July 4, 2013; Taryn Hemmings in Chicago Red Stars vs Western New York Flash
|Full name||Taryn Hemmings|
|Date of birth||April 26, 1986|
|Place of birth||United States|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Current club||Chicago Red Stars|
|2013-||Chicago Red Stars||14||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 22, 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Hemmings grew up in Greeley, Colorado and attended Greeley West High School. During her junior and senior years, she led her high school team to the 2003 and 2004 back to back state championship's and won the 2004 Colorado State Cup Champions title's. She was named Colorado 4A player of the year in 2003 and Hemmings was also named NSCAA adidas High School All-American in 2003 also being named MVP of the Championship game both years.
Hemmings attended University of Denver and played for the Pioneers from 2004-2008. She was named Comeback Player of the Year in 2008. In 2006 and 2008, she was also named Sun Belt Player of the Year, Sun Belt Tournament Most Outstanding Player and in 2006 and 2008 and was named to the Soccer Buzz All-Central Region First Team and NSCAA adidas All-Central Region Second Team. She ended her career as the Pioneers' second all-time career-scoring leader with 112 points and leading scorer in NCAA Division 1 competition on 42 goals and 28 assists, tying the program's record for career goals and ranking third in career assists.
In 2010, Hemmings was selected in the seventh round (65th overall) by the Boston Breakers in the 2010 Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) Draft. She started four of the 13 games she appeared in during the season, playing a total of 481 minutes.
In 2011, she started 10 of the 16 games she appeared in, logging a total of 893 minutes. Hemmings credits her father Bruce for her athletic ability and competitive drive.
During the 2011-2012 off-season, she joined Canberra United in Australia's W-League as both a forward and right back to win the Westfield W-League premiership and Grand Final. Hemmings made a total of 10 appearances with nine starts, and finished second on the team in goals scored with four. She was named Player of the Match twice, including the semifinal-round win over Melbourne Victory.
On February 5, 2013, she joined Chicago Red Stars in the new National Women's Soccer League. On July 14, week 15 of NWSL 2013 season, she injured her left knee, defending against FC Kansas City; and was out for the rest of the season.
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- "TARYN HEMMINGS OUT REST OF SEASON". N.W.S.L.
- Denver Pioneers player profile
- Chicago Red Stars player profile
- Boston Breakers player profile
- Taryn Hemmings on Twitter