Tag Archive | Aubrey Kingsbury

Washington Spirit Drops Points After Late Portland Rally

The Washington Spirit finished with a 2-1 loss against Portland Thorns FC in the two sides’ second meeting of the NWSL season. After an hour-long weather delay, the Washington Spirit and Portland Thorns FC were finally able to kick off at a wet Segra Field. Looking to break its streak of draws, the Spirit wasted […]

Ashley Hatch Wins ESPY For Best NWSL Player

Washington Spirit forward Ashley Hatch was named Best NWSL Player as a part of the 2022 ESPYs recently at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Hatch won the ESPY over three other nominees, including Spirit teammate Aubrey Kingsbury, OL Reign’s Jess Fishlock and NJ/NY Gotham FC’s Caprice Dydasco. Last season, Hatch tallied ten regular season goals […]

USWNT to Play in the Nation’s Capital This September

The United States Women’s National Team will play an international friendly match against Nigeria at Audi Field in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, September 6, U.S. Soccer announced recently. The match will be the USWNT’s first ever at Audi Field and the first in the nation’s capital not to take place at RFK Stadium. The team […]

Washington Spirit Draws Chicago, Brings Point Back Home

The Washington Spirit and Chicago Red Stars battled to a scoreless draw Wednesday night at SeatGeek Stadium. Washington moves to 1-2-5 on the season while Chicago shifts to 3-1-3. The majority of the first half was spent in the Spirit’s defensive third with the Red Stars recording six shots and three on goal. The Washington […]

Washington Spirit Rallies to Draw Portland, Earn Point

The Washington Spirit earned another point in the table Wednesday night by way of a 1-1 draw with Portland Thorns FC. Emily Sonnett set the tone in the defensive third early with a sliding block in the box in the fourth minute of action and another clearance to end a Portland threat a minute later. The 26th […]

Washington Spirit Drops First Match in DC since 2018

The Washington Spirit lost its first match at Audi Field since 2018 on Sunday evening, finding itself on the wrong side of 1-0 margin to expansion side Angel City FC. Washington’s first-ever match against Angel City FC was a defensive one. The high-powered Spirit attack was held to just nine shots, one on goal. Despite […]

Washington Spirit heading to 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup Championship

In what was a thriller at Audi Field on Wednesday Night, the Washington Spirit were able to defeat the OL Reign in the 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup Semis, as these two quality clubs needed a shootout to determine the winner. The Spirit won a ten-round penalty shootout by a score of 9-8 The OL Reign […]