Huffman with Western New York Flash, July 2013
|Full name||Sarah Huffman|
|Date of birth||March 5, 1984|
|Place of birth||Danbury, Connecticut, United States|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
|2007–2008||Washington Freedom Reserves||17||(2)|
|2013||Western New York Flash||14||(0)|
|2000–2002||United States U-19|
|2003–2007||United States U-21|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 23, 2014|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of July 13, 2010
University of Virginia
Huffman attended the University of Virginia. A four-year starter, she is one of the top players in the school's history. She was a two-time NSCAA All-American, a two-time Soccer America MVP, and a three-time first team All-ACC selection.
In 2004, she was named the ACC Defensive Player of the Year and was also Co-MVP of the ACC Tournament as the Cavaliers won the first conference championship in school history. She was named Virginia State Player of the Year and was a finalist for Soccer Buzz National Player of the Year.
As a senior in 2005, she was named Soccer Buzz All-American, Soccer America MVP, and NSCAA All-American.
In 2009, Huffman was the number one pick in Round 1 of the 2008 WPS General Draft and signed with the Washington Freedom in Women's Professional Soccer. Under new ownership, the team moved to Florida and was renamed magicJack (WPS).
In 2013, Huffman signed with the Western New York Flash.
April 5, 2014 Huffman was traded with a player to be named later to the Portland Thorns for Courtney Wetzel, Kathryn Williamson, and a first-round pick in the 2015 NWSL College Draft. That pick later became Jaelene Hinkle. Huffman had earlier decided to live in Portland in the house she bought with her spouse Abby Wambach, who will play 2014 with Western New York Flash. April 7, 2014, Portland Thorns revealed that the player to be named later was Verónica Boquete.
November 18, 2014 Huffman announced her retirement from professional soccer.
Huffman was a member of the U-16, U-17, U-19, U-21, and U-23 United States women's national soccer teams. She helped her team win the 2002 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship and won the Nordic Cup with the U-21s in 2004, 2005, and 2007.
Huffman resides in Portland, Oregon. Her nickname is "Huffy." Huffman came out as bisexual in a statement on the Athlete Ally website supporting equality in sports. On October 5, 2013, she married her longtime girlfriend, Abby Wambach, in Hawaii. In September 2016, in a new autobiography, Wambach announced that she and Huffman are divorcing. Their divorce was finalized in 2016.
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