Jane Campbell (soccer)

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Jane Campbell
Campbell, April 2017
Personal information
Full nameCarolyn Jane Campbell [1]
Date of birth (1995-02-17) February 17, 1995 (age 23)
Place of birth Kennesaw, Georgia, United States
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Houston Dash
Number 1
Youth career
2008–2010 North Atlanta Soccer Association
2011–2012 Concorde Fire South
College career
2013–2016 Stanford Cardinal 84 (0)
Senior career*
2017– Houston Dash 40 (0)
National team
2008–2010 United States U15
2011–2012 United States U17
2013–2014 United States U20
2015– United States U23
2017– United States 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of August 23, 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of April 8, 2018

Carolyn Jane Campbell, commonly known as Jane Campbell, (born February 17, 1995) is an American soccer player who plays in the goalkeeper position. She has represented the United States on the under-23 and under-17 national teams. [2] In January 2013 at age 17, Campbell became the youngest goalkeeper ever called to a national training camp for the senior United States women's national soccer team. [3]


Early life

Campbell attended Darlington School, a college-preparatory school in Rome, Georgia . She was named NSCAA All-American in 2011. She was a member of the club "Concord Fire South", and with this team won the under-16 state championship.

Campbell won the under-14 state title with the North Atlanta Soccer Association while playing with their under-12 through under-15 teams. She played for the Silver Backs under-10 and under-11 teams.

Campbell attended Stanford University from 2013–2017 where she played for the Stanford Cardinal. [4]

Club career

Houston Dash, 2017–

On January 12, 2017, Campbell was selected by the Houston Dash as the 15th pick in the 2017 NWSL College Draft. [5] A few months later, she was designated as an allocated player for the team. [6] Campbell was named a finalist for 2017 NWSL Rookie of the year. [7]

International career

Campbell was a member of the US team that won the 2012 CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship in Guatemala and qualified for the Azerbaijan 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. In Guatemala, Campbell started and played every minute of all five games; had all shutout games, and made one assist during the tournament on a goal by Andi Sullivan off a booming punt against Trinidad and Tobago women's national football team. [8]

Campbell is undefeated in her U-17 national team career with nine wins, 3 draws and no loss. Campbell first played for U-17 national team at the age of 15; and she attended United States women's national under-23 soccer team training camp in October 2011 as a 16-year-old. [9]

On January 22, 2013, at the age of 17, Jane Campbell was called to the national training camp by head coach Tom Sermanni, to train with the senior team who were training for a friendly match ahead of the 2013 Algarve Cup. She became the youngest goalkeeper called to train with the senior team. [3] [10]

Campbell made her senior team debut in April 2017 in a friendly against Russia, coming on as a second-half substitute for Ashlyn Harris.

On August 23, 2018 she was named to the United States U-23 team for the 2018 Nordic tournament. [11]

Personal life

Campbell was on Headmaster’s List in 2010 and was a member of the National Honor Society in 2012. Both of her parents are former Navy fighter pilots, and both parents were collegiate athletes. Her mother Chrystal rowed crew at the Naval Academy and her father Mike played hockey and rowed crew at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. She followed the footsteps of her grandfather and great-great-grandfather to Stanford University in 2013. [12]


  1. "Jane Campbell". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on October 5, 2013.
  2. "FIFA Player Statistics: Jane Campbell". FIFA.
  3. 1 2 "Sermanni Names 29-Player Training Camp Roster for First Matches of 2013". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on January 25, 2013.
  4. "Q&A: With Jane Campbell". Stanford University. Archived from the original on October 5, 2013.
  5. Roepken, Corey (April 9, 2017). "Dash goalkeeper Jane Campbell makes U.S. national team debut". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved April 11, 2017.
  6. Verar, Bianca (April 7, 2017). "NWSL announces two US allocations for Houston Dash". Vavel. Retrieved April 11, 2017.
  7. "NWSL announces finalists for 2017 post season awards". October 5, 2017. Retrieved July 16, 2018.
  8. "U.S. U17s prepare for World Cup qualifying". ESPN. Retrieved March 11, 2013.
  9. "Future Game Changer: Jane Campbell". Sports Illustrated. July 5, 2012. Retrieved March 11, 2013.
  10. "Future Olympians: Jane Campbell". Sports Illustrated. August 13, 2012.
  11. "U-23 WNT HEADED TO NORWAY FOR 2018 NORDIC TOURNAMENT". August 23, 2018. Retrieved August 23, 2018.
  12. "Jane Campbell Bio". Stanford University.