Viens with South Florida in 2019
|Full name||Évelyne Viens|
|Date of birth||6 February 1997|
|Place of birth||L'Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec, Canada|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|NJ/NY Gotham FC|
|2016–2019||South Florida Bulls||77||(73)|
|2018–2019||Dynamo de Quebec||15||(21)|
|2020–||NJ/NY Gotham FC[a]||8||(0)|
|2020–2021||→ Paris FC (loan)||14||(11)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 5, 2021|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of August 11, 2021
Évelyne Viens (born 6 February 1997) is a Canadian professional soccer player who plays as a forward for National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) club NJ/NY Gotham FC and the Canada women's national team. She played college soccer at the University of South Florida.
Viens played for the USF Bulls women's soccer team from 2016 to 2019, where she became the team's all-time top scorer with 73 goals and was named to the NCAA All-American team three times. She also holds the school record for the most single season goals and has the most career goals in American Athletic Conference history.
Viens was selected by Sky Blue FC in the 2020 NWSL College Draft. She made her Sky Blue FC debut on 30 June 2020 in the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup . Viens scored her first goal for the club on 22 July 2020, in a 3–2 defeat to the Chicago Red Stars during the semi-finals of the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup.
She was named to the Canada national team for the first time for the 2021 SheBelieves Cup. She made her debut against the United States on 18 February. She scored her first goal for Canada on 9 April 2021 against Wales.
On June 23, 2021, she was named to the roster for the 2020 Summer Olympics, which were postponed until the summer of 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Canada won gold in the games, and Viens became the first USF alum to win an Olympic medal as an athlete.
- As of September 5, 2021
|Dynamo de Quebec||PLSQ||2018||7||8||–||–||7||8|
|NJ/NY Gotham FC||NWSL||2020||0||0||0||0||6||1||6||1|
|Paris FC (loan)||Division 1 Féminine||2020–21||14||11||–||1||0||15||11|
- 3x American Athletic Conference champion (2017, 2018, 2019)
- 1x Second team all-American (2019)
- 2x Third team all-American (2017, 2018)
- 2x conference offensive player of the year (2018, 2019)
- 3x First team all-conference (2017, 2018, 2019)
- 1x Première Ligue de soccer du Québec champion (2018)
- 1x Olympic gold medalist (2020)
- Sky Blue FC changed its name to NJ/NY Gotham FC in 2021
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