Becky Edwards

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Becky Edwards
Becky Edwards at 2010 WPS Championship.JPG
Personal information
Full name Rebecca Edwards
Date of birth (1988-05-22) 22 May 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth Downingtown, Pennsylvania, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder / Defender
Club information
Current club Houston Dash
Number 14
Youth career
West Chester Predators
2006–2009 Florida State Seminoles
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 New Jersey Wildcats
2007 Jersey Sky Blue
2008 SoccerPlus Connecticut
2009 Washington Freedom Reserves
2010 FC Gold Pride 25 (1)
2011 Western New York Flash 19 (3)
2011 Hammarby IF DFF 7 (0)
2012 Kristianstads DFF 18 (2)
2013 Portland Thorns FC 10 (0)
2014– Houston Dash 0 (0)
National team
2005 United States U-17
2007–2008 United States U-20 22
2011 United States U-23
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 19, 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Rebecca "Becky" Edwards (born May 22, 1988) is an American soccer player from Downingtown, Pennsylvania. She currently plays for Houston Dash in the National Women's Soccer League and is a midfielder for the United States U-23 women's national soccer team.

Early life[edit]

Edwards played collegiately for the Florida State University women's soccer team. Among her teammates at FSU were Australian international Selin Kuralay and Japanese international Mami Yamaguchi.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

FC Gold Pride[edit]

Edwards was selected as the 12th overall pick in the 2010 WPS Draft by the FC Gold Pride. During her time with the FC Gold Pride she made 25 appearances (21 starts) as a rookie, helping to lead the team to a WPS Championship. Played with Thorns FC teammates Christine Sinclair and Rachel Buehler with FC Gold Pride.[1]

Western New York Flash[edit]

Appeared in 19 matches, scoring 3 goals, helped the team to the 2011 WPS Championship.[2]

Hammarby IF[edit]

Kristianstads DFF[edit]

In 2012 Edwards played for Swedish team Kristianstads DFF where she recorded two goals in 18 matches and 17 starts, helping the team to the quarterfinal of the Swedish Cup.

Portland Thorns FC[edit]

Edwards was signed as a Free Agent with the Portland Thorns ahead of the inaugural season of the NWSL.

Houston Dash[edit]

On January 10, 2014, it was announced that Edwards had been selected by the Houston Dash with the eight pick in the 2014 NWSL Expansion Draft.[3]

International[edit]

Edwards has extensive experience at the youth level for the United States. Edwards captained the team that won the 2008 U-20 Women's World Championship team, playing alongside current club teammates Alex Morgan, Nikki Marshall, and Nikki Washington. Played for the U-23 Women’s National Team in 2011, helping the side win the championship of the Four Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain. Edwards was called into her first full United States women's national soccer team training camp in 2011.

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