National Women’s Soccer League

July 1, 2019 | David Wolfe

Washington Spirit’s Loss to North Carolina Courage Ends Streak

In front of a crowd of 2,481, the Washington Spirit ended their seven game no-loss streak to the North Carolina Courage 1 – 2, Saturday June 29 at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds. North Carolina scored first but not until the third minute of added time in the first half. The goal was the result […]

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April 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Spirits’ Star Mallory Pugh Rejects Comparisons, Wants to Establish Own Identity

Mallory Pugh just wants to play. She has been a star in her sport for years now despite her ripe old age of 20 years old. She was the U.S. Soccer Young Female Player of the Year and Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year in 2015. In 2016, she became the youngest female […]

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April 8, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Washington Spirit Midfielder Joanna Lohman Retires

Washington Spirit midfielder Joanna Lohman, 36, announced her retirement from the National Women’s Soccer League and professional soccer. Lohman has played in the league for over 10 years and will continue her work as a human rights activist, professional speaker and sport diplomat off the field. THIS IS IT!!! After 16 years of playing pro […]

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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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August 21, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Washington Spirit Fire Head Coach Jim Gabarra

The Washington Spirit announced that they have fired head coach and general manager Jim Gabarra. The Spirit are currently in eighth place in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) with a record of 2-15-4. With only three games left in the season, assistant coach Tom Torres has been tagged to serve as interim head coach. […]

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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 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Washington Spirit Players Say They’re Ready for Championship Game (VIDEOS)

The Washington Spirit is heading to the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) final for the first time ever. The team won the semi-final game against the Chicago Red Stars in overtime at the Maryland SoccerPlex on Sept. 30th. MyMCMedia caught up with the team during their practice earlier this week. In the MyMCMedia Extra videos, […]

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October 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Washington Spirit’s Coach Gabarra on Heading to NWSL Final (VIDEO)

The Washington Spirit is heading to the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) finals on Oct. 9th after winning a close semi-final game against the Chicago Red Stars on Sept. 30th. MyMCMedia caught up with Head Coach Jim Gabarra during the team’s practice ahead of Sunday’s game. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Gabarra talks about the […]

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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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September 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Forward Cali Farquharson Injures her ACL

Washington Spirit rookie forward Cali Farquharson is going to miss the remainder of the 2016 NWSL season after tearing her left ACL during the opening minutes of the Spirit’s match against Seattle on Sept. 7. “We all feel terrible for Cali,” said general manager and head coach Jim Gabarra. “She has developed considerably in her […]

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