The Washington Spirit opened their first National Women’s Soccer League season Sunday night in Boston with a 1-1 draw, conceding a stoppage time goal by Sydney Leroux after a 16th minute goal by the Spirit’s No. 1 draft pick Tiffany McCarty.
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.
The Washington Spirit announced today the signing of United States U-20 National Team forward Alex Doll to the 2013 reserves roster. A current standout at Stanford University, Doll is expected to bolster the Spirit Reserves offense for the upcoming season.
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.