Name: Kyah Simon
Jersey number: 17
Date of birth: June 25, 1991
Hometown: Quakers Hills, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Last club: Sydney FC
How acquired: Signed as a discovery player on June 30, 2015
With Boston Breakers: In 2013, started 11 of the 17 games she appeared in ... Scored 3 goals and notched 3 assists ... One of 10 Breakers to play more than 1,000 as she logged 1,068 minutes ... Loaned to Western Sydney Wanderers of the Australian W-League following the conclusion of the 2013 NWSL season, however she suffered a torn ACL and will miss the entire 2014 NWSL season ... Debuted for the Breakers in April 2012 in WPSL Elite ... Finished as the team’s leading scorer with 12 goals and 26 points. Those numbers also ranked her second in the league in both categories ... Finished with 2 assists ... logged 1,052 minutes.
With Sydney FC: Grand final winner in 2012/13 with Sydney FC, her third Grand Final appearance in five years in Westfield W-League ... Reached the Westfield W-League semifinals in 2011/12 ... Joined Sydney FC in 2009/2010 after spending a season with the Central Coast Mariners ... Won the Golden Boot award for top goal scorer in the 2010/11 W-League season after scoring 11 goals in 12 games ... Earned Player of the Year award ... Named Young Player of the Year and the Players Player of the Year (2010/11). Grand final winner in 2010 and Grand Final runner-up in 2011.
With Central Coast Mariners: Made W-League debut in 2008/2009 with the Central Coast Mariners ... Played in nine games.
With the Australian Women’s National Team: Has 31 caps and seven goals for "The Matildas" ... led the Australian Women’s National Team to its second straight appearance in the quarterfinals at the FIFA World Cup Canada 2015. Throughout the 2015 Women’s World Cup, scored three goals, including two in a 2-0 win over Nigeria in the group stage ... Scored the game-winner in a 1-0 victory over Brazil on June 21, 2015 to open the knockout round ... Helped lead Australia into the knockout stage of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany ... Scored two goals in a 2-1 win over Norway, which sent Australia to the quarterfinals ... Was the first ever Indigenous Australian (male or female) to score a goal in a World Cup tournament ... Made her National Team debut in August 2007, at the age of 16, against Hong Kong ... Scored her first goal with Australia in a win over Brazil in the 2008 Peace Cup ... Scored the winning penalty for Australia to win the 2010 Asian Cup.