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2017 NWSL College Draft
The 2017 NWSL College Draft takes place today, January 12 at 3 p.m. ET (12 noon PT) in Los Angeles, California. It will be held in the Diamond Ballroom at the J.W. Marriott – Los Angeles at L.A. Live. Fans are welcome to attend, so if you live in the LA area, we would love to have your support! Or you can watch the draft live by visiting: Facebook.com/NWSL or YouTube.com/NWSL.
The Spirit currently holds the 19th, 29th, and 36th overall picks, although draft-day trades could change that. The full current draft order can be found here.
The Washington Spirit Reserves will be well represented at the draft with current and former players including Meghan Cox (University of Virginia), Meggie Dougherty-Howard (University of Florida), Ashley Herndon (James Madison University), Margaret “Midge” Purce (Harvard), and Lana Spitler (East Carolina University). The full list of declared players can be found here.
We can’t wait to welcome more members to the #SpiritFamily!