Nikki Washington
26
Midfielder
  • Houston Dash
  • 5' 4"
  • 08-01-1988
  • Mesquite, TX
  • North Carolina

 

Acquired via trade with Portland Thorns FC at 2014 NWSL College Draft

2013 NWSL: Recorded one goal and two assists in a 11 appearances (10 starts) during the season ... Was placed on the disabled list on July 31 due to a knee injury ... Recorded the first assist for Thorns FC at JELD-WEN Field, delivering a free kick to Marian Dougherty in the 45th minute of a 2-1 win against Seattle Reign FC on April 21 in the home opener ... Scored her first career NWSL goal in the 51st minute of a 2-1 road win at Washington on May 4 ... Earned her second assist of the season on May 12 in a 2-0 road win at Chicago

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 2012: Scored three goals in five games for Australian W-League side Canberra United … Made 11 appearances (10 starts) for the Pali Blues of the USL W-League, helping the team finish the regular season undefeated … 2011: Signed with Boston Breakers (WPS) and appeared in five matches before being traded to magicJack in June 2011 … Played in 14 games (9 starts) for magicJack following the trade … 2010: Drafted fifth overall by the Los Angeles Sol in the 2010 WPS Draft … The Los Angeles club ceased operations two weeks later and Washington was drafted sixth overall by Sky Blue FC in the dispersal draft on Feb. 4, 2010 … Could not come to contractual terms with Sky Blue FC and was traded to St. Louis Athletica in May 2010 … Signed with the Chicago Red Stars following the dissolutions of St. Louis Athletica in June 2010

INTERNATIONAL: 2011: Called into U-23 Women’s National Team camp from Oct. 2-7, 2011 … 2009: Was a member of the U-23 Women’s National Team player pool … 2008: Started five matches as the U.S. U-18 Women’s National Team won the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Chile … Started and played 65 minutes in the championship match against North Korea … Appeared in four matches, scoring three goals and adding an assist as the U-20s earned second place at the CONCACAF U-20 Championship and qualified for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup … 2007: Helped the U-20 Women’s National Team to a second-place finish at the 2007 Pan American Games in Brazil

COLLEGE: Three-time NCAA National Champion at North Carolina (2006, 2008, 2009) … 17 goals, 28 assists in 73 games … 2006: Started all 28 games, three goals and nine assists … Freshman All-America … Freshman All-ACC … All-ACC Second Team … 2007: Played in 24 games (23 starts), seven goals and seven assists … ACC Tournament MVP and All-Tournament team … 2008: Played in 20 matches (14) starts, five goals and nine assists … Missed time to compete in FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup … All-ACC First Team … All-ACC Tournament team … 2009: Started eight games with two goals and three assists … Season cut short due to ACL injury

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Spent first two years at Greenhill School in Addison, Texas before moving to Spring Creek Academy in Plano … 2003 Dallas Area Freshman of the Year … All-Conference team in 2003 and 2004 … 2005 PARADE All-American

PERSONAL: Full name is Madeline Nicole Washington … Named after her grandmother … Has two brothers and a sister