The Washington Spirit Reserves powered through a gritty Long Island performance to best the Rough Riders 2-0 Thursday evening at special venue site Howison Complex in Woodbridge, Virginia. Spirit Reserves forward Amber Stobbs scored early and defender Jenn Skogerboe added a goal in stoppage to edge the solid Rough Rider defense and extend the Washington win streak to five games.
The Washington Spirit announced that the team has waived midfielder Ingrid Wells
The W-League announced its Team of the Week for Week 6 of the 2013 season today, honoring the top players in league matches over the previous weekend. Spirit Reserves midfielder Amber Stobbs snagged her second TOTW accolades while teammates Tiffany Brown, Meghan Cox, Morgan Reuther, and Kara Wilson garnered Honorable Mention honors.
Washington Spirit players Ali Krieger, Robyn Gayle and Diana Matheson are preparing to play in a pair of international friendly matches this week, with Gayle and Matheson taking the field for Canada against Germany on Wednesday and Krieger suiting up for the U.S. against Korea Republic on Thursday.