NWSL News: San Diego Wave FC acquires rights to Washington Spirit defender Tegan McGrady, 2022 international spot, natural first-round pick in exchange for expansion protection

CHICAGO (December 1, 2021) – The Washington Spirit and San Diego Wave FC have agreed to a transaction which includes full protection from San Diego in the 2022 NWSL Expansion Draft presented by Ally in exchange for the rights to Spirit defender Tegan McGrady, an international spot in 2022 and the natural first-round pick in the 2022 NWSL Draft presented by Ally that Washington received from OL Reign in a previous trade.

McGrady was drafted by the Spirit with the 7th overall pick in the 2019 NWSL Draft. In her three years with the Spirit, McGrady featured in 34 matches as a member of Washington’s backline, culminating in a 2021 championship.

COURTESY NWSL COMMUNICATIONS

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