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With the additions of Duke and Maryland, the Washington Spirit's preseason schedule of top college opponents is now complete.
University of Virginia alum and former Washington Freedom/MagicJack player Sarah Huffman has signed with the Western New York Flash for the 2013 NWSL season.
In preparation for the upcoming National Women's Soccer League season, the Washington Spirit have arranged a preseason series that includes major college programs, including the University of Virginia.
The Washington Spirit has 23-year-old defender Kika Toulouse, who returns home to the Washington area after a season playing professionally in Sweden for the Ragsveds IF.
The Washington Spirit have announced their schedule for the inaugural season of the National Women's Soccer League. The Spirit open their 2013 season on the road with a match against the Boston Breakers on April 14, then welcome fans to the intimate confines of the Maryland SoccerPlex for their home opener on April 20, against Olympic gold medalists Abby Wambach and Carli Lloyd and the Western New York Flash.
The Washington Spirit have signed 29 year old Canadian International Candace Chapman. The experienced central defender has been part of the Canadian Women's National team since 2002, earning 108 total caps (5 goals), and was most recently part of the 2012 Canadian Women's Olympic bronze medal team and Pan American Games gold medal team.
Working to bolster an already strong roster, the Washington Spirit selected six players Thursday in the National Women's Soccer League Supplemental Draft, including a former Loyola University of Maryland player.