Boyds, Md. (Sept. 24, 2018) – In her first season with the team, forward Ashley Hatch earned the Washington Spirit’s Golden Boot Award, leading the team in goals.
Hatch followed up her 2017 Rookie of the Year season with another strong goal-scoring campaign in 2018, finding the net four times during her first season with Washington. Over the season, Hatch struck twice against Orlando, once against Houston, and notched a game-winning goal against Sky Blue FC in late June. In addition to her four goals, Hatch also earned an assist against the Pride. Hatch took aim often, finishing fifth in the NWSL for shots with 56.