Tag Archive | Washington D.C. Sports

Washington Spirit Trade McGrady, International Spot, Draft Pick to San Diego for Expansion Draft Protection

The Washington Spirit have acquired complete protection in the upcoming NWSL Expansion Draft from San Diego Wave FC in exchange for the rights to defender Tegan McGrady, an international spot in 2022 and the natural first-round pick in the 2022 NWSL Draft the Spirit received from OL Reign in a previous trade. The trade comes ahead of […]

Washington Spirit’s Aubrey Bledsoe Named 2021 NWSL Goalkeeper of the Year

The National Women’s Soccer League announced that Washington Spirit goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe has been named the 2021 NWSL Goalkeeper of the Year. The honor marks the Cincinnati, Ohio native’s second-straight Goalkeeper of the Year award, having been tabbed the league’s top goaltender following the 2019 regular season. Starting in all 22 of the regular-season matches […]

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 […]

Washington Spirit Forward Ashley Hatch Named 2021 NWSL Golden Boot Recipient

The National Women’s Soccer League recently named Washington Spirit forward Ashley Hatch the recipient of the 2021 NWSL Golden Boot, finishing as the league’s top scorer in the regular season with 10 goals in 20 contests. Earning her first top-scoring honor, Hatch’s 10 goals this season are a career best since joining the league in […]

Washington Spirit Soar in Regular Season Home Finale against the Houston Dash

1495 Sports is proud to present the following Washington Spirit Post Match Press Conference from 10/31. Featuring thoughts from Sam Staab, Trinity Rodman along with Head Coach Kris Ward from after the team’s 1-0 victory over the Houston Dash at Audi Field. On a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Washington D.C. the Washington Spirit took to […]

1495 Sports Audio: Washington Spirit Press Conference from 10/29

1495 Sports is proud to present the following Washington Spirit Audio Interview as Head Coach Kris Ward talks about the teams upcoming match against the Houston Dash. The match against the match will be the regular season finale for the Spirit. The team will also be playing at Audi Field for the last time in […]

Washington Spirit Near Playoffs with Third Straight Victory

The Washington Spirit defeated OL Reign in its twenty-third match of the 2021 NWSL regular season this evening, 2-0. The Reign had the first real chance of the game in the 4’ when Eugenie Le Sommer drove a low cross through the six-yard box but the outstretched Rose Lavelle was unable to slot the ball […]