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March 14, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Former Washington Spirit Teammates Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris Announce Engagement

National Women’s Soccer League standouts and former Washington Spirit teammates Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris announced their engagement Wednesday. Harris, a goalkeeper, and Krieger, a defender, have been engaged since September but confirmed their relationship for the first time in an interview with PEOPLE. Despite their romance starting almost 10 years ago when they were […]

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October 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Loses to Western New York in Hard Fought NWSL Championship (VIDEO)

The Washington Spirit lost the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Championship game against the Western New York Flash on Oct. 9. The Spirit lost late in the second half of extra time when a goal by Flash’s Lynn Williams sent the game into penalty kicks. The Spirit’s Crystal Dunn scored early in the 9th minute after […]

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October 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Washington Spirit Advances to NWSL Final (VIDEO & PHOTO)

The Washington Spirit is officially heading to the Nationals Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) finals after Francisca Ordega scored the game winning goal in a 2-1 overtime victory over the Chicago Red Stars at a packed stadium at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds on Sept. 30th. It was perfect timing for U.S. Women’s National Team star Ali Krieger […]

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July 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Five Washington Spirit Players Headed to the Olympics (PHOTO)

Five Washington Spirit Players are headed to Rio, Brazil for this year’s Olympics in August. Forward Crystal Dun and defender Ali Krieger will represent the United States Women’s National Team. Midfielder Diana Matheson, defender Shelina Zadorsky and goal keeper Stephanie Labbe will play for the Canadian Women’s National Team. According to a news release, this will […]

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March 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Washington Spirit Kicks Off Training Camp Today

The Washington Spirit opened its National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) 2016 training camp today in Boyds. It will be a week of training in advance of the team’s first preseason match at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Maureen Hendricks Field at the Maryland SoccerPlex against the University of Virginia. The Spirit acquired a few new […]

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September 6, 2015 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Lose to Seattle Reign, 2-1, Before Sold Out Crowd (PHOTO)

The Washington Spirit lost for the first time at the Maryland SoccerPlex during the 2015 National Womens Soccer League (NWSL) season against Seattle Reign FC in front of a sold out home crowd. Washington Spirit (8-6-6, 30 points) scored from a Matheson penalty kick while the Reign (13-3-4, 43 points) tallied two goals. In the […]

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August 27, 2015 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Will Try to Clinch Playoff Spot Tonight

The Washington Spirit play FC Kansas City at 8 p.m. tonight at Swope Soccer Village in Kansas City. A win clinches a playoff spot for the Spirit, meanwhile a loss would leave the door open for Portland Thorns FC to possibly snag the final playoff spot. “The team is in great shape heading into the […]

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August 2, 2015 | Staff Writer

Dunn Hat Trick Lifts Spirit to 3-1 Win Over the Dash

The Washington Spirit (8-4-3, 27 points) faced off against the Houston Dash (5-6-5, 20 points) and made franchise history when Crystal Dunn converted the team’s first hat trick. The lone goal for the Dash came from Jessica McDonald. In the 2nd minute, Diana Matheson laid the ball off for Christine Nairn, taking a couple touches […]

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July 31, 2015 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Play Houston Dash on Saturday Night

The Washington Spirit (6-4-3, 21 points) play the Houston Dash (5-4-5, 20 points) for the third time this season on August 1st at 7 p.m. The clash will be between the third place Spirit and the fourth place Dash. The last two meetings between the squads have been split with a win and a loss, […]

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July 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ali Krieger on Social Media (VIDEO)

Ali Krieger is popular on social media. The Washington Spirit defender has over 190,000 followers on Twitter and over 390,000 on Instagram. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Krieger says she hopes her social media accounts inspire others to live a healthy lifestyle and boost the sport of women’s soccer. Take a look: Krieger is a […]

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