Tag Archive | 2021 NWSL Draft

Washington Spirit Announce 26-player Preseason Roster

The Washington Spirit has announced an initial 26-player roster as the 2021 NWSL Preseason officially begins today.   Included on the 26-player roster are three non-roster invitees and four players that were selected in the 2021 NWSL Draft.   The Spirit will return to action when the NWSL Challenge Cup returns on April 9. More […]

Sky Blue FC Selects USYNT star Brianna Pinto, Adds $240k in Allocation Money in 2021 NWSL Draft

Sky Blue FC had a busy night during the 2021 NWSL Draft. During the first round, the Club selected UNC midfielder Brianna Pinto with the third overall pick, acquired $175,000 in allocation money for the fourth overall pick, and acquired $100,000 in allocation money and the 2022 natural second-round draft pick from the Washington Spirit. […]

Washington Spirit make more moves in 2021 NWSL Draft

The Washington Spirit picked up two great players in the 2021 NWSL Draft. Here is the information on the two newest additions: The first selection is that of Sydney Schneider with the 29th overall pick in the 2021 NWSL Draft. Schneider, a senior goalkeeper for the UNC Wilmington Seahawks, played in 44 games, making 19 […]

Sky Blue FC Acquires Midfielder Jennifer Cudjoe From Racing Louisville FC

Sky Blue FC have acquired midfielder Jennifer Cudjoe from Racing Louisville FC during the 2021 NWSL Draft. In exchange, Sky Blue sent its 13th overall pick to Racing and is sending $35,000 in allocation money. “We are thrilled to welcome Jen back to Sky Blue,” said Head Coach Freya Coombe. “She is an exciting player […]

Washington Spirit have busy day in 2021 NWSL Draft

The Washington Spirit had themselves a very busy 2021 NWSL Draft. Here is all of the news from the team: The team selected Trinity Rodman with the second overall pick in the 2021 NWSL Draft. Rodman, a forward for the Washington State Cougars, did not appear in any games for the Cougars after joining them […]

NWSL Eliminates Draft Registration Requirement, Expands Eligible Athlete Pool

The National Women’s Soccer League announced recently that its board of governors has voted to expand the draft-eligible pool of collegiate athletes ahead of the 2021 NWSL Draft by eliminating the registration requirement for seniors, deeming all “senior” collegiate athletes eligible for the draft. Due to the pandemic and the resulting fall 2020 collegiate women’s […]

The Washington Spirit Acquire FIFA World Cup Champion Emily Sonnett from the Orlando Pride

The Washington Spirit have acquired FIFA World Cup Champion Emily Sonnett from the Orlando Pride. In the trade, Orlando receives midfielder Meggie Dougherty Howard, the 9th pick in the 2021 NWSL Draft, a contingent first-round pick in a future draft, and $140,000 in allocation money. Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say on […]