Dash

Teresa Noyola
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Midfielder
  • Houston Dash
  • 5' 3"
  • 04-15-1990
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Stanford

 

Mexico national team attacking midfielder allocated to the Dash on Jan. 3, 2014. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Member of Mexico women’s national team
  • As 21-year-old, appeared in two games at 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup
  • Helped U.S. win 2010 CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship
  • 2011 MAC Hermann Trophy Award winner and three-time NSCAA All-American at Stanford

PRONUNCIATION: NOY-oh-lah

2013 NWSL: Appeared in 18 games (nine starts) and tallied one goal and one assist with FC Kansas City and Seattle Reign FC … Traded from Seattle to Kansas City on July 1, 2013

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 2012-13: Appeared in 16 games and scored three goals for ADO Den Haag in the Netherlands

INTERNATIONAL: Seven caps with Mexico women’s national team and former member of U.S. women’s youth national teams, including U-20s … 2012: Member of Mexican squad that reached semifinals of CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament for 2012 Summer Olympics … 2011: Appeared in two games for Mexico at 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany, entering as substitute in group stage games vs. England and Japan …  2010: Made debut for Mexico national team vs. the Netherlands on Dec. 15, 2010 (Age 20) … Appeared in all five games (three starts) and had two goals and one assist to help U.S. win 2010 CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championships to gain berth in 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup … Scored against Jamaica and tallied a decisive goal - a 23-yard free kick from the top of the box over the wall and inside the left post – in 2-1 semifinal victory over Costa Rica that qualified U.S. for U-20 FIFA World Cup … Played in 16 total matches for the U.S. leading into the U-20 Women’s World Cup … 2005-2009: Part of U.S. women’s youth national team program at the U-16, U-17, U-18, and U-20 levels.

COLLEGE: Winner of 2011 MAC Hermann Trophy Award as college soccer’s women's player of the year … Three-time NSCAA first-team All-American … Went   95-4-4 in four seasons at Stanford University, including 53-0-1 mark in home games … Scored 31 goals in 102 career games and is tied for second on Stanford's all-time assists list, with 40 … Reached the NCAA College Cup four times, including three consecutive NCAA national finals … Led Cardinal to first national championship with winning goal in 2012 national final …  2011: Winner of Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy as the top player in women's collegiate soccer and the third consecutive Stanford player to win the award, following Christen Press (2010) and Kelley O'Hara (2009) … Headed in the winning goal in the national championship game for a 1-0 victory over Duke and win Stanford its first national title … NSCAA first-team All-American … Named NSCAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year to become third player in history to win the Hermann Trophy and NSCAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year in the same season … ESPY nominee for Best Female College Athlete … Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year … Lowe's Senior CLASS Award finalist … 2010: NSCAA first-team All-American for the second time … Named to All-Pac-10 first-team … Pac-10 All-Academic second team selection … Set career-highs in goals (10) and added 12 assists … 2009: Appeared in 26 matches ( 20 starts) and scored six goals and added three assists ... Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 third team ... Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention choice ... Named to the Hermann Trophy watch list … 2008: Named to NSCAA All-American first team … one of two freshmen, along with teammate Lindsay Taylor, selected for the NSCAA first team … All-Pac-10 first team after totaling six goals and 10 assists in 24 games (23 starts).

PERSONAL: Full name is Teresa Noyola … Nickname is T … Earned degree in Math & Computational Science at Stanford … A 2008 graduate of Palo Alto (Calif.) High School, she received academic awards for social studies, world languages, mathematics, science, and contributions to the school ... National Merit Scholarship finalist in 2008 ... National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar in 2008 ... Gatorade National Player of the Year and California Player of the Year in 2008 … Was a drummer for the Palo Alto High orchestra and jazz ensemble … Speaks fluent Spanish ... Played club soccer for MVLA Mercury under head coach Albertin Montoya ... Favorite childhood memory: "Lunchtime sports at Escondido Elementary School." ... Dad, Pedro Noyola, was a goalkeeper on his college soccer team in Mexico ... Favorite vacation: "The beaches of Mexico of course! Vallarta, Cozumel, Huatulco." ... Current athlete I admire most: Lauren Holiday ... If not a soccer player, I would be: "A professional drummer or a computer programmer." ... Favorite concert attended: The Police ... Favorite bands: Fleetwood Mac, Linkin Park, The Police, Incubus ... Hobbies: "Listening to and playing music (drums and guitar), reading and jigsaw puzzles." ... Things I like most about Houston: "My family that lives there! Shout out to my grandparents, uncle and aunt, and two little cousins. And of course the Dash ... Nickname: T ... Something people may not know about me: Went to high school with Jeremy Lin of the Houston Rockets and college with Houston-raised Andrew Luck.