Larissa Crummer

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Larissa Crummer
Larissa Crummer December 2015 Brisbane Roar FC vs Melbourne City FC 1546 (cropped).jpg
Crummer playing for Melbourne City in 2015
Personal information
Full name Larissa Rose Crummer
Date of birth (1996-01-10) 10 January 1996 (age 21)
Place of birth Nambour, Queensland, Australia
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Seattle Reign FC
Number 18
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Sydney FC 13 (0)
2013–2015 Brisbane Roar 24 (1)
2015–2017 Melbourne City 15 (11)
2017– Seattle Reign FC
National team
2013– Australia U-20 6 (1)
2015– Australia 13 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 March 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 April 2017

Larissa Rose Crummer (born 10 January 1996) is an Australian international soccer player who currently plays for Seattle Reign FC in the National Women's Soccer League and the Australia women's national soccer team, also known as the Matildas.[2] She previously played for W-League clubs Melbourne City, Brisbane Roar and Sydney FC.[3]

Early life[edit]

Raised in Tewantin, Queensland a suburb located in Australia's Sunshine Coast Region, Crummer began playing soccer at the age of 5.[4]

Crummer scored 12 goals at the national titles in 2011[5] and was a member of the Brisbane Premier League-winning team Peninsula Power FC the same year.[5] She was a student at the Kawana Waters State College Football School of Excellence.[6]

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Crummer (left) playing for Brisbane Roar in 2014

Sydney FC[edit]

At the age of 16, Crummer made her professional debut for Sydney FC during the 2012–13 season helping the team win the league championship playing primarily as a defender.[5]

Brisbane Roar FC[edit]

The following season she returned to Queensland to play for Brisbane Roar for the 2013–14 season.[7] She made 13 appearances for the club and scored one goal.[8] The Roar finished fourth during the regular season with a 7–3–2 record.[8] The team advanced to the semi-finals where they defeated Canberra United 2–1[9] but were defeated 2–0 by Melbourne Victory in the Grand Final.[10]

Crummer returned to the Roar for the 2014 season and made ten appearances for the club.[8] The team finished in sixth place during the regular season.[8]

Melbourne City FC[edit]

In September 2015, Crummer signed with Melbourne City.[2] During the team's first match of the season against Sydney FC, she scored the team's first-ever goal in the 11th minute and followed with another in the last six minutes of the first half for a 6–0 win.[11] On 21 November, she scored a brace to help defeat her former team Brisbane Roar 4–0.[12] On 6 December, she scored a brace against Melbourne Victory contributing to City's 4–0 win over the rival team and extending City's regular season record to 8–0–0.[13]

In May 2016 Crummer signed on loan at Victorian NPLW club Alamein FC. She returned to Melbourne City for the 2016-17 W-League campaign, but after making only three appearances her season was cut short by a foot injury in January 2017.[14]

Seattle Reign FC[edit]

In January 2017, Crummer signed with Seattle Reign FC, effective upon the conclusion of the 2016–17 W-League season.[15]

International[edit]

At the age of 14, Crummer was called up to the Young Matildas.[6] She made her debut for the Matildas and scored her first international goal against the Netherlands in March 2015.[16] The same year, she was the youngest player on the team at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada where she made two appearances for Australia.[17][18]

Crummer was again called in to the Matildas for the 2016 AFC Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament, but she suffered a knee injury during a training match prior to the competition and was replaced on the squad by Ashleigh Sykes.[19] She recovered in time to be named to the Matildas' Olympic squad,[20] where she made two appearances as a substitute.

Career statistics[edit]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Australia's goal tally first.

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 4 March 2015 GSZ Stadium, Larnaca, Cyprus  Netherlands 1–0 1–0 2015 Cyprus Cup
2 23 July 2016 Estádio Presidente Vargas, Fortaleza, Brazil  Brazil 1–0 1–3 Friendly

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Sydney FC
Melbourne City

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "City Announces Four New W-League Signings". 4 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Larissa Crummer". Football Australia. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  4. ^ Ogle, Jolene. "Larissa wants to be a Matilda". Noosa Today. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c Roberts, Matt (19 May 2015). "Tewantin's Crummer confident for FIFA World Cup". Sunshine Coast Daily. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "Larissa keeps striking gold". Noosa News. 9 September 2011. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  7. ^ "Brisbane Roar name their Season 6 W-League squad". The Women's Game. 24 September 2013. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  8. ^ a b c d "Larissa Crummer". Soccer Way. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  9. ^ "Brisbane upset Canberra to book place in W-League Grand Final". Brisbane Roar. 15 February 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  10. ^ "Victory crowned champions in stunning fashion". Back of the Net. 24 February 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  11. ^ "Melbourne City thumps Sydney FC 6–0 to underline W-League favouritism". ABC. 18 October 2015. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  12. ^ "Melbourne City continues perfect W-League start with 4–0 win over Brisbane Roar". ABC. 21 November 2015. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  13. ^ "Melbourne City continue dominance of W-League with derby win over Victory". The Guardian. 6 December 2015. Retrieved 6 December 2015. 
  14. ^ "Friday Roundup: Canada to play friendly in Germany". Equalizer Soccer. Retrieved 4 April 2017. 
  15. ^ "Reign FC Sign Australian International Larissa Crummer". Retrieved 4 April 2017. 
  16. ^ "Crummer strike secures Matildas win over the Netherlands". The World Game. 5 March 2015. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  17. ^ "Ten Women's World Cup debutants in Matildas squad, veteran Hudson back in". The Guardian. 11 May 2015. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  18. ^ "Crummer’s golden year gets even better". A-League. 18 October 2015. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  19. ^ "Crummer injured ahead of Rio qualifiers". Sunshine Coast Daily. Retrieved 4 April 2017. 
  20. ^ "Rio 2016: Matildas' Olympics squad named, led by Lisa de Vanna and Clare Polkinghorne". Australia Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 4 April 2017. 

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