Tag Archive | Emily Sonnett

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 […]

Six Washington Spirit Players Called Up to USWNT for SheBelieves Cup

Six of the Washington Spirit players have been called up by the USWNT to compete in the SheBelieves Cup. Veteran USWNT members Kelley O’Hara and Emily Sonnett receive the call along with teammates Andi Sullivan, Ashley Hatch, Ashley Sanchez, and Aubrey Kingsbury.  Kingsbury will be looking for her first appearance with the USWNT after a number of call ups and another strong […]

Seven Washington Spirit Players Called Up to USWNT January Camp

U.S. Women’s National Team Head Coach Vlatko Andonovski had named Spirit goalkeeper Aubrey Kingsbury, defenders Kelley O’Hara and Emily Sonnett, midfielders Ashley Sanchez and Andi Sullivan, and forwards Ashley Hatch and Trinity Rodman to the roster for January training camp in Austin, Texas.  O’Hara enters camp as the most capped player among Spirit players brought […]

Washington Spirit Shutout Racing Louisville in 3-0 Rout

The Washington Spirit defeated Racing Louisville FC in its twenty-first match of the 2021 NWSL regular season this evening, 3-0.  After dominating control of the ball for much of the opening action, the Spirit broke the tie in the 8’. Trinity Rodman roped a pass around a Louisville defender onto the foot of Ashley Hatch who placed the ball past […]

Washington Spirit Claim a Point in Scoreless Draw with Courage

 The Washington Spirit drew a tie with the North Carolina Courage in their sixteenth match of the 2021 NWSL regular season this evening, 0-0.  The Spirit wasted no time applying offensive pressure. Within the first several minutes of play, numerous attempts at goal were made, including a near goal by Ashley Hatch whose shot inside the box […]

Rodman’s Goal Caps Washington Spirit’s Comeback Win at Kansas City, Unbeaten Run Extended to Five

After conceding an early goal, the Washington Spirit used a second-half rally to defeat Kansas City NWSL 2-1 in the clubs’ first-ever meeting Saturday at Legends Field in Kansas City, Kansas. The Spirit extended their unbeaten run to five games since their last loss on May 21. On a day in which all 10 NWSL […]

Washington Spirit stars O’Hara and Sonnett Named to USWNT Roster for Tokyo Olympics

U.S. Women’s National Team Head Coach Vlatko Andonovski has named Spirit defenders Kelley O’Hara and Emily Sonnett to the roster for the Tokyo Olympic Games.  The team will play two games against Mexico prior to leaving for Tokyo. Both matches will be played in Hartford, CT with the first being on July 1 (7 p.m. […]