Kaylyn Kyle
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Midfielder
  • Houston Dash
  • 5' 7"
  •  10-06-1988
  • Saskatoon, SK
  • University of Saskatchewan

 

Canada international midfielder acquired by the Dash via trade with the Boston Breakers on April 29, 2014

2014 NWSL: Has appeared in 13 games (13 starts, 2 assists) since being acquired by the Dash via trade with the Boston Breakers on 4/29 …  Recorded second assist of the season on Marissa Diggs' equalizing goal on 7/17 vs. Washington Spirit ... Assisted Nina Burger’s goal at Washington Spirit on 5/26 … Started two games for Boston Breakers

2013 NWSL: Played 21 games (19 starts) for Seattle Reign FC, logging 1,752 minutes ... Was one of only six Reign players to tally more than 1,500 minutes ... Scored three goals on six shots on goal, including one game-winner

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Played six seasons (2007-2012) for the Vancouver Whitecaps of the USL W-League … Scored two goals in three games during the team's 2011 W-League playoffs … Made 27 appearances (21 starts) in her career … Scored four goals and tallied five assists … Played for Swedish top-flight club Pitean IF in 2009 ... Made 14 appearances (12 starts) for the Damallsvenskan club … Scored one goal in 1,069 minutes.

International: Has 79 caps, including 51 starts for the Canadian Women's National Team … Has scored five international goals for the senior team … In 2008, was recognized by the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Techincal Study Group … Made her international debut at age 14, winning a silver medal at the 2006 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship in Mexico … Represented Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Russia (2006) … Made her senior debut for Canada at age 19 on Jan. 16, 2008 … Finished first with Canada at the 2008 Cyprus Women's Cup … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2008 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship in Puebla … Represented Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Chile (2008) … Finished second with Canada at the 2009 Cyprus Women's Cup … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2010 CONCACAF championship/FIFA Women's World Cup Qualifiers … Finished first with Canada at the 2011 Cyprus Women's Cup … Represented Canada at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany … Won a gold medal with Canada at the XVI Pan American Games Guadalajara (2011) … Won a silver medal with Canada at the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament in Vancouver … Finished second with Canada at the 2012 Cyprus Women's Cup … Won an Olympic bronze medal with Canada at the 2012 London Olympics … Became the 19th women's soccer player to make her 75th appearance for Canada, which came on June 2, 2013) … Played in a career-high 56 consecutive Canada matches in 2011-14 (through March 10, 2014)

College: Attended the University of Saskatchewan, playing Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) soccer … Made 14 appearances … Scored three goals and three assists … Named Saskatchewan Soccer Association Youth Female Player of the Year in 2004, 2005, and 2006, and Senior Female Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011

Personal: Born Kaylyn McKenzie Kyle … father Doug played professional hockey in the U.S., and sister Courtnee played soccer … Began playing competitvely (as a goalkeeper) at 6 years old for Silverwood Rangers … In 2013, was one of 28 athletes featured in Sportsnet Magazine’s The Beauty of Sport