Post-Match Notes: Washington Spirit vs. Utah Royals FC

Washington Spirit  |   April 1, 2024
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In its third match of the season, the Washington Spirit defeated the Utah Royals 2-1 with goals from midfielder Andi Sullivan and forward Ouleyemata Sarr. As a team, the Spirit:

• Improved to 2-0 at home for the second time in club history and first time since 2015.
• Led by multiple goals at the half in the regular season for the first time since April 1, 2023.
• Won or tied for the 20th straight time in the regular season when leading at the half.
• Scored multiple goals in a half against the Royals for the first time.



With her performance on Sunday, forward Trinity Rodman:

• Set a club record with her 12th assist in the regular season, breaking a tie with Crystal Dunn and Diana Matheson.
• Added to her all-competitions club record with her 17th assist.

• Had an assist in two consecutive regular season games for the first time in her career.
• Became the 12th Spirit player to go over 5,000 career minutes. She has now totaled 5,041 minutes after playing the full match on Sunday.




• Midfielder Andi Sullivan converted her fourth regular season penalty kick attempt in five tries. She’s now third behind Diana Matheson (10) and Ashley Hatch (8) for most PK regular season makes in club history.


• Forward Ouleye Sarr scored her second career regular season goal and first with her head en route to setting career highs with five shots and three shots on goal.


• Goalkeeper Aubrey Kingsbury earned her 109th regular season appearace, moving out of a tie with Ashley Hatch for second-most in club history.


• Defender Gabby Carle made her 25th regular season appearance and start for the Spirit.

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