BOYDS, MD. (Mar. 14, 2016) – The Washington Spirit opened its NWSL 2016 training camp today, Monday, March 14. The team will complete a full week of training before the first preseason match at 7:00 PM on Saturday at Maureen Hendricks Field against University of Virginia.
The Spirit acquired a few new players in the off season, including forward Katie Stengel and defender Alyssa Kleiner. The Spirit also received two new Canadian allocations – defender Shelina Zadorsky and goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé.
The full preseason roster is below:
Goalkeepers (3): Stephanie Labbé (NYR), Kelsey Wys, DiDi Haracic*
Defenders (9): Ali Krieger (NYR), Megan Oyster, Whitney Church, Estelle Johnson, Shelina Zadorsky (NYR), Alyssa Kleiner, Sam Lofton*, Mary Kathryn Fiebernitz*
Midfielders (13): Diana Matheson (NYR), Joanna Lohman, Christine Nairn, Tori Huster, Caprice Dydasco, Alli Murphy* (Draft pick), Kara Wilson*(Draft pick), Sarah Adams*, Katharina Wyrich*, Haley Rosen*, Yanara Aedo*, Jordan Roseboro*, Laila Spamer*
Forwards (10): Estefania Banini, Tiffany Weimer, Laura del Rio, Katie Stengel, Francisca Ordega, Hayley Raso, Crystal Dunn (NYR), Cheyna Williams*(Draft pick), Cali Farquharson*(Draft pick), Sarah Zadrazil*, Melissa Downey*
(NYR) Not Yet Reported
The Washington Spirit will begin its 2016 season on Saturday, April 16 at Maureen Hendricks Field at the Maryland SoccerPlex at 7:00 pm against Boston Breakers.