Sydney Miramontez

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Sydney Miramontez
Personal information
Full name Sydney Miramontez
Date of birth (1994-10-11) October 11, 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Lenexa, Kansas, United States
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Utah Royals FC
Number 17
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 Nebraska Cornhuskers 75 (6)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017 GSI Pride 3 (0)
2017 FC Kansas City 5 (0)
2018– Utah Royals FC 10 (0)
2018–2019Western Sydney Wanderers (loan) 10 (0)
National team
2017 United States U23
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 7, 2018

Sydney Miramontez (born October 11, 1994) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Utah Royals FC of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) as a defender, and currently on loan to Australian club Western Sydney Wanderers for the 2018–19 W-League season.

She previously played for the University of Nebraska and the GSI Pride of the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL).

Early life[edit]

Miramontez grew up in Lenexa, Kansas and first played youth soccer for Andy Barney and the Kansas City Legends. At age 12 Sydney joined the KCFC Heat and played for Gags Pritchard then Blue Valley under FC Kansas City head coach Vlatko Andonovski. With the KCFC Heat she won three Kansas State Cup titles.[1] Miramontez attended Shawnee Mission West High School, where she scored 52 goals and 52 assists in four years, and still holds the school record for career goals, career assists and single-season assists.[2]

College career[edit]

Nebraska Cornhuskers, 2013–2016[edit]

Miramontez attended the University of Nebraska where she played for the Cornhuskers from 2013 to 2016. She started 48 of 75 appearances and scored six goals and 14 assists. As a senior, she led the Cornhuskers in assists and earned second-team All-Big Ten accolades. She also achieved third-team NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region and Big Ten All-Tournament Team status.[3]

Club career[edit]

FC Kansas City, 2017[edit]

On August 2, 2017, Miramontez was signed by FC Kansas City after a successful spell training and playing with the GSI Pride.[4] She made her debut in a 2–2 draw at the Boston Breakers on August 4.[5]

Utah Royals FC, 2018–[edit]

After FC Kansas City ceased operations following the 2017 season, Miramontez was officially added to the roster of the Utah Royals FC on February 8, 2018.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sydney Miramontez Bio". Huskers.com. Retrieved August 18, 2017.
  2. ^ "FC Kansas City Signs Sydney Miramontez". FC KANSAS CITY. Retrieved August 18, 2017.
  3. ^ "Miramontez Signs with FC Kansas City". Huskers.com. Retrieved August 18, 2017.
  4. ^ "SYDNEY MIRAMONTEZ". FC KANSAS CITY. Retrieved August 18, 2017.
  5. ^ "Boston Breakers vs. Kansas City – 5 August 2017 – Soccerway". us.soccerway.com. Retrieved August 18, 2017.
  6. ^ "Utah Royals FC officially welcomes five additions to 2018 NWSL roster". February 8, 2018. Retrieved July 3, 2018.

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