Western New York Flash Defeat Washington Spirit to Win NWSL Championship
Your Western New York Flash are the new champions in the National Women's Soccer League! It's their first championship since the inception in of the league in 2012 and they won it in dramatic fashion. With stoppage time running out Jess McDonald delivered a beautiful cross and Lynn Williams threw her body to connect with the ball in a fearless header that evened up the score and took the two teams to the first ever penalty shoot out in league championship history.
The Flash went on to win in penalties 3-2 with Flash goalkeeper Sabrina D'Angelo picking up the MVP. The Flash finished fourth in the regular season grabbing the last playoff spot, but proved their worth with the win last night against a very good Washington Spirit team.
Congrats to the WNY Flash and thank you for representing WNY so well! Here's to next season!
Learn more about the Flash and get ticket info for next season HERE.