Kaley Fountain

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Kaley Fountain
Kaley Fountain at 2007 Pan Ams (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full name Kaley Fountain
Date of birth (1988-07-01) July 1, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Austin, Texas, United States
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Forward/Defender
Youth career
1998–2005 Lonestar Soccer Club
2002–2004 Westwood High School
2006–2009 Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 FC Gold Pride 5 (0)
2010 Atlanta Beat 5 (0)
2011–2013 Western New York Flash 5 (0)
National team
2005 United States United States U-17
2007–2008 United States United States U-20
2009– United States United States U-21
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Kaley Fountain (born July 1, 1988) is an American professional soccer player. She previously played for FC Gold Pride, Atlanta Beat, and Western New York Flash of Women's Professional Soccer and was a member of the United States U-20 women's national soccer team squad that won the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

Early life[edit]

Wake Forest University[edit]

Fountain attended Wake Forest University. At Wake Forest, she played in 86 games, starting in 81 of them. In 2009, she claimed the number four spot on single-season goals for Wake Forest after scoring eleven goals. She also had ten assists that season. Fountain would later return to Wake Forest as an assistant coach.

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

FC Gold Pride[edit]

Fountain was drafted by FC Gold Pride in the second round of the 2010 WPS Draft.[1] She played five games for the Pride before signing with the Atlanta Beat for the remainder of the 2010 Women's Professional Soccer season.[2]

Atlanta Beat[edit]

Fountain signed as a free agent with the Atlanta Beat mid-way through the 2010 season.[3] She made five appearances for the team, starting two of those matches.

Western New York Flash[edit]

In November 2010, Fountain signed with the Western New York Flash for the 2011 Women's Professional Soccer season.[4] With the Western New York Flash, she helped clinch the 2011 WPS Championship.

Seattle Reign FC[edit]

Fountain was selected by Seattle Reign FC in the 2013 NWSL Supplemental Draft, but decided not to play in the new National Women's Soccer League.[5]

International[edit]

Fountain has represented the United States at the U-20 and U-23 levels. She was a member of the U-20 U.S. Women's National Team that won the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Chile and played with the U-20 U.S. women's national team during the Pan Am Games in the Summer of 2007.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grading the WPS Draft: FC Gold Pride takes the prize". SB Nation. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kaley Fountain". Wake Forest University. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Beat Sign Kaley Fountain". Our Sports Central. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Kaley Fountain, Beverly Goebel Headed To Buffalo As Western New York Joins WPS". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 
  5. ^ Drot, Kareen (7 February 2013). "Seattle Reign FC Supplemental Draft Recap". NWSL News. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 

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