Tag Archive | OL Reign

Washington Spirit Finish Fall Series First in Northeast Pod

The Washington Spirit have finished first in the Northeast Pod in the 2020 NWSL Fall Series. With Sky Blue’s convincing 3–1 win over the Chicago Red Stars recently, the Washington Spirit’s first place position in the Northeast Pod was mathematically confirmed. With a 2–1–1 record, seven points and a plus-one goal differential, the Spirit best […]

NWSL Announces Remaining 2020 Fall Series Schedule and CBS Broadcast Talent

The National Women’s Soccer League today released the remaining games of the 2020 NWSL Fall Series. Sky Blue FC and Washington Spirit will kick off the series on September 5, 2020, at 1 p.m. ET at Segra Field and play will conclude with two matches on October 17, 2020 between Orlando Pride and North Carolina […]

Spirit Trade Lavelle to OL Reign, Acquire 2022 First Round Pick, Allocation Money

The Washington Spirit have acquired OL Reign’s natural 2022 first-round draft pick and $100,000 in allocation money in exchange for midfielder Rose Lavelle. Additional allocation money is also conditioned upon Lavelle’s future NWSL playing status. Per the 2020 NWSL Compensation Guidelines, allocation money enables teams to invest funds in current or future players in excess […]

Tough start to 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup for Sky Blue FC

Sky Blue FC has struggled so far in the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup, as they fought to a tough 0-0 Draw in their first match against the OL Reign. Recently the ladies squared off against the Utah Royals and had a heartbreaking 1-0 loss. In the match against the Reign the team evenly split the […]

Sky Blue Announces Updated 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup Schedule

Sky Blue FC has announced its updated 2020 Challenge Cup schedule following the withdrawal of the Orlando Pride. The team will still open the tournament against OL Reign at 10:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, June 30, at Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman, Utah. The game will air on CBS All Access. In addition to the […]

Sky Blue FC Signs 2020 NWSL Draft Pick Chantelle Swaby to Short-Term Contract

Sky Blue FC has signed defender Chantelle Swaby to a short-term contract ahead of the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup. Per team and league policies, further details were not disclosed. “I am extremely grateful for this opportunity and I am excited to be part of the team,” said Swaby. “It has been great getting to know […]

Sky Blue Signs Three Players to Short-Term Contracts

Sky Blue FC has signed midfielder Nicole Baxter, defender Cassidy Benintente, and midfielder Jennifer Cudjoe to short-term contracts. Per team and league policies, further details were not disclosed. Cassidy Benintente joins Sky Blue’s roster after several successful years in Europe. She spent 2019 in Sweden playing for Asarums IF FK in the Elitettan Division. Prior […]