Danielle Colaprico

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Danielle Colaprico
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Danielle Colaprico in starting lineup for Red Stars vs Sky Blue FC on May 2, 2015
Personal information
Full nameDanielle Jessica Colaprico
Date of birth (1993-05-06) May 6, 1993 (age 25)
Place of birth Freehold, New Jersey, United States
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sydney FC
(on loan from Chicago Red Stars)
Number 23
College career
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2011–2014 Virginia Cavaliers 100 (19)
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2015– Chicago Red Stars 77 (4)
2016–2018Adelaide United (loan) 23 (3)
2018–Sydney FC (loan) 5 (1)
National team
2014–2016 United States U23
2018– United States 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of December 13, 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of November 13, 2018

Danielle Jessica Colaprico (born May 6, 1993) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Chicago Red Stars of the NWSL, and is currently on loan to Australian club Sydney FC for the 2018–19 W-League season. She previously played for Adelaide United in the Australian W-League. Colaprico has represented the United States on the under-23 national team and received her first cap to the USWNT in November 2018.

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Chicago Red Stars soccer team and National Womens Soccer League franchise in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Early life

Colaprico grew up in Freehold Township, New Jersey and attended Red Bank Catholic High School. [1]

Freehold Township, New Jersey Township in New Jersey

Freehold Township is a township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 36,184, reflecting an increase of 4,647 (+14.7%) from the 31,537 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 6,827 (+27.6%) from the 24,710 counted in the 1990 Census.

Red Bank Catholic High School

Red Bank Catholic High School is a four-year private coeducational Roman Catholic high school, located in Red Bank in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in ninth through twelfth grades, operating under the supervision of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Trenton. The school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Secondary Schools since 1934.

College career

Virginia Cavaliers, 2011–2014

Originally from Freehold, New Jersey, Colaprico attended the University of Virginia where she played for the Cavaliers from 2011 to 2014. [1] She finished her collegiate career as the program's all-time leader in assists (44) and appearances (100). [1]

University of Virginia University in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

The University of Virginia is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia. The flagship university of Virginia, it is also a World Heritage site of the United States. It was founded in 1819 by Declaration of Independence author and former President Thomas Jefferson. UVA is known for its historic foundations, student-run honor code, and secret societies.

Virginia Cavaliers intercollegiate sports teams of the University of Virginia

The Virginia Cavaliers, also known as Wahoos or Hoos, are the athletic teams representing the University of Virginia, located in Charlottesville. They compete at the NCAA Division I level, in the Atlantic Coast Conference since 1953. UVA, referred to as simply Virginia by the national media, fields one of the top athletics programs in the nation and was awarded the Capital One Cup for finishing first nationwide in overall men's sports for 2015. The Cavaliers have regularly placed among the Top 5 nationally.

Club career

Chicago Red Stars, 2015–

Colaprico was selected by the Chicago Red Stars as the ninth overall pick of the 2015 NWSL College Draft in January 2015. [2] [3] She scored her first goal for the team during a match against Sky Blue FC on May 2 helping Chicago win 1–0. [4] On September 14, 2015, the NWSL announced that Colaprico was voted the NWSL Rookie of the Year, beating fellow finalists Sofia Huerta and Sam Mewis. [5] Colaprico has been named to the NWSL second XI in 2015, 2016 & 2017. [6]

The 2015 NWSL College Draft was held on January 16, 2015 at the NSCAA Convention in Philadelphia, PA.

Sky Blue FC professional soccer club in Piscataway Township, New Jersey, USA

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Sofia Huerta association football forward of the National Womens Soccer League and Mexican and United States national teams

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Loan to Adelaide United, 2016–2018

In October 2016, Colaprico was loaned to Australian club Adelaide United along with her Red Star teammates Katie Naughton and Sofia Huerta. [7] Colaprico re-signed with the club in October 2017, joining her Chicago teammates Katie Naughton and Alyssa Mautz. [8]

Adelaide United FC (W-League) Association football club in Australia

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Katie Naughton US association football player

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Alyssa Mautz American professional soccer player

Alyssa Lee Mautz is an American professional soccer forward and midfielder. She plays for Chicago Red Stars of the NWSL, having played on loan to Australian club Perth Glory for the 2018–19 W-League season. She previously played for Sky Blue FC in Women's Professional Soccer (WPS), Zorky in the Russian Women's Football Championship and has represented the United States at the U-23 level.

Loan to Sydney FC

It was announced on September 28, 2018 that Colaprico would be joining Sydney FC in the W-League for the 2018-2019 season. She was one of four American players joining the club, alongside former Red Stars teammate Sofia Huerta, Aubrey Bledsoe of the Washington Spirit and Savannah McCaskill of Sky Blue FC. [9] Colaprico appeared in 11 games for Sydney. She started both playoff games, helping Sydney win the 2018-19 W-League Championship. [10]

Sydney FC, also known as Sydney FC W-League is a soccer club based in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It competes in the country's premier women's soccer competition, the W-League and has a direct affiliation with the men's A-League team Sydney FC.

W-League (Australia) Womens association football league in Australia

The W-League is the top-division women's soccer league in Australia, run by Football Federation Australia (FFA). The W-League was established in 2008 and was composed of eight teams of which seven had an affiliation with an A-League club, and the other was a new entity based in Canberra. The league is currently contested by nine teams. The competition is known as the Westfield W-League through a sponsorship arrangement with the Westfield Group.

Aubrey Bledsoe American association football player

Aubrey Bledsoe is an American professional soccer player who plays for Washington Spirit, and currently on loan to Australian club Sydney FC for the 2018–19 W-League season.

International career

Colaprico has represented the United States at the under-23 level. In February 2015, she scored a goal during the team's 2–0 defeat of Norway at the 2015 Six Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain. [11] The team won all three of its games at the tournament to win the tournament. [12]

On November 24, 2015, Colaprico was called up to the full national team's training camp in preparation for friendly matches at the end of the victory tour organized to celebrate the winning of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. [13] After a long pause, Colaprico received her second call up to the senior team on October 6, 2016. [14] [15]

Colaprico was included on the preliminary roster for the 2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship but was not named to the final 20-player roster. [16] She received a call-up to USWNT camp in Europe for a pair of friendlies against Portugal and Scotland in November 2018. This was her first call-up in two years. [17] She received her first cap on November 8, 2018, coming on as a second-half substitute against Portugal. [18]

Colaprico was named to the roster for the 2019 SheBelieves Cup but was forced to withdraw due to a groin injury. [19]

Honours

Club

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