Name: Ashley Phillips
Jersey number: 24
Date of birth: Feb. 21, 1986
Hometown: Beverly, Mass.
College: Clemson University
Last club: Boston Breakers (WPS)
How acquired: Signed as a Discovery Player in April 2013
In WPS: Joined the Breakers in 2009 as a developmental player ... Made debut on April 11, 2010, against the Washington Freedom ... Started eight of nine games she played in during 2010 season ... Logged 781 minutes ... Registered a 1-4-4 record with two shutouts and a 1.15 goals against average.
Club: Played for Boston Aztec of the Women’s Premier Soccer League (2009) ... Was the starting keeper, earning seven shutouts in 10 games. The Aztecs had an undefeated regular season 9-0-1 ... Spent six years playing for the Boston Renegades (2002-2006) of the USL W-League ... Earned the most minutes in the league in 2004 with 1,171 ... Played for the Atlanta Silverbacks (2008) where she went undefeated during the regular season, recording five shutouts in six games.
International: Played with the U.S. Women’s National U-16, U-17, U-19, U-21, and U23 teams ... Competed against some of the top teams in the world, including Mexico, Scotland, Germany, and England.
College: As a four-year starting goalkeeper at Clemson University in South Carolina (from 2004-2007), played in the competitive Atlantic Coast Conference ... Holds school record for most career saves (326), including a single-season high of 119 in 2006, the same year she was named third-team NSCAA All-America ... Three-time All-Southeast region pick and three-time All-ACC selection, including first-team All-ACC in 2007 ... Finished career with a 1.09 goals against average and 22 shutouts ... Helped lead the Tigers to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship in 2006 ... Graduated from Clemson with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology in December 2008.
Scholastic/club: Attended Bishop Fenwick High School in Peabody ... Was the starting keeper at Fenwick in the Division 2 North semifinal and scored a goal off a corner kick in the last two minutes to tie the game, one in which Fenwick won in overtime ... Later transferred to Milton Academy ... Earned several All-America Team awards during high school, including the 2003 Gatorade Massachusetts High School Player of the Year ... Played for Peabody Youth Soccer and on its travel team, as well as the club teams Northeast Futbol and the Spirit of Massachusetts ... Selected for Mass Youth Soccer ODP, Regional, and District teams.