at 8:00 p.m. EST. A win clinches a playoff spot for the Spirit, meanwhile a loss would leave the door open for Portland Thorns FC to possibly snag the final playoff spot.

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    WASHINGTON SPIRIT FORWARD CRYSTAL DUNN VOTED NWSL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

    Washington Spirit forward Crystal Dunn was voted the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Week by the media for Week 18 of the 2015 NWSL season.

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    OOPS! SHE DUNN IT AGAIN, STOPPAGE TIME GOAL FROM DUNN LIFTS SPIRIT OVER THE RED STARS

    CHICAGO, Ill. (August 16, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (8-5-4, 28 points) triumphed over the Chicago Red Stars (7-3-7, 28 points) 2-1 thanks to a stoppage time goal from forward Crystal Dunn.
    The Spirit got off to a dream start as center back Megan Oyster headed the ball into the back of the net following a well taken corner kick by midfielder Christine Nairn in the 3rd minute.