Tag Archive | OL Reign

Gotham FC Signs Taylor Smith to Three-Year Contract

Gotham FC announced recently the re-signing of forward/defender Taylor Smith to a three-year contract through the 2025 season. Over her career, Smith has won an NWSL championship, the NWSL Challenge Cup, the She Believes Cup as a member of the U.S. National Team, and an NCAA championship with UCLA.   “From the first day I arrived […]

Shorthanded Gotham FC falls to Chicago Red Stars

A depleted NJ/NY Gotham FC team fell to Chicago Red Stars 2-0 on Sunday evening at SeatGeek Stadium. Gotham was missing five players after a COVID outbreak and two more due to personal reasons, but the visiting team was on the attack early. Paige Monaghan was just high off the crossbar in the sixth minute […]

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 […]

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 […]

Washington Spirit Get Ready for Semis Match with OL Reign

The Washington Spirit have waited a long time to get themselves to the NWSL Championship. Most recently the ladies were able to defeat the North Carolina Courage on 11/7 the ladies were able to advance to the NWSL Semifinals against the OL Reign. It has been a  long time that the ladies have seen the […]