Ashley Hatch Spirit

Washington Spirit forward Ashley Hatch, shown here during a July 2 game at Segra Field, is the Budweiser NWSL Player of the Week.

Washington Spirit forward Ashley Hatch has been named Budweiser National Women's Soccer League Player of the Week. Hatch earned the honor after scoring two goals in Washington's 2-0 win over North Carolina.

Hatch's two goals helped the Spirit snap the Courage's four-game winning streak July 10 at Audi Field in Washington, D.C.

Washington (4-2-3, 15 points) climbed to fourth place in the 10-team NWSL table, just one point behind three teams with 16 points.

The Spirit will host NJ/NY Gotham FC at 5 p.m. July 18 at Segra Field in Leesburg. Tickets are available, more details at

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