Nina Burger
19
Forward
  • Houston Dash
  • 5' 7"
  •  12-27-1987
  • Tulln an der Donau, Austria
 

Austrian national team forward signed by the Dash as a discovery player on April 30, 2014

2014 NWSL: Has appeared in 10 games (10 starts, 2 goals, 1 assist) since signing with the Dash on 4/30…Scored game winning goal in 2-1 victory over Western New York Flash off a cross by Stephanie Ochs on 5/31…Scored first NWSL goal at Washington Spirit on 5/26… Assisted Jordan Jackson’s goal at FC Kansas City on 5/18

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Played for SV Neulengbach in ÖFB Fraunliga from 2005-14 … Scored 226 in her nine seasons with the club, crowned top goalscorer six times … League champion from 2005-13 … Cup champion from 2005-12 … Played in UEFA Women's Champions League/Women's Cup from 2005-14, scoring 39 goals in 41 games … Scored six goals in 2013-14 competition, falling to Tyresö FF and Dash teammates Whitney Engen and Megan Klingenberg in quarterfinals … Played for SV Langenrohr from 2001-05

INTERNATIONAL: Austrian international (58 caps) … All-time leading goalscorer for Austria with 32 goals … Second-most capped woman all-time for Austria (Sonja Spieler, 62)

PERSONAL: Graduated from the police academy and worked as a police officer in Vienna … Cites FC Barcelona as her favorite team and David Villa as her favorite player