(Oct. 11, 2014) - The Boston Breakers announced that midfielder Kristie Mewis will play for the Japanese club Iga FC Kunoichi during the 2014-2015 offseason.
Mewis, 23, appeared in 17 matches,15 starts and tallied three goals with two assists during the 2014 NWSL season.
The Hanson, Mass. native was acquired by the Breakers on Nov. 18, 2013 via trade with Seattle Reign FC that sent Sydney Leroux to Seattle. In 2012 with FC Kansas City, Mewis started all 20 games she appeared in scored one goal in 1,784 minutes. Mewis was the No. 3 overall pick in the inaugural 2013 NWSL Draft.
Mewis will return to the Breakers before the start of the 2015 NWSL season.