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Washington Mystics Re-Sign Shatori Walker-Kimbrough

The Washington Mystics announced today that they have re-signed free-agent guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough. Walker-Kimbrough (5’9, 140) returned to the Mystics last season following appearances with Phoenix and Connecticut. In 118 career games (33 starts) she holds averages of 5.8 points and 1.3 rebounds in 15.5 minutes per game.   “We look forward to the continued growth of […]

Washington Spirit Advance to NWSL Finals with 2-1 Victory over OL Reign

The Washington Spirit defeated OL Reign in the semifinal of the 2021 NWSL Playoffs this evening, 2-1.  Action did not take long to get going as OL Reign captured an early lead in the third minute. Eugenie Le Sommer netted the first goal off a cross from Megan Rapinoe. This was OL Reign’s first goal […]

Washington Spirit Star Karina Rodriguez Named to Mexico National Team Roste

Mexico Women’s National Team Head Coach Monica Vergara has named Spirit defender Karina Rodriguez to the team’s upcoming match against Colombia.  The team will play one game during the September FIFA window against Colombia at Aztec Stadium in Mexico City, Mexico. The match will take place on September 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET. In February of 2021, […]

Washington Spirit Re-Sign Goalkeeper Devon Kerr to New One-Year Deal

The Washington Spirit have re-signed goalkeeper Devon Kerr to a new one-year contract with a team option for a second year. Kerr will join Aubrey Bledsoe as the goalkeepers under contract for 2021.   Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say about the contract extension: “After a strange season and a first year with our club that brought few opportunities […]

Washington Spirit sign Japanese international Saori Takarada

The Washington Spirit have signed Japanese international Saori Takarada (SA-O-RREE – TA-KA-LA-DA) to a two-year deal from Nadeshiko League Club Cerezo Osaka Sakai Ladies ahead of the 2021 National Women’s Soccer League season. “Bringing another young international player of Saori’s quality to the Spirit for our 2021 season was a huge priority for our club […]

The Washington Spirit Acquire Two-Time FIFA World Cup Champion Kelley O’Hara

The Washington Spirit have acquired two-time FIFA World Cup Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist Kelley O’Hara from the Utah Royals. In the trade, Utah receives $75,000 in allocation money plus additional consideration contingent on the number of NWSL regular season matches O’Hara plays for the Spirit in 2021. Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke said this […]

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 […]