Margaret Purce

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Margaret Purce
Purce playing for Boston Breakers in 2017
Personal information
Full nameMargaret Purce
Date of birth (1995-09-18) September 18, 1995 (age 23)
Place of birth Olney, Maryland, United States
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Portland Thorns
Number 23
College career
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2013–2016 Harvard Crimson 69 (42)
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2017 Boston Breakers 22 (1)
2018– Portland Thorns 13 (0)
National team
2011–2012 United States U17
2013–2014 United States U20
2015– United States U23
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of March 25, 2018

Margaret "Midge" Purce (born September 18, 1995) is an American soccer player who plays as a forward for the Portland Thorns in the NWSL. She played with the Boston Breakers in 2017.

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Club career

Boston Breakers, 2017

After playing for Harvard University from 2013–2016, Purce was drafted by the Boston Breakers with the 9th pick in the 2017 NWSL College Draft. [1] She appeared in 22 games for Boston and scored one goal. [2]

Portland Thorns FC, 2018–present

After the Breakers folded in January 2018, [3] the league held a dispersal draft for the Breakers' players; Purce was selected with the 4th pick by the Portland Thorns. [4]

International career

Purce received her first call-up to the United States women's national team for the 2017 Tournament of Nations but she did not appear in any of the three games. [5] She received another call-up in June 2018 for a pair of friendlies against China PR, but she sustained an ankle injury in training camp and was ruled out for the two friendlies. [6]

References

  1. National Women's Soccer League. "Boston Breakers". www.nwslsoccer.com. Retrieved 2018-01-30.
  2. "M.Purce". July 6, 2018. Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  3. National Women's Soccer League (2018-01-28). "NWSL announces Boston Breakers to cease operations". www.nwslsoccer.com. Retrieved 2018-01-30.
  4. NWSL (2018-01-30). "With the fourth pick in today's dispersal draft, @ThornsFC select Margaret Purce". @NWSL. Retrieved 2018-01-30.
  5. "TALENTED RETURNEES HIGHLIGHT 24-PLAYER WNT ROSTER FOR CHINA PR FRIENDLIES". May 29, 2018. Retrieved June 20, 2018.
  6. "WNT DEFENDER MARGARET PURCE RULED OUT OF CHINA PR FRIENDLIES". June 5, 2018. Retrieved July 7, 2018.