Tag Archive | Paige Nielsen

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 […]

Washington Spirit Delegation to Visit Qatar

As part of a cultural exchange, a delegation from the Washington Spirit traveled to Qatar on December 12 for a one-week stay. The club will participate in a variety of events that are a part of the U.S.-Qatar Year of Culture. This trip builds on the relationship the Spirit started earlier this year when staff […]

Spirit Re-Sign Co-Captain Tori Huster to a Multi-Year Deal

The Washington Spirit have re-signed midfielder Tori Huster to a new two-year contract. Huster joins teammates Dorian Bailey, Aubrey Bledsoe, Jordan DiBiasi, Bayley Feist, Ashley Hatch, Tegan McGrady, Paige Nielsen, Ashley Sanchez, Sam Staab, and Andi Sullivan as players under contract for 2021. Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say about Huster: “Getting […]

Washington Spirit Announce End of Year Roster Statuses Entering 2020-21 Offseason

The Washington Spirit have announced roster statuses for each of the club’s players following the completion of the 2020 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) season and ahead of the 2020 NWSL Expansion Draft featuring Louisville FC, which will take place on Nov. 12, 2020. The Spirit recently re-signed Dorian Bailey, Jordan DiBiasi, Bayley Feist, Ashley […]

Washington Spirit Re-Sign Seven Players ahead of 2020 Expansion Draft

The Washington Spirit have re-signed forward Ashley Hatch, midfielders Bayley Feist, Dorian Bailey and Jordan DiBiasi, and defenders Sam Staab, Tegan McGrady and Paige Nielsen to new contracts. Hatch, Feist, Bailey, DiBiasi, Staab and Nielsen all signed two-year contracts with a club option for an additional year, and McGrady signed a two-year contract. No allocation […]