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Spirit to start season with Harris, without Garciamendez

Spirit to start season with Harris, without Garciamendez

Jeff Kassouf February 23, 2013 6

Washington Spirit and Mexican international defender Alina Garciamendez will be unavailable for the start of the National Women’s Soccer League season as she finishes her studies at Stanford University, The Equalizer has learned. Garciamendez

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The Lowdown: Looking at all eight NWSL venues

The Lowdown: Looking at all eight NWSL venues

Dan Lauletta February 19, 2013 24

We’re just over 50 days away from the start of the inaugural NWSL season. Here’s a quick look at all eight home venues. Boston Breakers – Dilboy Stadium (Somerville, Mass.) The Breakers look to

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Angeli continues knee rehab, eyes return in NWSL

Angeli continues knee rehab, eyes return in NWSL

Dan Lauletta February 15, 2013 5

The moment it happened, Jordan Angeli knew she had torn her ACL—again. Just as quickly she knew a long road to recovery lay ahead. It was April 9, 2011 and Angeli had scored the

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NWSL releases 2013 schedule

NWSL releases 2013 schedule

The Equalizer Staff February 12, 2013 15

The National Women’s Soccer League released its 2013 league schedule on Tuesday. Each team will play 22 regular season games. The season begins Saturday, April 13 with Portland Thorns FC visiting FC Kanas City.

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Spirit sign young US internationals Wells, Jones

Spirit sign young US internationals Wells, Jones

Jennifer Gordon February 7, 2013 1

The Washington Spirit added midfielder Ingrid Wells and goalkeeper Chantel Jones to its roster on Wednesday. Both Jones and Wells were members of the U.S. team that won the 2008 U-20 Women’s World Cup.

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Fifth free agents don’t cut it as compensation

Fifth free agents don’t cut it as compensation

Jeff Kassouf February 3, 2013 36

Half of the eight NWSL teams have received the right to sign a fifth free agent as compensation for allocated national team players missing time with their respective teams. The fifth free agents have

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Sources: Candace Chapman to Washington

Sources: Candace Chapman to Washington

Jeff Kassouf February 1, 2013 4

Canadian international defender Candace Chapman has signed with the Washington Spirit, sources revealed. Chapman, 29, was part of the bronze medal winning Canadian team at the 2012 London Olympics, but was curiously left off

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Washington Spirit revamp logo, add more VIP seats

Washington Spirit revamp logo, add more VIP seats

Meg Linehan January 30, 2013 19

The Washington Spirit unveiled a redesigned logo and announced an expansion of the VIP seating area at their home venue today in a press release. The new logo was designed by freelancer Pete Schwadel

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Washington goes local in tabbing Florida State’s McCarty

Washington goes local in tabbing Florida State’s McCarty

Dan Lauletta January 18, 2013 0

If there was one sure thing heading into Friday’s draft it was that the Spirit would be looking forward. The allocation left them with little in the way of scoring prowess, and they were

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Krieger comes home as Washington Spirit take shape

Krieger comes home as Washington Spirit take shape

Jennifer Gordon January 14, 2013 2

Several U.S. women’s national team players are heading back to their hometowns after Friday’s NWSL allocation, but only for Ali Krieger will the homecoming be two-fold. Not only is the 28-year-old defender playing in

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