Full name is Stephanie Ann McCaffrey …. Majored in Finance at Boston College … Has one older brother, James, who played football at Boston College for four years as a cornerback, and one younger brother, Michael, who plays football at Holy Cross at defense back ... Feels like the McCaffrey family has been blessed with extreme lower body power … Named to the All-ACC Academic team as a junior and senior … Named to the All-ACC Honor Roll as a sophomore, junior and senior … Has two Puggles, a brown one named Simba and a black one named Boo … Huge fan of the NFL’s New England Patriots … Is an avid shopper, coffee lover and Snap Chatter … Favorite training camp activity is going to her friends’ rooms and telling jokes … Says 2016 is the first year her mom won’t do her laundry … Favorite foods are goat cheese, French fries and chocolate chip cookies … Favorite holidays are Valentine’s Day and Christmas … Loves birthdays and demands a lavish birthday celebration every year … Hopes to one day host a talk show or have her own YouTube channel.
2015: Trained with the USA during January Camp after being called up from the U-23s and then stuck for the entire camp … Next called into the U.S. Women’s National Team during the Women’s World Cup Victory Tour matches in October … Made her debut for the WNT on Oct. 21 against Brazil in Orlando, coming on as a halftime sub for Tobin Heath and then scored her first WNT goal in stoppage time to clinch the 3-1 victory … Became the 18th player in WNT history to score on her first cap … Played in three more Victory Tour games, against T&T and twice against China PR … Youth National Teams: Played for the U-23 Women's National Team in La Manga, Spain, at the Six Nations Tournament in 2015 … Has two U-23 caps after seeing action in two of the three matches, starting both ... Earned first call-up to the U-23s in 2014 and attend several training camps. First cap: Oct. 25, 2015, vs. Brazil. First goal: Oct. 25, 2015, vs. Brazil.
2015: Was selected fifth overall in the 2015 NWSL College Draft by the Chicago Red Stars before the Boston Breakers sent their No. 9 and 11 picks to Chicago in exchange for McCaffrey … Played 1,418 minutes in 19 games while starting 17 … Scored three goals, tying for second most on the team ... Also led the Breakers with three assists ... Scored her first professional goal in her first professional game… Youth Club: Played club soccer for FC Starts of Massachusetts… Helped the team clinch the state championship and earn a spot in the National Finals in 2010 … Played two seasons in the summers during college with the Boston Breakers College Academy Team (2013, 2014) in the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) ... In 2013, finished in the top three in WPSL in scoring with 16 goals ... That season, she scored two hat tricks in her first four games and led the team to the conference finals... In two seasons with the Breakers Academy College Team, she amassed 23 goals.