Tag Archive | Washington D.C. Sports

1495 Sports TV: Washington Mystics welcome Brittney Sykes to Washington D.C.

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following video from a press conference held by the Washington Mystics to welcome Brittney Sykes to the Washington D.C. area. Included in the video are thoughts from Mystics General Manager Mike Thibault, Head Coach Eric Thibault. Video compliments of the Washington Mystics For more information on the Washington […]

Aubrey Kingsbury and Washington Spirit agree to new contract

Aubrey Kingsbury in action for the Washington Spirit. Photo by: Stacy Podelski/1495Sports One of the leaders of the Washington Spirit both on and off the pitch in Aubrey Kingsbury is coming back to the team, as a three-year deal has been agreed to recently. Kingsbury, who has been one of the more vocal players on […]

Preseason Roster set for the Washington Spirit

The Washington Spirit in NWSL action. Photo by: Stacy Podelski/1495Sports The 2023 Preseason roster has been set for the Washington Spirit, as the club will feature three goalkeepers, seven defenders, 11 midfielders and 10 forwards. Most of the roster will have a ton of experience, as there are four players that got the call to […]

Washington Spirit rewards Tara McKeown with New Contract

The Washington Spirit have been bringing back the players who they feel will help them to another NWSL Championship run. The team recently rewarded forward Tara McKeown with a three-year contract with a team option for 2026.  McKeown has been a part of the offensive core that includes Ashley Hatch, Ashley Sanchez and Trinity Rodman. […]

Washington Spirit awards Sam Staab with a new contract

The Washington Spirit bolstered their defense by awarding Sam Staab with a three-year contract. This new contract will take place immediately. Staab has been a stalwart of the Spirits defensive line had herself an ‘Iron Woman’ season having played every regular season minute of 2022. In addition Staab also added a goal and an assist […]

Washington Spirit adds Six during 2023 NWSL Draft

The 2023 Washington Spirit roster will include six new players to the roster as they were able to find some bright stars in the 2023 NWSL Draft presented by Ally.  With the 26th overall pick the club acquired Arizona State forward Nicole Douglas. The 2022 Pac-12 Forward of the Year played five seasons with the […]

Five Spirit Players Called Up to USWNT for January Camp

Five Washington Spirit players have been called up for the U.S. Women’s National Team’s January training camp in New Zealand, U.S. Soccer announced today. Earning the call-up are forward Ashley Hatch, forward Trinity Rodman, midfielder Ashley Sanchez, defender Emily Sonnett and midfielder Andi Sullivan. The Spirit’s five call-ups are the most of any NWSL club. Sonnett has the most USWNT experience […]