2013 Washington Spirit season

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Washington Spirit
2013 season
General Manager Chris Hummer
Head Coach Mark Parsons
Stadium Maryland SoccerPlex
NWSL 8th
Top goalscorer Diana Matheson (8 goals)
Highest home attendance 5,011 (May 4, 2013 vs Portland Thorns)
Lowest home attendance 2,081 (August 7, 2013 vs Chicago Red Stars)
Average home league attendance 3,754
Home colors
Away colors

The 2013 season was Washington Spirit's first season of existence in which they competed in the National Women's Soccer League, the top division of women's soccer in the United States.

Club[edit]

Roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 United States GK Ashlyn Harris
2 United States FW Colleen Williams
3 United States DF Kika Toulouse
4 United States DF Marisa Abegg
5 Canada DF Candace Chapman
6 United States MF Lori Lindsey
8 Canada MF Diana Matheson
10 United States FW Caroline Miller
11 United States DF Ali Krieger
13 Mexico MF Teresa "Lupita" Worbis
13 United States MF Julia Roberts
14 United States FW Tiffany McCarty
No. Position Player
15 Canada DF Robyn Gayle
16 Germany FW Conny Pohlers (on loan from VfL Wolfsburg)
17 United States FW Lindsay Taylor
18 United States GK Chantel Jones
19 United States DF Toni Pressley
20 United States MF Holly King
22 United States FW Stephanie Ochs
23 United States MF Tori Huster
24 United States FW Jasmyne Spencer
United States DF Domenica Hodak
United States MF Ingrid Wells

Team management[edit]

Owner Bill Lynch
General Manager Chris Hummer
Head Coach Mark Parsons

Competitions[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Western New York Flash 22 10 8 4 36 20 +16 38 NWSL Shield
2 FC Kansas City 22 11 5 6 34 22 +12 38 NWSL Playoffs
3 Portland Thorns FC (C) 22 11 5 6 32 25 +7 38
4 Sky Blue FC 22 10 6 6 31 26 +5 36
5 Boston Breakers 22 8 6 8 35 34 +1 30
6 Chicago Red Stars 22 8 6 8 32 36 −4 30
7 Seattle Reign FC 22 5 3 14 22 36 −14 18
8 Washington Spirit 22 3 5 14 16 39 −23 14
Source: soccerway.com
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(C) Champion.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld Pts W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD
22 14 3 14 5 16 39  −23 2 5 4 10 17  −7 1 9 1 6 22  −16

Last updated: 20 August 2013
Source: Soccerway
Pld = Matches played; Pts = Points; W = Matches won; T = Matches tied; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
Ground A H H H H A A A H A A H A H A A H A A H H H
Result D D L L D W L L L L L D L L L L L L L W W D

Last updated: 20 August 2013.
Source: [1]
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

As of April 23, 2017 [2]
No. Pos Nat Player Total NWSL
Apps Goals Apps Goals
2 FW United States Colleen Williams 6 0 6 0
3 DF United States Kika Toulouse 16 0 16 0
4 DF United States Marisa Abegg 5 0 5 0
5 DF Canada Candace Chapman 8 0 8 0
6 MF United States Lori Lindsey 21 1 21 1
8 MF Canada Diana Matheson 19 8 19 8
10 FW United States Caroline Miller 7 0 7 0
11 DF United States Ali Krieger 18 1 18 1
13 MF Mexico Lupita Worbis 11 1 11 1
13 MF United States Julia Roberts 20 0 20 0
14 FW United States Tiffany McCarty 21 2 21 2
15 DF Canada Robyn Gayle 14 0 14 0
16 FW Germany Conny Pohlers 13 1 13 1
17 FW United States Lindsay Taylor 6 0 6 0
19 DF United States Toni Pressley 8 0 8 0
20 MF United States Holly King 11 0 11 0
22 MF United States Stephanie Ochs 22 1 22 1
23 MF United States Tori Huster 21 1 21 1
24 FW United States Jasmyne Spencer 17 0 17 0
MF United States Ingrid Wells 8 0 8 0
DF United States Domenica Hodak 11 0 11 0

Top scorers[edit]

Players with one goal or more included only.

As of August 20, 2013
Rk. Nat Pos Player Total NWSL
1 Canada MF Diana Matheson 8 8
2 United States FW Tiffany McCarty 2 2
3 United States MF Tori Huster 1 1
3 United States DF Ali Krieger 1 1
3 United States MF Lori Lindsey 1 1
3 United States MF Stephanie Ochs 1 1
3 Germany FW Conny Pohlers 1 1
3 Mexico MF Lupita Worbis 1 1

Top assists[edit]

Players with one assist or more included only.

As of August 20, 2013
Rk. Nat Pos Player Total NWSL
1 Canada MF Diana Matheson 3 3
2 United States MF Lori Lindsey 2 2
2 United States MF Stephanie Ochs 2 2
3 Canada DF Robyn Gayle 1 1
3 United States FW Jasmyne Spencer 1 1

Disciplinary record[edit]

Disciplinary record[edit]

Players with 1 card or more included only.

As of August 20, 2013
No. Nat Pos Player Total NWSL
YC Red card YC Red card
15 Canada DF Robyn Gayle 2 0 2 0
1 United States GK Ashlyn Harris 1 0 1 0
23 Wales MF Tori Huster 1 0 1 0
11 United States DF Ali Krieger 2 0 2 0
16 Germany FW Conny Pohlers 2 0 2 0
19 United States DF Toni Pressley 1 0 1 0
13 United States MF Julia Roberts 1 0 1 0

Goalkeeper stats[edit]

Last updated: August 20, 2013

No. Nat Player National Women's Soccer League
MIN GA GAA SV
1 United States Ashlyn Harris 1620 33 1.833 85
18 United States Chantel Jones 350 6 1.5 15

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred From Fee/Notes Date Source
1 GK United States Ashlyn Harris Germany FCR 2001 Duisburg NWSL Player Allocation January 11, 2013 [3]
11 DF United States Ali Krieger Germany 1. FFC Frankfurt NWSL Player Allocation January 11, 2013 [3]
6 MF United States Lori Lindsey United States Western New York Flash NWSL Player Allocation January 11, 2013 [3]
15 DF Canada Robyn Gayle Canada Vancouver Whitecaps WFC NWSL Player Allocation January 11, 2013 [3]
8 MF Canada Diana Matheson Norway LSK Kvinner NWSL Player Allocation January 11, 2013 [3]
DF Mexico Alina Garciamendez United States Stanford Cardinal NWSL Player Allocation January 11, 2013 opted not to play [3]
7 MF Mexico Teresa "Lupita" Worbis Unknown NWSL Player Allocation January 11, 2013 [3]
14 FW United States Tiffany McCarty United States Florida State Seminoles Selected in the 2013 NWSL College Draft January 18, 2013
10 FW United States Caroline Miller United States Virginia Cavaliers Selected in the 2013 NWSL College Draft January 18, 2013
20 MF United States Holly King United States Florida Gators Selected in the 2013 NWSL College Draft January 18, 2013
2 MF United States Colleen Williams United States Dayton Flyers Selected in the 2013 NWSL College Draft January 18, 2013
MF United States Ingrid Wells Sweden Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC Signed February 6, 2013 [4]
18 GK United States Chantel Jones Iceland Þór Akureyri Signed February 6, 2013 [4]
22 FW United States Stephanie Ochs United States University of San Diego 2013 NWSL Supplemental Draft February 7, 2013 [5]
23 MF United States Tori Huster United States Florida State Seminoles 2013 NWSL Supplemental Draft February 7, 2013 [5]
3 DF United States Kika Toulouse Sweden Rågsveds IF Signed February 12, 2013 [6]
DF United States Domenica Hodak United States Maryland Terrapins Discovery Player March 9, 2013 [7]
24 FW United States Jasmyne Spencer Denmark Brøndby IF Signed April 9, 2013 [8]
19 DF United States Toni Pressley Russia Ryazan VDV Signed June 3, 2013 [9]
17 FW United States Lindsay Taylor United States Seattle Reign FC Traded for a 2014 NWSL College Draft second round pick July 1, 2013 [10]
4 FW United States Marisa Abegg United States Gulf Coast Texans Signed on July 31, 2013 July 31, 2013 [11]
5 FW Canada Candace Chapman United States Western New York Flash Free Agent 2013 [12]
13 MF United States Julia Roberts United States Seattle Sounders Women 2013 [13]

Loan In[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred From Fee/Notes Date Source
16 FW Germany Conny Pohlers Germany VfL Wolfsburg Signed in June 2013 - on loan from VfL Wolfsburg June 11, 2013 [14]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Capacity crowd of 4,569 witness history in home opening 1-1 draw". Retrieved 24 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "2013 NWSL Season Stats". washingtonspirit.com. Retrieved April 23, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "NWSL Announces Allocation of 55 National Team Players to Eight Clubs". U.S. Soccer. USSoccer.com. January 11, 2013. Archived from the original on March 4, 2013. Retrieved January 11, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Spirit add 2008 U-20 World Cup stars Ingrid Wells and Chantel Jones". Washington Spirit. February 6, 2013. Retrieved May 7, 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "Results: Ochs taken first in NWSL Supplemental Draft". The Equalizer. February 7, 2013. Retrieved May 7, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Kika Toulouse Added to Washington Spirit Defense". Washington Spirit. February 12, 2013. Retrieved May 7, 2017. 
  7. ^ Kareen Drot (March 9, 2013). "Washington Spirit sign three draft picks and a Discovery Player". NWSL News. Retrieved May 7, 2017. 
  8. ^ Scott Lewis & Kareen Drot (April 9, 2013). "Washington Spirit sign forward Jasmyne Spencer, waive defender Skyy Anderson". NWSL News. Retrieved May 7, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Spirit pick up defender Toni Pressley from Russian club Ryazan VDV". Washington Spirit. February 12, 2013. Retrieved May 7, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Spirit Trade for Forward Lindsay Taylor". National Women's Soccer League. July 1, 2013. Retrieved July 1, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Washington Spirit Sign Defender Marisa Abegg on NWSL Roster Freeze". Our Sports Central. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  12. ^ "Chapman Bio". Washington Spirit. Retrieved May 8, 2017. 
  13. ^ "Spirit getting ready for inaugural season (Roberts Signed)". Washington Spirit. March 13, 2013. Retrieved May 8, 2017. 
  14. ^ "Spirit sign German Women’s National Team forward Conny Pohlers on loan". Washington Spirit. Retrieved 21 August 2013.