Washington Spirit 2017 Home Opener “Championship Rematch” Tickets On Sale
Tickets to the April 15, 2017 home opener of the fifth season of National Women’s Soccer League play at Maryland SoccerPlex’s Maureen Hendricks Field are now on sale to the general public following an early sales period reserved for groups and season ticket holders.
Arielle Ship Named to U.S. U-23 Roster for Three Matches in Spain
U.S. Soccer has announced forward Arielle Ship as a member of the 22-player roster for the U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team trip to La Manga, Spain from February 25 to March 7. The team will play three matches against their U-23 counterparts from Japan (March 2), England (March 4), and Norway (March 7).
Shelina Zadorsky, Stephanie Labbé, and Lindsay Agnew Named to Canadian Algarve Cup Roster
The Canada Soccer Association announced Washington Spirit players Shelina Zadorsky, Stephanie Labbé, and 2017 draftee Lindsay Agnew as part of the 22 player roster for the Algarve Cup which will take place in Portugal from March 1-8.
NWSL Championship Rematch Set: Washington Spirit to Kick off Fifth NWSL Season at Home against North Carolina Courage
The 2016 NWSL Championship finalist Washington Spirit’s 2017 home opener will be on Saturday, April 15 at the Maryland SoccerPlex against North Carolina Courage, kicking off a 24-game schedule which includes an expanded slate of 12 home games.
Arielle Ship’s Next Port of Call is Washington D.C.
Arielle Ship did not have the usual path to finding her rookie team. After Seattle Reign FC selected her with the No. 26 overall pick in the 2017 NWSL College Draft, she was traded to the Spirit just 11 days later. Her plans may have taken a detour to the other Washington, but now the former Cal Berkeley star is focused on where she can fit in with last year’s NWSL Championship finalists.
Washington Spirit Signs Goalkeeper DiDi Haracic
The Washington Spirit has signed long-time Washington Spirit Reserves goalkeeper DiDi Haracic to a professional contract for the 2017 NWSL season. Per team and league policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
New Horizons for Cameron Castleberry
Cameron Castleberry spent the first 21 years of her life living and playing soccer in her home state of North Carolina. In March, she’ll be embarking on a new adventure in the Washington D.C. area to pursue her dream of playing professional soccer.
Washington Spirit Girls’ Development Academy Finds A Home in Reston
The Washington Spirit announced today that we will base our U.S. Soccer Girls’ Development Academy in Reston, Virginia as part of a new partnership with Reston Soccer Association that will see both clubs benefit from sharing resources and developing new programming for youth female players at every level.
Dougherty Howard: New to the Pros, but No Stranger to the Spirit
While many rookies go into their first professional preseason having no idea what to expect, 2017 NWSL Draftee Meggie Dougherty Howard, will actually be returning the same Maryland SoccerPlex facility and professional environment she already knows following two summers leading our Reserves squad.
Washington Spirit, Baltimore Armour Join Forces for U.S. Soccer Girls’ Development Academy
The Washington Spirit has added Baltimore Armour as a U.S. Soccer Girls’ Development Academy partner for the state of Maryland, which will now be called “Washington Spirit Baltimore Armour.