The Washington Spirit will complete their two-game road trip Friday night in Rochester, NY when they face the Western New York Flash for the third of four match-ups this season between the sides.
The W-League announced its Team of the Week on Thursday, honoring the top players in league matches over the previous weekend. Spirit Reserves defender Jennifer Skogerboe earned a spot on the elite eleven for standout performances against both Long Island and North Jersey, contributing to a defensive effort that shut out both opponents.
While it has been a challenging inaugural campaign in the NWSL for the Washington Spirit, the unique housing situation that arose for two of the team’s Canadian national team players, Diana Matheson and Robyn Gayle, has turned into one of the most intriguing off-field storylines of the league’s first season.
The Washington Spirit lost 2-0 to FC Kansas City on Sunday afternoon at Shawnee Mission District Stadium in Kansas City, Mis. The match was the first-ever meeting between the two sides.