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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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September 14, 2015 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Fall to Seattle Reign, 3-0

Seattle Reign FC defeated the Washington Spirit 3-0 in the second NWSL semifinal match up of the day. Both teams came out firing, but Seattle had more dangerous chances. Despite the Reign’s strong pressure, the game was tied going into halftime. In the second half, the Reign was able to capitalize on its chances and […]

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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 17, 2015 | Staff Writer

Dunn’s Goal Lifts Washington Spirit Over the Chicago Red Stars (PHOTO)

The Washington Spirit (8-5-4, 28 points) triumphed over the Chicago Red Stars (7-3-7, 28 points) 2-1, on Sunday night, thanks to a stoppage time goal from forward Crystal Dunn. The Spirit got off to a dream start as center back Megan Oyster headed the ball into the back of the net following a corner kick […]

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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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August 23, 2013 | Staff Writer

Matheson Named Spirit’s MVP

The Washington Spirit celebrated the conclusion of the 2013 season on August 22 with the announcement of team awards in conjunction with the team’s season-ending banquet at Ingleside at King Farm in Rockville. The Spirit’s 2013 awards were voted on by members of the team and organization along with the media. Midfielder Diana Matheson was […]

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August 13, 2013 | Staff Writer

Spirit’s Matheson Named Player of the Week

Washington Spirit midfielder Diana Matheson was voted the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Week by the media for Week 18 of the 2013 NWSL season. Matheson had a goal and an assist in two games as the Washington Spirit recorded a pair of 1-0 victories at the SoccerPlex over the Chicago Red […]

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July 10, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Washington Spirit Day at Ingleside

Almost 200 residents and family members at Ingleside at King Farm are attending the Washington Spirit’s game on July 10 at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds to cheer on Diana Matheson, Robyn Gayle and Conny Pohlers, teammates who live at the retirement community in Rockville. The Spirit players are up against the Chicago Red Stars. […]

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