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Leroux strikes late, Breakers draw Spirit 1-1

Leroux strikes late, Breakers draw Spirit 1-1

Courtney Moores April 14, 2013 51

SOMERVILLE, Mass. – The Washington Spirit’s efforts to spoil the Boston Breakers’ home opener on Sunday night in front of the sellout crowd of 2,634 at Dilboy Stadium nearly paid off, had there not

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2013 NWSL predictions — the big preview

2013 NWSL predictions — the big preview

The Equalizer Staff April 13, 2013 13

Gameday is finally here. It’s not as if this were the longest wait. The year without professional women’s soccer — which, hopefully 2012 stands as the last such — didn’t quite feel that way

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NWSL opening weekend matchups preview

NWSL opening weekend matchups preview

Dan Lauletta April 13, 2013 2

It’s finally here: the inaugural kickoff of the National Women’s Soccer League. The buildup to this day has come quickly; the league was only officially announced five months ago. But anticipation is high and

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Spirit strong in the back, unproven up front

Spirit strong in the back, unproven up front

Jennifer Gordon April 11, 2013 31

It’s inevitable. At the beginning of each sports season, a couple of teams are anointed as ‘the teams to beat’ and couple of others as the most likely to receive the first pick of

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NWSL opening day rosters announced

NWSL opening day rosters announced

Jeff Kassouf April 8, 2013 19

National Women’s Soccer League teams officially unveiled their opening day rosters on Monday. Below is a look at each team’s roster. Keep in mind that some some top players (especially in the Pacific Northwest)

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Virginia breaks down Spirit in 6-3 win

Virginia breaks down Spirit in 6-3 win

Jennifer Gordon April 7, 2013 15

The Washington Spirit’s defensive woes continued Saturday night as the Virginia Cavaliers defeated the Spirit 6-3. Gloria Douglas, Kaili Torres, Amber Fry, Makenzy Doniak (2) and Morgan Brian all notched goals for Virginia.  Meanwhile,

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Maryland Terps up-end Spirit in preseason

Maryland Terps up-end Spirit in preseason

Jennifer Gordon April 4, 2013 0

The Maryland Terrapins defeated the Washington Spirit 2-0 Tuesday. Alexis Prior-Brown notched a goal in the 68th minute. Maryland’s cause was also aided by a Spirit own goal in the 22st minute. After the

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Spirit defeat North Carolina 2-0 in preseason

Spirit defeat North Carolina 2-0 in preseason

Jennifer Gordon March 30, 2013 0

BOYDS, Md. — Washington survived a shaky start to beat the defending NCAA champion North Carolina Tar Heels 2-0 on Saturday at the Maryland SoccerPlex.  Caroline Miller and Tiffany McCarty each scored for the

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The Lowdown: Spirit, FC Kansas City coming together

The Lowdown: Spirit, FC Kansas City coming together

Dan Lauletta March 27, 2013 2

The Lowdown went down low last week, buried under a cavalcade of news from World Cup schedules to collective bargaining agreements.  But we’re back and pleased to report that with the new agreement between

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Four teams collect weekend preseason wins

Four teams collect weekend preseason wins

Dan Lauletta March 25, 2013 2

Abby Wambach had a goal and an assist in her first time suiting up for the Western New York Flash who drilled Penn State, 7-0 in a preseason contest Saturady at Sahlen’s Sports Park.

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