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Chelsea Stewart - Defender
Name: Chelsea Stewart
Pronunication: CHELL-see STU-ert
Position: Defender
Height: 5-5
Jersey number: 17
Date of birth: April 28, 1990
Age: 24
Hometown: Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Citizenship: USA
Last club: UCLA
How acquired: Canadian Women's National Team Allocation (2014)
Follow on Twitter: @cbstewart19
 
Professional: Appeared in 10 games (seven starts) in 2014 ... Played 512 minutes ... Made her NWSL debut on May 3, 2014, in a 1-0 loss at Sky Blue FC.
 
College: In three seasons at UCLA, played 66 games (41 starts) ... Scored two career goals and had 12 career assists ... Was a member of the 2013 team that won the NCAA National Championship ... Began college career at Vanderbilt, and started 18 games as a freshman in 2009 ... Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team ... Scored three goals and tallied one assist ... Two of her goals were game-winners ... In 2010, she redshirted due to commitments with the Canadian Women's National Team ... At UCLA and Vanderbilt combined, played 84 games (59 starts), scoring five goals and tallying 13 assists.
 
International: Has more than 40 caps for Canada ... Won a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics with the senior Canadian Women's National Team ... Chosen to represent Canada at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany … Also represented Canada at the FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in Chile in 2008, scoring two goals … Prior to the U-20 World Cup, she helped Canada win a gold medal at the 2008 CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 World Championships in Puebla, Mexico … Canada defeated the U.S., 1-0, in the championship match … Named Canadian U-20 Player of the Year in 2009 … She was added to the Women’s National Team in the summer of 2008 and traveled with the team to the Beijing Olympic Games.
 
Scholastic/Club: 2007-08 NSCAA Youth All-American ... Played at Mountain Vista High School in Colorado from 2004-07 and graduated from Shattuck-St. Mary’s in Faribault, Minn. ... Selected for U14, U15, and U16 National Camps and Region IV teams ... Played for Real Colorado (2006-07) and Colorado Rush (2004-05) ... Played on the USYSA U16 National Championship team in 2006 ... Earmed NSCAA All-Region honors in 2005 and 2006.
 
Personal: Born Chelsea Blaine Stewart in Denver, Colo. … Daughter of Bill and Carla Stewart … Father played for the Canadian National Hockey Team in 1983 … Siblings are Trevor and Emily.