Washington Spirit Play UVA on March 28 at SoccerPlex

Washington SpiritThe Washington Spirit will face the University of Virginia on Saturday, March 28 at the Maryland Soccerplex. Last week, the Spirit won convincingly in a preseason match up against Virginia Tech, 4-0.

UVA is a perennial power in women’s college soccer consistently finishing as one of the top teams in the country. Last year the Wahoos were led by graduating senior Morgan Brian to the final of the NCAA tournament eventually losing to Florida State 1-0. UVA was the highest scoring team in Division I women’s soccer last season and finished with a 23-3 record with all three losses coming at the hands of Florida State.

“I am looking forward to seeing our team move forward and improve on many areas from last week,” said Spirit head coach Mark Parsons. “UVA will provide a very tough test on and off the ball. Steve Swanson and his staff do an excellent job and their teams have given us he run around the last couple of years. The full focus will be on improving as a team and taking more strides towards being ready for April 10.”

Kick-off is set for 7 p.m. at the Maryland SoccerPlex on Field 17.

The Spirit have one final preseason match left on the calendar against the University of North Carolina on Saturday, April 4th which kicks-off at 7 p.m. at the Maryland Soccerplex.

Tickets for the UNC game can be purchased online for $10 each in advance. Tickets will be available for purchase on site the day of game, but will cost $15 each. Fans can also purchase their tickets through the Washington Spirit online ticket portal here. All of the profits from the charity match will go to benefit Headers for Hope whose mission is to support local cancer charities.

The Washington Spirit will begin its 2015 season on the road facing the Houston Dash at BBVA Compass Stadium on Friday, April 10. The Spirit will make its home debut against FC Kansas City at Maureen Hendricks Field the following weekend on Saturday, April 18 at 7 p.m.

Washington Spirit season tickets are available now (10 home matches), with packages starting as low as $170.

Check out all of the phenomenal NWSL soccer at the Maryland SoccerPlex by calling 301.337.8579.

Mark Parsons on Winning Game Plan (VIDEO)

Coach Mark Parsons on the Washington Spirit Turnover   YouTube

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Washington Spirit coach Mark Parsons shares some of his goals for a winning season. The Washington Spirit kick off the season on April 10 in Houston. The pro soccer team will play its home opener on April 18 against Kansas City at the Maryland SoccerPlex.

Read more

Washington Spirit Players Train for Season Ahead (VIDEO)

 Diana Matheson (8) of the Washington Spirit

The Washington Spirit is a professional women’s soccer team based here in Montgomery County. They made the playoffs last year and are training to win it all this year. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Before the Spirit takes on Kansas City on April 18, they are playing some exhibition games against some college teams. The Spirit […]

Read more

Coach Mark Parsons Talks about the Washington Spirit Roster (VIDEO)

Coach Mark Parsons on the Washington Spirit Turnover   YouTube

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Coach Mark Parsons talks about the team’s exciting roster. The Washington Spirit kick off the season on April 10 in Houston. The pro soccer team will play its home opener on April 18 at the Maryland SoccerPlex.

Read more

Washington Spirit Announces Its 2015 Roster

Washington Spirit

With 2015 National Women’s Soccer League season set to begin this weekend, the Washington Spirit released its 2015 roster on April 6. The Spirit will once again be lead by general manager and head coach Mark Parsons. Parsons is assisted by returning assistant coach KJ Spisak and goalkeeping coach Lloyd Yaxley. Also added to the […]

Read more

Washington Spirit Provides More Than Soccer at Games (VIDEO)

spiritflag

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Washington Spirit Head Coach Mark Parsons underscores how important the fans are to the players on the field. Take a look: The Spirit’s first home game is on April 18 at the Maryland SoccerPlex against Kansas City. For more Washington Spirit coverage, see below:

Read more

Coach Mark Parsons Talks About Turnover on Washington Spirit Soccer Team (VIDEO)

Coach Mark Parsons on the Washington Spirit Turnover   YouTube

How much turnover has there been on the Washington Spirit’s roster since Coach Mark Parsons took over? Find out in this MyMCMedia extra: The Washington Spirit will play its home opener on April 18 at the Maryland SoccerPlex.

Read more

Washington Spirit's Game Plan (VIDEO)

Christine Nairn   Scoring Game in and Game Out is the Plan    YouTube

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, midfielder Christine Nairn of the Washington Spirit talks about the team’s winning game plan this season. Take a look: The Spirit’s home opener is on April 18th against Kansas City at the Maryland SoccerPlex.

Read more

Washington Spirit Coach Mark Parsons on the Importance of Soccer Fans at Home Opener (VIDEO)

Spirit Training Session 450x280.fw

The Washington Spirit take on Kansas City on April 18th at the Maryland SoccerPlex. During a recent interview with MyMCMedia, Spirit Head Coach Mark Parsons said it is important for the fans to turn out for the home opener. Take a look:

Read more

Spirit's Joanna Lohman On Playing Pro Soccer: "Best Job in the World" (VIDEO)

Joanna Lohman

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Joanna Lohman of the Washington Spirit is asked what is it like to be a professional soccer player. She said it is the best job in the world. Take a look: Lohman grew up in Montgomery County and attended Springbrook High School. She plays midfield for the Spirit. Related:

Read more

Washington Spirit Play UVA on March 28 at SoccerPlex

Washington Spirit

The Washington Spirit will face the University of Virginia on Saturday, March 28 at the Maryland Soccerplex. Last week, the Spirit won convincingly in a preseason match up against Virginia Tech, 4-0. UVA is a perennial power in women’s college soccer consistently finishing as one of the top teams in the country. Last year the […]

Read more

 

Like this post? Sign up for our Daily Update here.

Comments

| No comments yet.



Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter