Becky Edwards
14
Midfielder
  • Houston Dash
  • 5' 7"
  • 05-22-1988
  • Downingtown, PA
  • Florida State

 

Selected by the Houston Dash in the 2014 NWSL Expansion Draft from Portland Thorns FC.

2014 NWSL: Has appeared in 16 games (16 starts, 2 assists)...Assisted Ella Masar’s goal in 3-0 victory at Western New York Flash on 5/31… Assisted Ella Masar’s goal vs. Chicago Red Stars on 5/23

2013 NWSL: Started and played the full 90 minutes in each of the team's first 10 matches before sustaining a season-ending ACL tear in her left knee during training on June 13 ... Named the 2013 Community Player of the Year for her community service in the Portland area ... Wore the captain's armband on June 1 against the Chicago Red Stars.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Selected as the 12th overall pick in the 2010 WPS Draft by FC Gold Pride … Made 25 appearances (21 starts) as a rookie for FC Gold Pride, helping lead the team to a WPS championship … Won her second WPS championship in 2011, appearing in 19 matches and scoring three goals for the Western New York Flash … Signed a short-term deal with Swedish side Hammarby IF for the end of the 2011 season … Signed with Kristianstads DFF of the Swedish Damallsvenskan for 2012 season and recorded two goals in 18 matches (17 starts)

INTERNATIONAL: Edwards was named to her first U.S. Women’s National Team training camp roster in November 2011 … Did not feature for the national team in its friendly against Sweden on Nov. 19, 2011 … Youth National Teams: Captained the United States U-20 Women’s National Team to a first place finish at the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Chile … Appeared in six matches (5 starts) during the tournament … Played for the U-23 Women’s National Team in 2011, helping the side win the championship of the Four Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain … Began her career with the U-17 Women’s National Team in 2005

COLLEGE: A two-time NSCAA First-Team All-American at Florida State University, Edwards captained the Seminoles and was named a semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy in 2009 … Finished her collegiate career fifth all-time at FSU in career starts (89) and tied for third in all-time appearances (95) … Became just the second player in school history to record a hat trick on opening day, scoring three times in FSU's 7-0 win over Jacksonville on Aug. 21, 2009

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Attended Downington West HS … Two-time team MVP in both soccer and basketball … Led team to 3A State Championship in 2004 … 2006 NSCAA Youth All-American … Played club for West Chester Predators … EPYSA State Champions in 2004, 2005 and 2006

PERSONAL: Majored in Marketing at Florida State