The Washington Spirit Reserves notched their third consecutive victory in dramatic fashion, knocking off the visiting North Jersey Valkyries 7-0 Saturday evening at special venue site Liberty High School in Bealeton, Virginia. Washington scored early and often in a bursting offense while goalkeeper DiDi Haracic and the stout Spirit defense recorded their third shutout in a row.
[VIDEO] When the Washington Spirit met Portland Thorns FC for the first time this season on May 4 at the Maryland SoccerPlex, Spirit goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris was determined to give herself and her team the mental edge over their West Coast counterparts.
The women’s national teams of the United States and Canada will meet for the first time since their epic Olympic semifinal clash last summer in an international friendly on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET (ESPNews) in Toronto. It will also be their first meeting since a majority of the players for both national teams found new homes in the National Women’s Soccer League, including a quartet with the Washington Spirit.
Mexican international midfielder Teresa Guadalupe “Lupita” Worbis arrived in Washington Tuesday and took part in her first training session with the Washington Spirit on Wednesday.