LI’s Spencer Resigns With Orlando Pride

Jasmyne Spencer

Long Islander Jasmyne Spencer is among four players to agree to a new contract with the Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League.

Joining Spencer in signing their contracts were midfielder Maddy Evans, defender Toni Pressley and goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe. Per team and league policy, terms of the contacts are not announced.

“We’re delighted to bring back this group of players that made up a strong portion of our inaugural roster,” said Tom Sermanni, Pride head coach. “With the re-signing of these players, paired with the acquisitions we’ve made during the offseason, I’m confident in the talent and competitiveness we’ve compiled for the upcoming NWSL season.”

Spencer, 26, at native of Bay Shore returns to the Pride after spending the offseason in Australia with W-League side Canberra United, where she led the club to the regular-season title. In her first season in Orlando, she appeared in all 20 matches and scored four goals, including the June 23 game-winner against the Houston Dash — a strike that earned her Goal of the Week honors.

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