Loyden has developed into a solid professional with an excellent training ethic after a stellar college career at Villanova. She recovered from a badly broken hand suffered last January to win the third goalkeeper spot on the World Cup roster where she will back-up the last two WPS Goalkeepers of the Year. Aggressive and brave in the penalty box, she earned her first and thus far only cap for the USA in a win against China in October of 2010.
Women's National Team
Goalkeeper Caps/Goals -
Date of Birth
Sky Blue FC
2012: Played in two matches as a sub, against Costa Rica and Ireland, both on the Fan Tribute Tour after the Olympics … Was the alternate goalkeeper on the 2012 Olympic Team and traveled to the U.K. with the squad … 2011: Earned a spot on her first world championship roster, making the Women’s World Cup team as the third goalkeeper … Played in one match, earning her second career cap as a substitute against Canada in a post-WWC match in September in Portland, Ore. … 2010: Worked her way into the goalkeeping picture for the USA in 2010, getting her first career call-up in January … She had never previously been in with any of the USA’s youth national teams … Earned her first career cap in a 2-1 victory against China on Oct. 2, 2010, in Kennesaw, Ga., … First Appearance: Oct. 2, 2010, vs. China … First Shutout: None.
Allocated to Sky Blue FC in her home state of New Jersey for the 2013 NWSL season … 2011: Signed with magicJack for the 2011 WPS season and started in eight regular season matches while helping the club to the WPS playoffs … Went 4-3-1 with four shutouts and a 1.13 GAA … Also started both playoff games for the club … 2010: Was the starting goalkeeper for the Chicago Red Stars, playing in 23 matches while making 72 saves and compiling a 1.17 GAA … Compiled a record of 6-11-6 with six shutouts … Named as a WPS All-Star Game reserve … Played on loan with Central Coast Mariners in Australia’s W-League in 2010 … 2009: Drafted in the sixth round (37th overall) and was the backup goalkeeper on St. Louis Athletica in the inaugural WPS season of 2009 … Debuted for St. Louis on May 23 in Chicago, posting six saves in a 2-0 win and was named WPS Player of the Week … Started three games for Athletica during her time in St. Louis, compiling a record of 2-1-0 while allowing just one goal in three starts … Club: Member of the Mount Laurel Shockwaves and also played for the Ocean Shooting Stars club team ... Helped lead the Stars to the Raleigh Shootout championship ... The team also captured a Region I Premier League championship in 2001 and advanced to the finals in 2002.