U.S. Soccer
Jordan Canniff
U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team

Jordan Canniff

Forward Caps/Goals -
  • Date of Birth

  • Height

    5-1

  • Hometown

    California, Md.

  • Club

    Richmond United

U.S. National Teams: A member of the U.S. team at the 2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Grenada, she played in three matches, starting two, in helping the USA to the regional title and a berth to the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup … Scored one goal in CONCACAF qualifying, tallying against Canada in the 5-0 semifinal match victory … Has nine U-17 caps heading into the World Cup, all earned in 2016 while playing 397 minutes with four starts.

College / High School: The high school freshman has not committed to a college … Attends Great Mills High School in Great Mills, Maryland.

Club: Has played from U-14 to present for Richmond United … Played U-13s for Maryland United … Played U-11 and U-12 for Waldorf Orange and played U-6 through U-10 for First Coast Academy …Starting playing at age four with SMYS.

Personal: Full name is Jordan Elizabeth Canniff … Nicknames are J or JC … Enjoys drawing, walking her dogs and hanging out with her baby niece … Dad attended the Naval Academy and was a helicopter pilot … Dad is still active Navy … Three words that describe her off the field: “quiet, responsible and caring” … Three words that describe her on the field: “determined, fearless, creative” … Best present she ever received was a necklace from her grandma … Her motto is: “train how you want to play” … Her favorite class is English … her craziest ambition is to meet Lionel Messi … Her dream job would be to play for the USWNT …Her favorite snack is fruit … Loves pizza, but you won’t catch her eating seafood … Her favorite women’s player is Morgan Brian and her favorite men’s player is Lionel Messi … Says the best part about being a soccer player is “being with my team and representing my country” … Lists her greatest soccer moment was as scoring her first international goal, against Canada in World Cup qualifying … Has two German Shepherds named Bear and Snickers, and Husky/Golden Retriever mix named Fluffy … Favorite TV show is The Walking Dead … Favorite desert is chocolate cake.

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