- U.S. National Team: U-23 WNT
- Position: Forward
- Date Of Birth: Aug. 23, 1990
- Height: 5-8
- Hometown: Naperville, Ill.
- Previous National Teams: U-20 WNT
- Club: Florida State
A member of the U.S. team that won the 2010 CONACAF U-20 Women’s Championships in Guatemala to earn a berth to the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup … Played in two games during the tournament, starting them both … Scored for the USA against France in a 1-1 tie in March of 2010 at the 10 Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain … Played in 17 total matches for the USA before the U-20 Women’s World Cup, including 11 internationals, about half of them off the bench … First camp with the U-20s came in January of 2009 … Participated in the U.S. U-14 GNT I.D. Camp in 2004 … Played with the U.S. U-15s in 2005, with the U.S. U-16 and U-17s in 2006, with the U.S. U-17 in 2009 and with the U.S. U-18 in 2008.
Played with the Chicago Eclipse in U-19s … Played for the Chicago Magic in U-18s and the Eclipse Select as a U-16 … From U-9 through U-16 she played for the Chicago Pizazz … Started her club career with the U-8 NSA Tigers … Won four Illinois club state titles, three with the Chicago Pizazz and one with the Eclipse … Also won a Regional title with the Eclipse and was runner up at Nationals in 2009, where she won the Golden Boot as the top scorer ... Also played with the Chicago Red Eleven of the W-League during the summer of 2009.
Played in just 13 games due to injuries as a sophomore in 2009, starting seven … Had five assists … As a freshman, she was named to the All-ACC Freshman Team and was a Soccer America Second-Team Freshman All-American ... Appeared in 23 games making 18 starts while playing over 1,500 minutes ... Started all 10 ACC regular season games and finished her freshman campaign with two goals and six assists ... Finished the season starting 18 consecutive games … Started all four games in the Seminoles' postseason run to the NCAA Quarterfinals … Attended Naperville Central High School where she was a Parade All-American and a two-time NSCAA All-American … Her soccer jersey and track uniform were retired at Naperville Central.
Full name is Casey Marie Short … Majoring in criminology … Member of the Dean's List (Fall 2008 and Spring 2009) and was on the ACC Academic Honor Roll (2008-09) … Nickname is Shorty, which fit until she hit a growth spurt … Was a 4.0 and high honor roll student all four years … Was a freshman mentor and class council during her junior year of HS … Named an Illinois State Scholar … She was a two-time state champion in the 800 meters and a state champion in the 400 meters … Enjoys shopping, going to the movies, listening to music, sleeping and eating … Her father played baseball and hockey at Indiana and her mom ran track.