U.S. Soccer
Adrienne Richardson
U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team

Adrienne Richardson

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  • Date of Birth

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  • Hometown

    Oakdale, Minn.

  • Club

    Minnesota Thunder

U.S. National Teams: One of three players to make the Women’s World Cup Team who was not a member of the U.S. team at the 2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Grenada … Got her first call-up to the U.S. U-17s in October of 2015 … Made a late run to make the World Cup Team and earned her first two U-17 caps against Brazil during two friendly matches in August of 2016 … Has four U-17 caps heading into the World Cup, all earned in 2016 while playing 88 minutes.

College / High School: Has committed to attend Louisiana State in the fall of 2017 … Attends Tartan Senior High School in Oakdale, Minn., but does not play high school soccer.

Club: Has played from U-9 to present for Minnesota Thunder Academy, but trains with the U-16 and U-18 MTA DA boys teams three-four times a week … Played U-7 through U-8 for Bangu Tsunami ... Won the Minnesota state championship U-14s … Was the MTA club MVP in U-15s and U-16s.

Personal: Full name is Adrienne Dolly Richardson … Enjoys watching Netflix, sleeping, designing houses and clothing … Her mom played basketball at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota and went to the DIII Final Four … Her dad served in the U.S. Air Force … Three words that describe her off the field: “silly, funny and easy-going” … Three words that describe her on the field: “confident, fierce, engaged” … Best present she ever received was her smartphone, but she dropped it in the Pacific Ocean only two months later … Her motto is: “I got it” … Favorite class is Spanish … Her craziest ambition is to travel to see all the wonders of the world … Her dream job would be a high-end fashion designer … Her favorite food is baked potato with sour cream and shredded cheese and her favorite snack is cheese and crackers … She does not like olives or mushrooms … Her favorite women’s soccer player is Marta and her favorite men’s player is Lionel Messi … Says the best part about being a soccer player is “the anticipation leading up to a goal” … Lists her greatest soccer moment as her first international cap vs. Brazil in Grand Rapids, Mich. … Some of her favorite TV shows are Gossip Girl, 90210, One Tree Hill and Friday Night Lights … Some of her favorite musical artists are Drake, Romeo Santos, Jesse u Joy … Favorite dessert is cheesecake.