By Owen Krucoff
Boyds, Md., (7/8/19) – Washington Spirit players Aubrey Bledsoe, Sam Staab and Andi Sullivan each earned places in the NWSL’s Team of the Month for their contributions in June. It was the second straight Team of the Month honor for each of the three players, who have been among the most consistent stars on the Spirit and across the league this year.
The stars of June.
— NWSL (@NWSL) July 8, 2019
- 19 saves, three goals allowed in June
- Two clean sheets
- Leads the NWSL in saves for the season (49)
- Played every minute of all four June games, has yet to miss a minute in her rookie season
- 20 clearances, five interceptions during the month
- Gained possession 21 times
- 105 passes in the opposing half during June
- Won 57.4% of her duels for the month
- Has played every minute of the season so far as team captain
The Spirit will return to action at the Maryland SoccerPlex on July 20 against the Houston Dash.The club will be celebrating the achievements of World Cup champions Rose Lavelle and Mallory Pugh, who will be returning from the U.S. national team’s historic run in France. [TICKETS]