Spring 2013 - Hawks Battle & Rebuild The Hawks enter 2013 with a new set of Adidas kits and a rekindled drive to push the boundaries of the club's past success. A long campaign in the National Cups and a tough WPL season lie ahead to forge the current crop of Hawks' mettle. Washington Premier League The Hawks won 8 straight WPL championships from 2006-2009 and are seeking their 9th league title. (See WPL League Standings) US Open Cup In 2012, the Hawks qualified for the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup for the 3rd time in 6 years, falling to USLPro side, Richmond Kickers in the 2nd round, one victory short of a clash with MLS side DC United. The Hawks won the DC/VA title for the 6th time in 8 years with a 1-0 victory of Hammers FC on Feb 17, but fell in the Regional semifinal to Icon FC (NJ) 1-1 (6-7 PKs) on April 21st. US Amateur Cup
The Hawks won the US Amateur Cup national title in 2009 and have claimed a state championship in the tournament for 5 out of the last 6 years. The team captured it's 6th state championship in the tourney on March 24th with a 7-0 victory over Barra Brava FC, but fell to the Maryland Bays 1-0 (OT) in the Region I Quarterfinals on April 28th.
News - June 23rd, 2013 Hawks into WPL Championship Match with Defeat Washington Elite in WPL Semifinals 2-1 in Extra Time Take on Fados Irish Pub Conquistadores in WPL Final on June 30 @ Long Bridge Park, Field #1 at 7 PM
The Hawks (8-2) overcame a tough Washington Elite squad by a score of 2-1 in extra time off goals by Michael Caro and Ernesto Marquez to advance to the league final. The Hawks will take on Fados Irish Pub Conquistadores in the championship game on Sunday June 30th at Long Bridge Park for the league trophy. Fados defeated Yinz 1-0 in their semifinal fixture. The Hawks are seeking their 9th league crown while Fados is seeking their second.
Upcoming Matches: SUN 6/30 - Washington Premier League Championship vs. Fados Irish Pub Conquistadores - 7:00 PM KO @ Long Bridge Park Field #1 (Arlington, VA)*
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