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Washington Spirit Exercises Options on Nine Players; Offers New Contracts to Six

October 19, 2016 - BOYDS, Md- The Washington Spirit has offered new contracts to six players and exercised the 2017 contract options on nine players. Players whose options were exercised for the 2017 season include: goalkeeper Kelsey Wys; forwards Cali Farquharson, Cheyna Williams, and Katie Stengel; midfielders Line Sigvardsen Jensen and Joanna Lohman; and defenders Alyssa Kleiner, Megan Oyster, and Estelle Johnson. Players who are out of contract and have been extended new contract offers include: defenders Whitney Church and Caprice... Full Story

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Caprice Dydasco Suffers Torn ACL During NWSL Championship

October 13, 2016 - BOYDS, Md.- Washington Spirit defender Caprice Dydasco tore her left ACL during the NWSL Championship against Western New York Flash on Sunday, October 9. The Honolulu native will return home to Hawaii for surgery and rehab. "We all feel horrible for Caprice," said Spirit general manager and head coach Jim Gabarra. "We are confident that she will work tirelessly to get through this challenge and return better than ever." The Spirit drafted the UCLA product with the 19th overall pick in the 2015 NWSL College Draft. In... Full Story

Nairn, Krieger, Zadorsky Join Golden Boot Winner Estefi Banini in Team Awards

October 9, 2016 - HOUSTON- Following a week of voting by fans, media, and the Spirit coaching staff, three Washington Spirit players joined Golden Boot winner Estefi Banini as Washington Spirit 2016 Team Award winners. ESTEFI BANINI Golden Boot for most goals scored Estefania Banini lived up to her promise in 2016 as one of the best players out of South America after starting 2015 strong but suffering a season-ending injury just four games into her first campaign in Washington. The Argentinian international scored a team-l... Full Story

Washington Spirit Edges Chicago Red Stars 2-1 in OT, Advances to NWSL Final

October 1, 2016 - BOYDS, Md- A game-winning goal in the 111th minute by Francisca Ordega vaulted the Washington Spirit to a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory over the Chicago Red Stars on Friday night, as 4,249 fans packed the Maryland SoccerPlex for an NWSL semifinal match. [PHOTO] (Mandatory Credit Tony Quinn/ISI Photos) After the teams played to a 1-1 stalemate in the first 90 minutes of play, the Spirit defense clamped down and Ordega provided the big score, finishing off a beautifully-placed pass along the in-line from midfielder Christ... Full Story

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