Britt Eckerstrom

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Britt Eckerstrom
Eckerstrom with the Portland Thorns in 2017
Personal information
Full name Britt Ellen Eckerstrom
Date of birth (1993-05-28) May 28, 1993 (age 25)
Place of birth Rockville, Maryland
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Newcastle Jets
(on loan from Portland Thorns)
Number 33
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2015 Penn State Nittany Lions 85 (0)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016 Western New York Flash 3 (0)
2017– Portland Thorns 10 (0)
2017–2019Newcastle Jets (loan) 22 (0)
National team
2009 United States U17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:53, December 3, 2018 (UTC)

Britt Eckerstrom (born May 28, 1993) is an American soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for Portland Thorns FC of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), and currently on loan to Australian club Newcastle Jets for the 2018–19 W-League season. She previously played for the Western New York Flash.

Club career[edit]

Penn State Nittany Lions[edit]

Western New York Flash[edit]

Eckerstrom was drafted in the 3rd round of the 2016 NWSL College Draft by Western New York Flash.[1]

Portland Thorns[edit]

On March 8, 2017, Eckerstrom was traded to the Portland Thorns for two fourth round picks in the 2018 NWSL College Draft.[2]

Loan to Newcastle Jets[edit]

In October 2017, Eckerstrom was loaned to Australian club Newcastle Jets for the 2017–18 W-League season, along with fellow Americans Katie Stengel, Tori Huster and Arin Gilliland.[3]

Eckerstrom returned to the Jets in October 2018 ahead of the 2018–19 W-League season.[4]


  1. ^ "2016 NWSL College Draft Recap". Western New York Flash. January 15, 2016. Retrieved December 3, 2018.
  2. ^ Goldberg, Jamie (March 8, 2017). "Portland Thorns officially acquire goalkeeper Britt Eckerstrom from North Carolina Courage". The Oregonian. Retrieved April 17, 2017.
  3. ^ Kerry, Craig (October 23, 2017). "W-League: Newcastle Jets' US quartet in town ahead of season start against Wanderers". The Newcastle Herald. Retrieved December 3, 2018.
  4. ^ "American goalkeeper back for Jets". The Women's Game. October 17, 2018. Retrieved December 3, 2018.

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