On the eve of the first game in franchise history, the Washington Spirit privately named U.S. National Team and World Cup veteran Lori Lindsey team captain.
After months of excitement surrounding the launch of a new league and franchise, the Washington Spirit will officially open their National Women’s Soccer League season on Sunday in Boston, taking on the Breakers for a 6:30 p.m. kickoff at Dilboy Stadium that will be streamed live at www.youtube.com/bostonbreakerstv.
The Washington Spirit have signed forward Jasmyne Spencer, finalizing the roster in advance of their National Women’s Soccer League season opener at the Boston Breakers on April 14, pending final league approval of required paperwork.
In one week, professional women’s soccer will return to America with our Washington Spirit team based right here in Washington, DC one of the eight teams kicking off our first season shortly.
With their National Women’s Soccer League opener at the Boston Breakers looming on April 14, Saturday is the final match of the five-game “Free Spirit” preseason series, with five former Virginia players set to face off against their old coach.
The University of Maryland defeated the Spirit 2-0 in front of approximately 1,000 fans in College Park on a cold Wednesday night.
Wednesday’s match will kick off at 7 p.m. at UM’s Ludwig Field in College Park in the 4th of our 5-game “Free Spirit” preseason college series. Admission is free, just show up!
The Washington Spirit professional women’s soccer team defeated defending NCAA champions North Carolina 2-0 today in front of 1725 fans at the sunny Maryland SoccerPlex.
As far as college soccer programs go, it doesn’t get any bigger than North Carolina and coach Anson Dorrance. Fresh off their…
Fielding a lineup that could easily pass as one that could start the NWSL season, the Washington Spirit battled the Duke Blue Devils to a entertaining, yet disappointing 0-0 draw in front of 544 fans at the Maryland SoccerPlex home today.
Preparations for the Washington Spirit’s inaugural season in the National Women’s Soccer League continues this weekend, as the Duke women’s soccer team visits the Maryland SoccerPlex on Saturday, March 24 at 3:00 p.m.
It took all of 86 minutes, of high paced action in both directions, but the Washington Spirit finally put the ball in the net to seal a first win in their first game of any kind today in front of 671 fans at the Maryland SoccerPlex.
Individual tickets to all NWSL regular season games are now available for purchase, including the inaugural 2013 home opener against the Western New York Flash on April 20.
The Washington Spirit announced today that Mark Parsons will serve as the head coach for Spirit Reserves W-League team for the 2013 season. Parsons assumes the lead role after a successful stint at the helm of DC United Women Super 20 team in 2012.
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The Washington Spirit finalize terms with Caroline Miller, Tiffany McCarty, Tori Huster and Discovery Pick Domenica Hodak
The young attacking trio headed Washington Spirit training camp next week recently wrapped up a successful trip to La Manga, Spain with the U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team.
NBC 4 Washington’s Carol Maloney caught up with Ali Krieger on a warmer than average day last month right back where it all begin for the Prince William County native on the fields of PWSI.
The Washington Spirit announced today that group ticket sales are available for their 2013 National Women’s Soccer League home season at the Maryland SoccerPlex Stadium.
Before they kick off the National Women’s Soccer League season with the Washington Spirit, three players have a little trip to make. Midfield/forward Colleen Williams and forwards Tiffany McCarty and Stephanie Ochs were named to the U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team, and they’ll travel with the squad from Feb. 22-March 5 to play against Norway, England and Sweden in La Manga, Spain.
Today we announced the addition of two matches against Duke and Maryland, completing a five-game series against top college opponents that will help prepare the Spirit for their April 14 National Women’s Soccer League season opener at the Boston Breakers.
The Washington Spirit Reserves begin their campaign under the national spotlight by hosting the New York Magic in the 2013 season opener on Saturday, May 11th at the Maryland Soccerplex.
The Spirit will host Penn State at 4 p.m. on March 17, North Carolina at 3 p.m. on March 30 and Virginia at 7:30 p.m. on April 6. Additional scrimmages will be announced in the coming days.
Welcome our fourth free agent signing, 23-year-old defender Kika Toulouse, who returns home to the Washington area after a season playing professionally in Sweden for the Ragsveds IF and played club college soccer in Virginia.
We open our first NWSL season on the road with a match against the Boston Breakers on April 14, then welcome Spirit fans to the intimate confines of the Maryland SoccerPlex for our home opener on April 20, against Olympic gold medalists Abby Wambach and Carli Lloyd and the Western New York Flash.
The Washington Spirit have signed 29 year old Candace Chapman who was born in Trinidad and Tobago and grew up in Ajax, Ontario. The experienced central defender has been part of the Canadian Women’s National team since 2002, earning 108 total caps (5 goals), and was most recently part of the 2012 Canadian Women’s Olympic bronze medal team and Pan American Games gold medal team.
Working to bolster an already strong roster, the Washington Spirit selected six players Thursday in the National Women’s Soccer League Supplemental Draft.
Today we launched a new logo and team color scheme as momentum builds for the the inaugural season of the professional National Women’s Soccer League on the weekend of April 13 & 14
The Washington Spirit, the newest professional women’s soccer team in the nation’s capital, will soon announce which United States, Canadian, and Mexican international players have been allocated to the club from the National Women’s Soccer League’s 55-player allocation list.
The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has announced the list of 55 U.S., Canadian and Mexican National Team players that will be allocated to the eight clubs.
The Washington Spirit will host their second and final winter tryout for the 2013 USL W-League and Super-20 teams next Saturday January 12th at the Maryland Soccerplex in Boyds, MD. Tryouts are slated to run from 8:00AM to 10:00AM on Soccerplex Field #20. Players must register in order to participate.
The Washington Spirit will make our first four draft picks in history on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, when the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft takes place as part of the NSCAA Convention in Indianapolis.
U.S. Soccer unveiled the name of the women’s professional league in which the Washington Spirit will play on national television Saturday during halftime of the final U.S. Women’s National team match of 2012.
The Washington, D.C. area’s entry in the new U.S. women’s professional soccer league revealed its identity, home venue and head coach on Tuesday afternoon, the latest step in the exciting return of top-flight women’s pro soccer to the nation’s capital.
Finally! We can tell all of our great fans that after several months of work behind the scenes, we are indeed the group behind the now successful bid to join the upcoming professional women’s league here in the USA!