Sinead Farrelly - Midfielder

Name: Sinead Farrelly
Pronunciation: Shih-NADE
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5-5
Jersey number: 7
Date of birth: Nov. 16, 1989
Age: 26
Hometown: Havertown, Pa.
Citizenship: USA
College: University of Virginia
Last club: Portland Thorns FC
How acquired: Acquired via Trade with Portland Thorns FC on Oct. 26, 2015
Follow on Twitter: @lord__shin
 
Professional: In 2015, started all 19 matches she appeared in for Portland Thorns FC, logging 1,652 minutes (ranked third on the team) ... Tallied two goals and two assists ... Her 27 fouls suffered was second most on the team ... Named NWSL Player of the Week in Week 12 after scoring the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory July 3 against Sky Blue FC ...  2014: In her first season with Portland, started 16 of the 17 matches she appeard in ... Played 1,303 minutes ... 2013: Played for FC Kansas City in the NWSL ... Appeared in 16 games (10 starts) and scored one goal for the Blues in 913 minutes ... Her goal came on April 26, 2013, a 2-0 win at home against Seattle Reign FC. The goal held up to be the game-winner ... Loaned to Cypriot club Apollon Limassol following the NWSL season ... With Apollon, scored one goal in two matches. It came in a UEFA Women's Champions League match against Austrian club SV Neulengbach, a 1-1 draw on Oct. 16, 2013 ...  2012: Member of the New York Fury of the Women's Premier Soccer League Elite ... Played for Apollon Limassol following the season ... Competed in the UEFA Women's Champions League with Apollon and scored six goals in five matches, including three in a 21-0 win over Albanian side K.F. Ada on Aug. 13, 2012 ... 2011: Played for the Philadelphia Independence of Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) ... The No. 2 overall pick in the 2011 WPS Draft by the Independence, she scored one goal in 14 games during her rookie season with Philadelphia ... Started 13 of the 14 matches she appeared in ... First goal of her WPS career came on July 9, 2011 at home against the Western New York, which ended up being the game-winning goal and solidified a first-place standing for the Independence in mid-July ... Made her professional debut on May 29, 2011, a 2-1 loss against Western New York.
 
College: Graduated from the University of Virginia in 2011 ... Earned first team All-ACC honors four times and was named the ACC Offensive Player of the year in 2010, her senior season ... Also named NSCAA First-Team All-American in 2010 ... Her 90 games started ranks her second to Becky Sauerbrunn in school history ... Ranks eighth in school history with 84 points scored in her career and eighth for most in a season with 31, which she tallied in 2010 ... Tied for first on the team in scoring as a senior with 12 goals and finished second on the team with seven assists and five game-winning goals ... In 2009 as a junior, started all 22 games ... Led the Cavaliers in scoring with eight goals and eight assists (24 pts) ... Second Team NSCAA All-America selection ... MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist ... 2008: Started all 23 games ... Ranked third on the team in scoring with five goals and three assists ... ACC All-Tournament Team ... First Team All-ACC ... NSCAA and Soccer Buzz All Mid-Atlantic Region ... 2007: Started all 23 games ... Ranked third on the team with five goals (three game-winners) and four assists ... First Team All-ACC, Second Team NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic ... Top Drawer Soccer Co-National Rookie of the Year.

International: Played for the U.S. U-15, U-16, U-17, U-20, and U-23 National Teams ... On Jan. 31, 2011, was called up to her first senior national team camp by then head coach Pia Sundhage.

Scholastic/club: Played club for Spirit Unite Gales in Downingtown, Pa.

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