Kelley O'Hara

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Kelley O'Hara
Kelley Ohara Cleveland.jpg
Kelley O'Hara in 2016
Personal information
Full name Kelley Maureen O'Hara[1]
Date of birth (1988-08-04) August 4, 1988 (age 33)
Place of birth Peachtree City, Georgia, United States[2]
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Position(s) Wingback[2][3]
Club information
Current team
Washington Spirit
Number 5
Youth career
1997–1999 Peachtree City Lazers
2000–2001 Lightning Soccer Club
2002–2006 Starr's Mill High School
2007–2008 Concorde Fire Soccer Club
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2009 Stanford Cardinal 87[4] (57)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Pali Blues 6 (4)
2010 FC Gold Pride 18 (6)
2011 Boston Breakers 13 (4)
2013–2017 Sky Blue FC 75 (15)
2018–2020 Utah Royals 12[5] (1)
2021– Washington Spirit 14 (1)
National team
2004 United States U-16
2005 United States U-17 (10)
2006–2008 United States U-20 35 (24)
2007 United States U-21 1 (1)
2009 United States U-23 1
2010– United States 152 (2)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of October 31, 2021
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of April 12, 2022

Kelley Maureen O'Hara (born August 4, 1988) is an American soccer player, two-time FIFA Women's World Cup champion, and Olympic gold medalist. She currently plays as a defender for the Washington Spirit in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) and the United States women's national soccer team. She previously played professionally for FC Gold Pride, Boston Breakers, Sky Blue FC, and Utah Royals FC.

O'Hara was the 2009 recipient of the Hermann Trophy while playing for the Stanford Cardinal women's soccer team.[6] She competed in the 2011, 2015, and 2019 FIFA Women's World Cups, and was one of three players for the U.S. that played every minute in the 2012 Olympics women's football tournament where the team won gold.[7]

She is the host of the Just Women's Sports podcast.[8]

Early life[edit]

O'Hara was born in Fayetteville, Georgia[2] to parents Dan and Karen O'Hara.[9] She has a brother named Jerry and a sister named Erin.[10] O'Hara has Irish heritage.[11] O'Hara grew up in Peachtree City, Georgia and graduated from Starr's Mill High School in Fayette County where she played four years on the varsity soccer team and captained the team during her junior and senior years. O'Hara helped lead the Panthers to the 5A state title in 2006 with 20 goals and 16 assists. The team finished second in the state championships during her sophomore year. O'Hara was named Parade All-American as a junior and a senior and All-League, All-County and All-State all four years. In 2006, she was named the 2006 Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) Player of the Year and Gatorade Georgia State Player of the Year. She was also named NSCAA All-American.[12]

O'Hara played for club teams, the Peachtree City Lazers and AFC Lightning before playing for the U.S. U-16s in 2004 and then joining the U-17 youth women's national team of that same year.[13][14] She played on the Concorde Fire South '88 Elite that went on to win the 2007 GA U19G State Cup and advance to the Semi Finals of Regionals.[15]

Stanford Cardinal (2006–2009)[edit]

A two-time Parade All-American coming into her freshman year at Stanford University, O'Hara led the Cardinal in scoring in 2006 with nine goals. She repeated that feat during her sophomore year, helping the Cardinal to the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

During O'Hara's junior year, Stanford advanced to the College Cup for the first time since 1993, defeating 2005 national champion Portland, 1–0.[16] The Cardinal would fall in the semi-final, 0–1, to Notre Dame.[17]

As a senior, she had one of the best seasons in Division I history, scoring 26 goals with 13 assists.[18] O'Hara's senior year ended in the 2009 College Cup, where the Cardinal lost to North Carolina. O'Hara received two yellow cards in the second half, ejecting her from the game, forcing the Cardinal to finish the game a woman down. The game ended with a score of 1–0, thus marking North Carolina's twentieth National Championship.[19] She finished her college career at Stanford with 57 goals and 32 assists, both school records at the time.[18]

O'Hara was awarded the 2009 Hermann Trophy as collegiate soccer's top player. She had been on the MAC Hermann Trophy watch list for three consecutive seasons.[20] O'Hara was also a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority during her time at Stanford.[citation needed]

Club career[edit]

Prior to graduating from Stanford, O'Hara played for the Pali Blues of the USL W-League (semi-pro) in the summer of 2009, scoring four goals during her tenure with the club.

WPS: FC Gold Pride, Boston Breakers (2010–2011)[edit]

FC Gold Pride won the 2010 WPS Championship Trophy

O'Hara was drafted third overall by FC Gold Pride at the 2010 WPS Draft. In addition to the close proximity of home stadium Pioneer Stadium to O'Hara's alma mater Stanford University, O'Hara had previously worked with FC Gold Pride head coach Albertin Montoya when he served as an assistant coach at Stanford University in 2008.[21]

The team dominated the season[22] finishing first during the regular season after defeating the Philadelphia Independence 4–1 with goals from O'Hara, Christine Sinclair and Marta.[23] As the regular season champion, the team earned a direct route to the championship playoff game where they faced the Philadelphia Independence.[24][25] During the final, FC Gold Pride defeated the Independence 4–0 to clinch the WPS Championship.[26] Despite their successful season, the club ceased operations on November 16, 2010, due to not meeting the league's financial reserve requirement.[22]

After FC Gold Pride folded in November 2010, O'Hara was signed by the Boston Breakers. She scored 10 goals during her two seasons in the WPS playing primarily as an outside midfielder.[18] On January 5, 2012, it was announced O'Hara would be going back to her hometown because she had signed with the Atlanta Beat. However, the league folded just before the 2012 season began.

NWSL: Sky Blue FC, 2013–2017[edit]

On January 11, 2013, O'Hara joined Sky Blue FC in the new National Women's Soccer League.[27] Because the club's head coach, Jim Gabarra, played O'Hara as a forward, she reverted to a role she filled with success in college.[28][29]

Over her career at Sky Blue, O'Hara has been played in several roles including forward, winger, right-back, and central midfielder.[citation needed]

Utah Royals FC, 2017–2020[edit]

On December 29, 2017, O'Hara was traded to Utah Royals FC.[30] Due to a hamstring injury, O'Hara only appeared in 8 games for Utah in 2018.[31] O'Hara contributed to Utah's first-ever franchise win, scoring a goal in the team's 2-0 victory over the Washington Spirit in May 2018.[32]

Utah finished the season in 5th place, just 2 points shy of making the playoffs. O'Hara underwent ankle surgery after the 2018 season.[33]

In 2019, she made only 2 starts in 4 appearances for Utah due to injuries and World Cup duties. She was still recuperating from an off-season ankle injury at the start of the NWSL season and saw limited minutes as a substitute in two late-April games. Following her World Cup win, O'Hara started in two games for Utah at the end of July, notching an assist in the team's 2-2 draw against Portland.[31][34] She was named to the 2019 NWSL second XI.

O'Hara played only 65 minutes for the Royals in the abbreviated 2020 NWSL season. She was still recovering from an injury at the start of the Challenge Cup and did not dress for the first few games. She saw limited minutes in Utah's July 13 game against Chicago and the July 18 game against Houston.[31][35]

Starting in August 2020, rumors of a O'Hara trade to the Washington Spirit began to circulate and O'Hara announced in August that she would opt out of the 2020 NWSL Fall Series, set to begin in early September.[35][36][37]

Washington Spirit, 2021–present[edit]

O'Hara's trade to the Spirit was officially announced on December 2, 2020. The deal sent $75,000 in allocation money to the Utah Royals and a 2022 first round draft pick.[38] The Spirit won their first NWSL Championship on Saturday November 20, 2021 when they defeated the Chicago Red Stars, 2–1 in extra-time at Lynnn Family Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. O'Hara scored in the 97th minute to seal the victory.

Club summary[edit]

As of November 20, 2021
Club Season League Cup[a] Continental Total Ref.
Division Regular Season Play-offs
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Pali Blues 2009 USL W-League 5 3 1 1 6 4 [39][40]
FC Gold Pride 2010 Women's Professional Soccer 18 6 1 0 19 6 [41]
Boston Breakers 2011 12 4 1 0 13 4 [42]
Total 35 13 3 1 38 14
Sky Blue FC 2013 National Women's Soccer League 12 0 0 0 12 0 [43]
2014 22 7 22 7 [44]
2015 11 3 11 3 [43]
2016 12 1 12 1 [45]
2017 18 4 18 4 [46]
Total 75 15 0 0 75 15
Utah Royals FC 2018 National Women's Soccer League 8 1 8 1 [47]
2019 4 0 4 0 [48]
2020 [b] 2 0 2 0
Total 12 1 0 0 2 0 14 1
Washington Spirit 2021 National Women's Soccer League 14 0 3 1 17 1
Total 14 0 3 1 17 1
Career total 136 29 6 2 2 0 0 0 144 31

Notes

  1. ^ Includes 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup
  2. ^ 2020 regular season and playoffs cancelled due COVID-19 pandemic[49]

International career[edit]

Youth national teams (2005–2010)[edit]

Kelly O'Hara playing for the US Women's national team in San Jose, California on 10 May 2015.

O'Hara represented the United States in various youth national teams from 2005 through 2010.[12] She scored 24 goals in her 35 under-20 caps, the third-most ever for a U.S. player in the U-20 age group.[18] She was a member of the fourth-place United States U-20 women's national soccer team that competed in the 2006 FIFA U-20 Women's World Championship in Russia. O'Hara scored two goals in the tournament: one against the Congo (for which game she was named FIFA's player of the match) and one against Germany. She was also the first player in the tournament to be ejected from a game, having picked up two yellow cards in the game against Argentina.[50]

O'Hara rejoined the U-20 national team at the 2007 Pan American Games. She scored four goals in the women's football tournament, against Paraguay, Panama, and Mexico.[51] The United States, which only sent their U-20 women to the tournament, would fall in the final game, 0–5, to a full-strength Brazilian senior team featuring Brazilian powerhouse, Marta.

In February 2008, O'Hara returned to the U-20 women's national team to play in the U-20 Four Nations Tournament in Chile. Her last appearance for the U-20 team occurred in July 2008, at the 2008 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship in Puebla, Mexico.[52] O'Hara helped the U-20 team qualify for the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Chile. She did not play in the U-20 World Cup, instead remaining with her college team in its NCAA postseason campaign.

Senior national team (2008–present)[edit]

She was called into the senior national team's training camp in December 2009 and attended the January 2010 training camp in the lead-up to the 2010 Algarve Cup. O'Hara earned her first senior national team cap in March 2010, coming in as a substitute during a friendly match against Mexico.

2011 FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

After falling short of making the 21 player World Cup roster, O'Hara was called up to replace Lindsay Tarpley who tore her ACL in a send-off match against Japan on May 14, 2011.[53] O'Hara earned just one cap at right midfield in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in the final group stage game against Sweden. The United States went on to win the silver medal in that tournament.

2012 Olympics[edit]

Throughout her national U-20s, collegiate, and club career, O'Hara was one of the top young offensive players in the United States, but under head coach Pia Sundhage, O'Hara was converted to play outside back in 2012 after teammate Ali Krieger went down with an ACL injury in the 2012 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament. Against Guatemala on January 22, 2012, in the Olympic Qualifiers, she made her first start at left back and registered three assists.[18] O'Hara made her first start at right back against Costa Rica in the match that qualified the United States for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. O'Hara played in every minute of the United States' gold medal run, one of three American players to do so.[54]

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

In the United States' first four games of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, O'Hara did not see any playing time. O'Hara made her first start of the tournament in the quarter-final game against China PR. She was replaced by Christen Press in the 61st minute.[55] O'Hara scored her first career international goal in the United States' 2–0 victory over Germany in the semi-final.[56] In the final against Japan, O'Hara entered the game in the 61st minute to replace Megan Rapinoe.[57] The United States went on to defeat Japan 5–2, winning the first World Cup title since 1999 and the third overall World Cup title for the United States since the inaugural Women's World Cup in 1991.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

Despite injuries which kept her from playing regularly for the United States in the year leading up to the World Cup,[58] O'Hara was named to Jill Ellis' roster for the 2019 FIFA World Cup in France.[59] She played in five of the United States' seven games and appeared in all knockout stage games.[60] In the team's opening game against Thailand, O'Hara crossed the ball to Alex Morgan in the 12th minute who converted O'Hara's service to notch the team's first goal of the tournament. The U.S. went on to beat Thailand 13-0.[61][62] O'Hara made her second assist of the tournament in the semifinal against England when she delivered a cross from the right flank to Christen Press whose 10th minute goal put the U.S. in the lead.[63] O'Hara started in the final against the Netherlands but was substituted at halftime due to a collision just before the break with the Dutch winger Lieke Martens. The U.S. won the match 2–0 and O'Hara won her second World Cup.[64]

International goals[edit]

Key (expand for notes on “international goals” and sorting)
Location Geographic location of the venue where the competition occurred
Sorted by country name first, then by city name
Lineup Start – played entire match
on minute (off player) – substituted on at the minute indicated, and player was substituted off at the same time

off minute (on player) – substituted off at the minute indicated, and player was substituted on at the same time
(c) – captain
Sorted by minutes played

Min The minute in the match the goal was scored. For list that include caps, blank indicates played in the match but did not score a goal.
Assist/pass The ball was passed by the player, which assisted in scoring the goal. This column depends on the availability and source of this information.
penalty or pk Goal scored on penalty-kick which was awarded due to foul by opponent. (Goals scored in penalty-shoot-out, at the end of a tied match after extra-time, are not included.)
Score The match score after the goal was scored.
Sorted by goal difference, then by goal scored by the player's team
Result The final score.

Sorted by goal difference in the match, then by goal difference in penalty-shoot-out if it is taken, followed by goal scored by the player's team in the match, then by goal scored in the penalty-shoot-out. For matches with identical final scores, match ending in extra-time without penalty-shoot-out is a tougher match, therefore precede matches that ended in regulation

aet The score at the end of extra-time; the match was tied at the end of 90' regulation
pso Penalty-shoot-out score shown in parenthesis; the match was tied at the end of extra-time
Light-orange background color – Olympic women's football qualification match
Blue background color – FIFA women's world cup final tournament

NOTE: some keys may not apply for a particular football player


Goal
Date Location Opponent Cap Lineup Min Assist/pass Score Result Competition
1 2015-06-30[m 1] Montreal  Germany 16.

on 75' (off Heath)

84 Carli Lloyd

5250.02005 2–0

5250.02005 2–0

World Cup: semifinal
2 2016-02-15[m 2] Frisco  Puerto Rico Start 45 Stephanie McCaffrey

5450.04005 4–0

6050.10005 10–0

Olympic qualifier: Group A

World Cup and Olympic appearances[edit]

Match Date Location Opponent Lineup Result Competition
2011 FIFA Women's World Cup
1
2011-07-06[65] Wolfsburg, Germany  Sweden {{{4}}}.

on 73' (off Rapinoe)

1–2 L Group stage
2012 Women's Olympic Football Tournament
2
2012-07-25[66] Glasgow, Scotland  France Start 4–2 W Group stage
3
2012-07-28[67]  Colombia Start 3–0 W Group stage
4
2012-07-31[68] Manchester, England  North Korea Start 1–0 W Group stage
5
2012-08-03[69] Newcastle, England  New Zealand Start 2–0 W Quarter-final
6
2012-08-06[70] Manchester, England  Canada Start 4–3 W Semi-final
7
2012-08-09[71] London, England  Japan Start 2–1 W Gold medal match
2015 FIFA Women's World Cup
8
2015-06-26[72] Ottawa, Ontario, Canada  China PR {{{4}}}.

off 61' (on Press)

1–0 W Quarter-final
9
2015-06-30[73] Montreal, Quebec, Canada  Germany {{{4}}}.

on 75' (off Heath)

2–0 W Semi-final
10
2015-07-05[74] Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada  Japan {{{4}}}.

on 61' (off Rapinoe)

5–2 W Final
2016 Women's Olympic Football Tournament
11
2016-08-03[75] Belo Horizonte, Brazil  New Zealand Start 2–0 W Group stage
12
2016-08-06[76]  France Start 1–0 W Group stage
13
2016-08-09[77] Manaus, Brazil  Colombia Start 2–2 D Group stage
14
2016-08-12[78] Brasília, Brazil  Sweden {{{4}}}.

off 72' (on Rapinoe)

1–1 (pso 4–3) (L) Quarter-final
2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
15
2019-06-11[79] Reims, France  Thailand Start 13–0 W Group stage
16
2019-06-20[80] Le Havre, France  Sweden Start 2–0 W Group stage
17
2019-06-24[81] Reims, France  Spain Start 2–1 W Round of 16
18
2019-06-28[82] Paris, France  France Start 2–1 W Quarter-final
19
2019-07-02[83] Décines-Charpieu, France  England {{{4}}}.

off 87' (on Krieger)

2–1 W Semi-final
20
2019-07-07[84]  Netherlands {{{4}}}.

off 46' (on Krieger)

2–0 W Final
2020 Women's Olympic Football Tournament
21
2021-07-21[85] Tokyo, Japan  Sweden Start 0–3 L Group stage
22
2021-07-27[86] Kashima, Japan  Australia Start 0–0 D Group stage
23
2021-07-30[87] Yokohama, Japan  Netherlands Start 2–2 (pso 4–2) W Quarter-final
24
2021-08-02[88] Kashima, Japan  Canada {{{4}}}.

off 80' (on Mewis)

0–1 L Semi-final
25
2021-08-05[89]  Australia Start 4–3 W Bronze medal match

Endorsements[edit]

O'Hara has appeared in multiple commercials and advertisements for Under Armour.[90] In 2015, she appeared in television commercials and promotional materials promoting chocolate milk on behalf of the National Fluid Milk Processor Promotion Board.[91]

Podcast[edit]

In July 2020, O'Hara launched a podcast with sports website Just Women's Sports.[92] Website founder Haley Rosen had asked O'Hara to join the advisory board.[93] O'Hara said that she instead asked to host their podcast because she'd "always thought hosting a podcast would be fun."[94] O'Hara says her goal is to generate "open, candid conversations" about the lives of athletes, particularly female athletes.[95]

Personal life[edit]

O'Hara was one of many out LGBT athletes to compete in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France.[96][97] During her off-season, she resides with her partner in Washington, D.C.[98]

Honors[edit]

Club[edit]

FC Gold Pride

International[edit]

Individual[edit]

See also[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Grainey, Timothy (2012), Beyond Bend It Like Beckham: The Global Phenomenon of Women's Soccer, University of Nebraska Press, ISBN 0803240368
  • Killion, Ann (2018), Champions of Women's Soccer, Penguin, ISBN 9780399549021
  • Lisi, Clemente A. (2010), The U.S. Women's Soccer Team: An American Success Story, Scarecrow Press, ISBN 0810874164
  • Lloyd, Carli and Wayne Coffey (2016), When Nobody was Watching: My Hard-fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 9780544814622
  • Murray, Caitlin (2019), The National Team: The Inside Story of the Women Who Changed Soccer, Abrams, ISBN 9781683355274
  • Stevens, Dakota (2011), A Look at the Women's Professional Soccer Including the Soccer Associations, Teams, Players, Awards, and More, BiblioBazaar, ISBN 1241047464

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