Tag Archive | Washington Spirit

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 forward Bayley Feist Out Indefinitely with Torn ACL

Washington Spirit forward Bayley Feist will be out indefinitely with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.  Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say about the injury: “This is the absolute worst part of my job, dealing with players when injuries of this magnitude happen. The emotion felt at this time is hard to contain. I cry a little […]

Washington Spirit Sign Chinyelu Asher, Camryn Biegalski and Cali Farquharson to National Team Replacement Contracts

The Washington Spirit have signed Chinyelu Asher, Camryn Biegalski and Cali Farquharson to National Team Replacement contracts. Chinyelu Asher, a Silver Spring, Maryland native, is a midfielder for the Jamaican National Team. Prior to the Spirit, Asher played for Stabæk of the Toppserien in Norway. Asher played for the Spirit Reserves in 2018. She was […]

Washington Spirit and Elite Wellness Announce Sponsorship Agreement

The Washington Spirit and Elite Wellness are proud to announce a partnership agreement for the 2021 season. Elite Wellness is a women-owned small business in Loudoun County.  Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say about the partnership: “Our players are really pleased with this new partnership and I can’t wait to see the benefits from […]

Washington Spirit Announce Final Roster Ahead of 2021 Challenge Cup

The Washington Spirit has announced the final 22-player roster ahead of the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup Presented by Secret Deodorant.   Defenders Kelley O’Hara and Emily Sonnett and midfielder Andi Sullivan have been called up by the United States Women’s National Team for April friendlies against Sweden and France. Midfielder Saori Takarada has been called up to the Japan National Team ahead of April […]

Washington Spirit Forward Mariana Speckmaier Named to Venezuela National Team

Venezuela Women’s National Soccer Team Head Coach Pamela Conti has named Spirit forward Mariana Speckmaier to the roster for the Basque Country International Women’s Cup. Other teams in the tournament include Basque Country, Argentina, and Nigeria.  Venezuela will play Basque Country on Thursday, April 8 at 3:00 p.m. ET. The winner of that game will play the […]

Washington Spirit to Play Both Home Challenge Cup Matches at Audi Field; Change of Date for the Racing Louisville Match

The Washington Spirit announced venue changes and a date change for the club’s home NWSL Challenge Cup Presented by Secret Deodorant. The match vs. Racing Louisville was originally scheduled to be played on Friday, April 16 at Segra Field in Leesburg, VA but will now be played on Thursday, April 15 at Audi Field in […]