Tag Archive | 2021 NWSL Draft

Washington Spirit Sign 2021 Draft Pick Tara McKeown to Rookie Contract

The Washington Spirit have signed 2021 draftee Tara McKeown to a two-year contract with an option for the third year. McKeown has been playing with the University of Southern California after she elected to finish her final spring season with the Trojans. McKeown, selected with the eighth overall pick in the 2021 NWSL Draft, signed a […]

Washington Spirit Forward Mariana Speckmaier Named to Venezuela National Team

Venezuela Women’s National Soccer Team Head Coach Pamela Conti has named Spirit forward Mariana Speckmaier to the roster for the Basque Country International Women’s Cup. Other teams in the tournament include Basque Country, Argentina, and Nigeria.  Venezuela will play Basque Country on Thursday, April 8 at 3:00 p.m. ET. The winner of that game will play the […]

Sky Blue FC Announces 24-Player Roster Ahead of Challenge Cup

Sky Blue FC announced its 24-player roster ahead of the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup presented by Secret Deodorant. The club’s first match is Wednesday, April 14 at 7:00 p.m. ET at Orlando Pride. The Challenge Cup will be followed by a 24-match regular season scheduled to begin on May 15. The Club now features 24 players […]

Washington Spirit Sign Four Rookie Players From 2021 NWSL Draft

The Washington Spirit have signed rookies Trinity Rodman, Anna Heilferty, Sydney Schneider and Mariana Speckmaier to contracts. All four players were selected in January’s NWSL Draft and have been training with the team during preseason since the beginning of February.   Rodman, selected with the second overall pick in the 2021 NWSL Draft, signed a three-year contract with the club. The […]

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 […]