Lindsay Elston

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Lindsay Elston
Lindsay Elston 062817.jpg
Elston, July 2017
Personal information
Full name Lindsay Christina Elston
Date of birth (1992-04-30) April 30, 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth McMurray, Pennsylvania, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Position(s) Midfielder
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Washington Huskies
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012 Seattle Sounders
2014 Houston Dash 5 (0)
2014–2015 FC Metz 5 (1)
2016–2017 Seattle Reign FC 27 (1)
National team
2011 United States U20
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Lindsay Elston (born April 30, 1992) is an American soccer midfielder who played for FC Metz, the Houston Dash, and the Seattle Reign FC. She has represented the United States on the under-18 and under-20 national soccer teams.[1] She announced her retirement in September 2017.[2]

Early life[edit]

Elston was born McMurray, Pennsylvania to parents Ann Louise and Cassius Elston. She attended Eastlake High School in Sammamish, Washington.[3] In 2010, she was named the 2009–2010 Gatorade Washington Girls Soccer Player of the year [4]

Elston played club soccer for Crossfire Premier.[5]

University of Washington, 2010–2013[edit]

Elston played for the Washington Huskies from 2010 through 2013.[6][7] In September 2012, she was named Pac-12 Player of the Week.[8]

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Seattle Sounders Women, 2012[edit]

Elston played for the Seattle Sounders Women in 2012.[9][10]

Houston Dash, 2014[edit]

Elston was signed as a free agent by the Houston Dash for the 2014 season.[11] She made her debut for the club during the season opener against the Portland Thorns FC.[12] Elston made a total of five appearances for the club before she was waived to make room on the 20-player roster for forward Melissa Henderson. Elston had missed remarkable time with the club due to an ankle injury.[13]

FC Metz, 2014–2015[edit]

Elston signed with French first division club FC Metz for the 2014–2015 season. In June 2015, she helped the club win the Lorraine Cup after defeating ESAP Metz 4–0.[14]

Seattle Reign FC, 2016–2017[edit]

In April 2016, Elston signed with Seattle Reign FC for the 2016 National Women's Soccer League season.[15][16] She announced her retirement on September 5, 2017[2] after being traded to the Boston Breakers.

International[edit]

Elston has represented the United States as a member of the U-18 and U-20 soccer teams [17][18][19][20]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lindsay Elston player profile". US Soccer. Archived from the original on March 13, 2013. Retrieved January 10, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Lindsay Elston announces her retirement". Sounder At Heart. Retrieved October 4, 2017.
  3. ^ "Lindsay Elston player profile". University of Washington. Archived from the original on June 30, 2013. Retrieved January 10, 2013.
  4. ^ "Eastlake's Lindsay Elston named Gatorade Girls Soccer POY". Seattle Times. Retrieved July 22, 2012.
  5. ^ "Crossfire '91 core group wraps up stellar eight-year run". Issaquah Reporter. August 14, 2009. Archived from the original on May 8, 2016. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
  6. ^ "Women's Soccer Signs Eight In-State Stars To Letters Of Intent". University of Washington. Archived from the original on January 24, 2013. Retrieved July 22, 2012.
  7. ^ "Lindsay Elston profile". University of Washington. Archived from the original on January 31, 2012. Retrieved July 22, 2012.
  8. ^ "UW's Elston and OSU's Prudhomme named Pac-12 women's soccer players of the week". Pac-12 Conference. Retrieved January 10, 2013.
  9. ^ "Sounders Sign Four from National Teams". Seattle Sounders Women. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
  10. ^ "Lindsay Elston player profile". Sounders Women. Retrieved January 10, 2013.
  11. ^ "Houston Dash sign four players ahead of season opener". Houston Dash. Retrieved July 5, 2014.
  12. ^ "Lindsay Elston". Soccer Way. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
  13. ^ Kaiser, Hal (July 9, 2014). "Houston Dash Acquire Melissa Henderson". Orange in the Oven. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
  14. ^ "LE FC METZ REMPORTE LA COUPE DE LORRAINE FÉMININE". FC Metz. June 3, 2015. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
  15. ^ "Reign Update Preseason Roster - Pickett, Elston Signed". Sounder at Heart. April 11, 2016. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
  16. ^ "Reign Close Out Preseason With 4-1 Win Over UW". Sounder at Heart. April 9, 2016. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
  17. ^ "Lindsay Elston makes US U18 Women's National Team roster". Crossfire Premier. Archived from the original on December 8, 2015. Retrieved July 22, 2012.
  18. ^ "Linsday Elston profile". US Soccer. Archived from the original on July 21, 2012. Retrieved July 22, 2012.
  19. ^ "Lindsay Elston starts three games with the U.S. U20 National Team". Crossfire Premier. Archived from the original on October 6, 2011. Retrieved July 22, 2012.
  20. ^ "Lindsay Elston Reflects On National Team Experience". University of Washington. Retrieved July 22, 2012.

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