National Women's Soccer League: Washington Spirit midfielder Tori Huster will join the Australian Westfield W-League's Newcastle Jets on loan during the offseason. Huster, the longest-tenured Spirit player, will compete with Newcastle for the the 2017-18 season, which begins Friday and runs through mid-February. ... Spirit players whose options were exercised for the 2018 season are: forwards Yanara Aedo, Lindsay Agnew, Cali Farquharson, Francisca Ordega, Arielle Ship and Cheyna Williams; midfielders Estefania Banini, Meggie Dougherty Howard, Huster, Joanna Lohman, Morgan Proffitt and Havana Solaun; defenders Whitney Church, Caprice Dydasco, Estelle Johnson and Alyssa Kleiner; and goalkeeper DiDi Haracic. United States women's national team forward Mallory Pugh, as well as Canadian international goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé and defender Shelina Zadorsky, will remain on the club's roster as federation players. The Spirit has also offered new contracts to defender Kassey Kallman and goalkeeper Kelsey Wys. Midfielder Line Sigvardsen Jensen will be placed on the re-entry wire as she recovers from a torn ACL.