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Washington Spirit Drafts Forwards to Help With Attack as 2016 Season Nears

The Washington Spirit, Germantown’s hometown professional woman’s soccer team, and their new general manager and head coach Jim Gabarra looked to add some new talent to their front line in the 2016 NWSL College Draft, held in Baltimore on Jan. 15.

The Spirit selected two forwards with their first two picks in the draft. Gabarra and the Spirit selected Florida State University forward Cheyna Williams with the seventh overall pick in the first round

Williams started every game for the Seminoles in 2015 as they reached their fifth consecutive College Cup. Williams led the team with 10 goals on the season.

With the 12th pick, the Spirit selected forward Cali Farquharson from Arizona State Univ