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NWSL Announces Labbé, Matheson, and Zadorsky as Spirit's 2016 Canadian Allocated Players

February 8, 2016 - BOYDS, MD - The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) announced today the Canadian Women's National Team allocated players for 2016, including goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé, midfielder Diana Matheson, and defender Shelina Zadorsky to the Spirit. The Spirit acquired the rights to Labbé through a trade with the Chicago Red Stars announced last month in which the Red Stars received Amanda Da Costa and the Spirit's natural fourth-round pick in the 2017 NWSL College Draft. "Steph was our top target when looking for a goalkee... Full Story

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Washington Spirit Acquires Defender Alyssa Kleiner

February 2, 2016 - BOYDS, MD - The Washington Spirit announced today that the club has acquired defender Alyssa Kleiner from the Portland Thorns. In exchange, Portland will receive defender Katherine Reynolds. Alyssa Kleiner made her NWSL debut in 2015 against the Spirit and played in eight matches, including four starts, for Portland. She attended college at Santa Clara University and helped her team to an NCAA Tournament berth as well as the program's 10th West Coast Conference (WCC) championship. "I was impressed with Alyssa's play la... Full Story

Dunn and Krieger Named to 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Roster

January 26, 2016 - CHICAGO - U.S. Women's National Team head coach Jill Ellis named the 20 players who will represent the USA at the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship running from Feb. 10-21 in Frisco and Houston, Texas. The USA opens the tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 10 against Costa Rica (7:30 p.m. CT). After opening Group A play against the Ticas, the USA continues first round action against Mexico on Saturday, Feb. 13 (3 p.m. CT), and finishes group play against Puerto Rico on Monday, Feb. 15 (7:30 p.m. CT). The t... Full Story

UVA, PSU, UNC, and Duke to Face Spirit in Preseason Matches

January 26, 2016 - BOYDS, MD - The Washington Spirit announced today the club's 2016 preseason schedule, featuring four games against top NCAA Division-I women's college teams. The Spirit will play three exhibition matches at Maureen Hendricks Field at the Maryland SoccerPlex against top local college women's teams: University of Virginia on Saturday March 19, Penn State University on Saturday March 26, and University of North Carolina on Saturday April 2. These matches will all be free and general admission. On Saturday April 9, the Spi... Full Story

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