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Washington Spirit Announce Protected and Unprotected Lists Ahead of 2020 NWSL Expansion Draft

The Washington Spirit has announced its protected and unprotected player lists ahead of the upcoming NWSL Expansion Draft featuring Racing Louisville FC. The Draft will take place on November 12 at 7 pm ET.

The NWSL announced in October 2019 that Racing Louisville FC would join the league and they will begin play in 2021.

Players on the protected list are those who are not eligible to be drafted by Racing Louisville FC in the Expansion Draft. The remaining players are considered unprotected and are eligible to be drafted. The Spirit was allowed to protect a maximum of 11 players, and Racing Louisville FC can select up to two players from Washington’s unprotected list.
Full Expansion Draft processes and procedures can be found here.
Washington Spirit Protected Player List
Dorian Bailey – Midfielder
Aubrey Bledsoe – Goalkeeper
Jordan DiBiasi – Midfielder
Bayley Feist – Forward
Ashley Hatch – Forward
Tori Huster – Midfielder
Tegan McGrady – Defender
Paige Nielsen – Defender
Ashley Sanchez – Forward
Sam Staab – Defender
Andi Sullivan – Midfielder

Washington Spirit Unprotected Player List
Jaye Boissiere – Midfielder
Averie Collins – Forward
Meggie Dougherty Howard – Midfielder
Jenna Hellstrom – Forward
Brooke Hendrix – Defender
Natalie Jacobs – Defender
Devon Kerr – Goalkeeper
Katie Lund – Goalkeeper
Katie McClure – Forward
Meg McCool – Forward
Jessie Scarpa – Forward
Crystal Thomas – Forward
Kumi Yokoyama – Forward

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