Tag Archive | Paige Nielsen

Defender Paige Nielsen Selected by Angel City FC in the 2022 NWSL Expansion Draft

Washington Spirit defender Paige Nielsen was selected by Angel City FC in the 2022 NWSL Expansion Draft presented by Ally. Nielsen was drafted with the number seven pick. Nielsen joined the Spirit prior to the start of the 2019 season from Australian side Canberra United. In 2021, Nielsen played in 19 games, including 13 starts for a […]

Washington Spirit fall to Red Stars at home, 0-1

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following Washington Spirit Post Match Press Conference from 7/2. Video features thoughts from Head Coach Richie Burke along with Paige Nielsen. The Washington Spirit fell in their eighth match of the 2021 NWSL regular season to the Chicago Red Stars on Friday night, 0-1, at Segra Field in […]

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 Play to 1–1 draw with Pride in Regular Season Opener

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following Washington Spirit Press Conference. After the team’s 1-1 tie with the Orlando Pride in NWSL action on 5/16. Featuring thoughts from Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke along with stars Ashley Hatch and Andi Sullivan. The Washington Spirit tied their first match of the 2021 NWSL regular season […]

Washington Spirit Strike in Stoppage Time to Win Tightly Contested Match With Louisville

 The Washington Spirit won 1–0 in their second match of the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup Presented by Secret Deodorant on Thursday night at Audi Field in Washington, DC. The first minutes at Audi Field saw the first and second overall picks in this past year’s draft go toe-to-toe  — Trinity Rodman charged at Emily Fox in Racing Louisville’s […]

Washington Spirit Start Strong but Ultimately Fall to the Courage in First Game of 2021

The Washington Spirit opened the season with a 3-2 loss in their first match of the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup against the North Carolina Courage. The 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup is being Presented by Secret Deodorant on Saturday afternoon at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, NC. The opening moments of the game were characterized by quick […]

Washington Spirit and Shenandoah University Announce New Partnership to Benefit Spirit Players, Shenandoah Students and Faculty and the Community

The Washington Spirit is pleased to announce a transformational partnership with Shenandoah University that provides Spirit players with tuition-free courses and programs. In exchange, Shenandoah University will receive services including marketing, hospitality, student internships, program collaborations and on-campus events. “One of the responsibilities we have to our players is to help prepare them for life […]