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September 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Clinches Home Playoff Game with 2-1 Win Over Seattle Reign (VIDEO)

Forward Crystal Dunn led the Washington Spirit to a 2-1, lightning-filled win past the Seattle Reign Wednesday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex. The victory clinched the first home playoff game in franchise history. Dunn entered the match in the sixth minute for an injured Cali Farquharson and was involved in both goals, the first coming […]

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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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August 5, 2015 | Staff Writer

Spirit’s Crystal Dunn Named NWSL Player of the Week (VIDEO)

Washington Spirit forward Crystal Dunn was voted the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Week by the media for Week 16 of the 2015 NWSL season. Dunn, 23, scored all three goals for the Spirit, recording a first half hat trick at home, to get a 3-1 win over the Houston Dash on […]

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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 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Remain Undefeated at Home, Del Rio Injured

On a beautiful Saturday night, the Washington Spirit (6-5-2, 21 points) settled for a 1-1 draw against the league-leading Chicago Red Stars (11-7-1, 23 points) to remain undefeated at home. In the first five minutes of the game, the Red Stars had two solid attempts on goal but goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris made two outstanding saves […]

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July 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Washington Spirit Over Seattle Reign FC, 3-0 (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

The Washington Spirit remain undefeated at home after winning Saturday night’s soccer game 3-0 over the Seattle Reign FC. The three goals were scored by Amanda Da Costa, Crystal Dunn and Christine Nairn in front of 5,413 fans at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds. This was the team’s first home game since the U.S.A. World […]

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April 27, 2015 | Krista Brick

Spirit Notches Road Win in New Jersey (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The Washington Spirit netted a 3-1 road win over Sky Blue FC at Yurcak Field Sunday. The Spirit’s Crystal Dunn’s scored two goals in the first half and Christine Nairn’s added one on the second to top Sky Blue’s one goal by Katy Freels. Head coach Mark Parsons praised the performance. “It was a strong team […]

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April 20, 2015 | Krista Brick

Fans Give Spirit to the Home Turf (VIDEO)

Whether it was to watch their favorite Washington Spirit player, learn a new soccer move or just root on the home team, more than 4,000 fans came out to the 2015 Washington Spirit home opener Saturday night to see a win over NWSL defending champions FC Kansas City. Krista Brick reports. If  you missed it you […]

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April 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Washington Spirit Players Train for Season Ahead (VIDEO)

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 […]

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