Team: Boston Breakers
Hometown: Naperville, Ill.
College: Florida State
High School: Naperville Central
College: 2012: Made the move to defender playing as the Seminoles’ outside left back in 23 games during her senior campaign ... Also saw playing time as a forward and midfielder in her first three seasons ... Finished third on the team in minutes played with 2056 - the most minutes played over her four-year playing career at Florida State ... Played every minute in 21 of the 23 games she started ... Key component of the Seminole defense that set school records for shutouts (17), GAA (0.62) and fewest goals allowed in ACC play (4), while tying the program record for the fewest goals allowed in a season with 15 ... Seminole defense ranked in the top 40 nationally in shutout percentage (2nd - 0.708), GAA (12th – 0.619) and save percentage (36th – 0.839) ... Helped FSU string together nine straight shutouts – a school record and tied for the 13th longest streak in NCAA history – and a consecutive minute shutout streak that last 934:09 (school record) ... The Seminoles blanked their first eight ACC opponents en route to claiming the conference regular season title for the second time in school history ... Second game-winning assist came in the second round of the NCAA Tournament as she found Tiffany McCarty for the golden goal in double overtime to help Florida State defeat Texas Tech .. Put together a streak of three straight games with an assist – all coming in the postseason – one in the ACC Tournament semifinals against Virginia and two in the NCAA Tournament ... 2011: Received a redshirt after suffering a season ending injury during the preseason ... 2010: One of a school record seven Seminoles named to the All-ACC first or second teams ... Also one of a school record seven Seminoles named to the ACC Academic Team ... One of six Seminoles to start every game during the regular season and NCAA Tournament ... Tallied 1839 minutes on the pitch, which was the fourth most of any Seminole ... Ranked third on the team in shots (38), shots on goal (18) and goals (5) ... Finished the season fourth on the team in assists (3) ... Recorded season-highs in points (13) and goals with five ... One of her two goals against NC State went down as the game-winner her only GWG of the season ... Recorded a career-high six shots in a 4-1 win at NC State ... Tied for second on the team with six points during the ACC regular season scoring two goals and adding two assists while taking 17 shots ... 2009: Missed the first six games of the season due to injury ... Finished the season appearing in 13 matches, while making seven starts ... Tallied assists in her first three ACC games in wins over Maryland, Boston College and Miami - notched the game-winner against the Hurricanes ... Assist against Miami made her the all-time leader at FSU for assists in ACC play with her eighth - a feat performed in just 13 career ACC games ... Finished the tournament with four shots, one on goal and one assist, while playing a tournament-high 65 minutes in the finals against North Carolina ... Brought the Seminoles back from a one-goal, second-half deficit in the third round against Texas A&M... Finished the season ranked sixth in the ACC in assists per game (0.40) ... 2008: One of three Seminole freshmen named to the All-ACC Freshman Team tying a school record set twice before in 2001 and 2005 ... Appeared in 23 games making 18 starts while playing over 1,500 minutes in her first collegiate season ... One of three freshmen to play in every game...joined Tori Huster as the only two freshmen to start all 10 ACC regular season games ... Finished her freshman campaign with 10 points on two goals and six assists ... Tied for third on the team in assists and fifth in shots with 39 ... Five of her six assists came in league play, tying the single-season school record for assists during the ACC regular season with Sarah Wagenfuhr...went a stretch of recording an assist in three straight games ... Tied for third in assists (5) and assists per game (0.50) in the ACC in conference games only.
High School: 2008 PARADE All-American...two-time NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American ... Four-time Illinois state cup champion...former Chicago Tribune Toyota Athlete of the Week. ... Top rated soccer recruit in 2008 as ranked by the Chicago Sun Times ... Two-time state champion in the 800m run and a state champion in the 400m dash ... Garnered 4.0 High Honor Roll accolades since her freshman year at Naperville Central...named an Illinois State Scholar ... Named a top 25 recruit by Soccer Buzz.
Personal: Daughter of Kerrwin and LeeShelle Short ... Graduated in the fall of 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in criminology and a minor in sociology; completed her master’s degree in sport management in the fall of 2012.