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Spirit goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe nominated for NWSL Save of the Week

Boyds, MD (March 26, 2018) – Washington Spirit goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe earned an NWSL Save of the Week nomination for Week 1 of the 2018 season.

Bledsoe piled up 10 saves in her Spirit debut on Saturday night in Seattle, and her final stop of the evening – which came in stoppage time to keep Washington within striking distance – on a close-range shot taken by Seattle’s Megan Rapinoe. Bledsoe displayed quick reflexes on the diving stop, shutting down the attempt from deep inside the Spirit box.

Voting for the NWSL Save of the Week is held exclusively on Twitter. Cast your votes now using the hashtag #BledsoeSOW. This week’s voting for Save of the Week closes at 11:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, March 27.

[+READ: Joanna Lohman earns NWSL Goal of the Week nomination in first game back from injury]

Single game tickets for the Spirit’s regular season home games, including their March 31 home opener against the Orlando Pride, are available now at Tickets.WashingtonSpirit.com or by calling the club’s ticket office at 301-591-0927.