Ashley Nick

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Ashley Nick
Ashley Nick, Jolijn Heuvels 2011 (cropped).jpg
Nick (left) with FC Twente in 2011
Personal information
Full name Ashley Lynn Nick
Date of birth (1987-10-27) October 27, 1987 (age 31)
Place of birth Monrovia, California, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Number 16
Youth career
2001–2004 Arcadia High School
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 USC Trojans
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 FC Twente 37 (3)
2012–2013 Arna-Bjørnar 7 (1)
2013 Pali Blues 15 (8)
2013–2014 Sky Blue FC 25 (1)
2013Zorky Krasnogorsk (loan) 8 (0)
2015 Houston Dash 3 (0)
2015 Western New York Flash 13 (0)
2015–2016 Apollon Limassol 6 (5)
2016 Sky Blue FC 3 (0)
2018–2019 Juventus 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 july 2019

Ashley Lynn Nick (born October 27, 1987 in Monrovia, California)[1][2] is an American soccer player.

Club career[edit]

She moved from USC to Europe to play for FC Twente. There she won the 2010–11 Eredivisie title. In 2012, she moved to Toppserien side Arna-Bjørnar before moving back in 2013 to the United States by joining Pali Blues and later joined Sky Blue FC.[3] On December 12, 2014 she was traded to the Houston Dash for a draft position in the second and fourth rounds of the 2015 NWSL College Draft.[1][2] On May 11, 2015 she was traded to the Western New York Flash for Defender Toni Pressley.[4]

In the 2015–16 American off-season Nick scored five goals in six Cypriot First Division games with Apollon Limassol.[5] She signed with Sky Blue FC in March 2016 and announced she would be leaving Sky Blue FC June 9, 2016.[6]

On September 27, 2018 she joined Italian Serie A (women's football) club Juventus F.C. Women.

Nick studied to be an Elementary Teacher at USC. She comes from a famous American Football family. Her Uncles Bruce and Clay Matthews both played 19 years in the NFL, Bruce is in the NFL Hall of Fame. She went to USC, where she captained her team to a National Championship, with her cousin Clay Matthews who currently plays in the NFL for the LA Rams. Her Cousin Jake Matthews currently plays for the falcons.



FC Twente




  1. ^ a b "Houston Dash acquire rights to midfielder Ashley Nick from Sky Blue FC" (Press release). Houston Dash Communications. December 12, 2014. Retrieved December 13, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Houston Dash Acquire Rights to Midfielder Ashley Nick" (Press release). National Women's Soccer League. December 12, 2014. Retrieved January 14, 2015.
  3. ^ "USC's Ashley Nick Signs With Sky Blue FC". August 2, 2013. Retrieved August 14, 2013.
  4. ^ "Houston Dash acquire defender Toni Pressley from Western New York Flash". Houston Dynamo.
  5. ^ "ASHLEY LYNN NICK" (in Greek). Cyprus Football Association. Archived from the original on October 11, 2016. Retrieved August 21, 2016.
  6. ^ "Sky Blue FC Signs Midfielder Ashley Nick".

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