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Mallory Pugh, Aubrey Bledose earn NWSL Goal and Save of the Week nominations

– TICKETS: Washington Spirit vs. Chicago Red Stars | April 28 –

Boyds, MD (April 16, 2018) – Washington Spirit forward Mallory Pugh has been nominated for NWSL Goal of the Week, while goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe has earned her third straight nomination for NWSL Save of the Week.

Pugh found the net in just the third minute of play in Saturday’s home game against the North Carolina Courage, spotting Washington with an early 1-0 lead. [WATCH]

Pugh has now scored in two straight NWSL games, after netting the game-winner in the Spirit’s home opener against the Orlando Pride on March 31.

Bledsoe’s 17th minute save, a leaping effort on a shot by North Carolina’s Crystal Dunn, was one of six in the game for the Spirit goalkeeper. [WATCH]

Voting for the NWSL Save and Goal of the Week is held exclusively on Twitter. Cast your votes now using the hashtags #BledsoeSOW and #PughGOW.

Single game tickets for the Spirit’s regular season home games, including their next game coming up Saturday, April 28 against the Chicago Red Stars, are available now at Tickets.WashingtonSpirit.com or by calling the club’s ticket office at 301-591-0927.