Article written by Steven Groff and Published on The Washington Post
Joanna Lohman scored the only goal in the Washington Spirit’s preseason finale Saturday, and while the late strike against Virginia Tech carried token significance a week ahead of the National Women’s Soccer League opener, it meant a ton to her.
After almost 16 years of globe-trotting and league-hopping, Lohman scored in her final appearance. A day earlier, she had told her teammates she was retiring. The front office was well aware, having suggested an ambassador’s role with the organization.