Tobin Heath

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Tobin Heath
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Heath with the United States women's national soccer team in September 2017
Personal information
Full nameTobin Powell Heath [1]
Date of birth (1988-05-29) May 29, 1988 (age 30)
Place of birth Basking Ridge, New Jersey, U.S. [2]
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Portland Thorns FC
Number 17
College career
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2006–2009 North Carolina Tar Heels 93 (19)
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2004–2006 New Jersey Wildcats 7 (1)
2007 Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues 5 (5)
2009 Pali Blues 6 (1)
2010 Atlanta Beat 3 (0)
2011 Sky Blue FC 12 (0)
2012 New York Fury 1 (0)
2013–2014 Paris Saint-Germain 15 (4)
2013– Portland Thorns FC 58 (8)
National team
2008– United States 145 (26)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of May 3, 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 2, 2019

Tobin Powell Heath (born May 29, 1988) is an American professional soccer player. She currently plays professionally for Portland Thorns FC of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) and the United States women's national soccer team. She is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and also a FIFA Women's World Cup winner and finalist with the United States women's national soccer team. She is also a two-time NWSL Champion with the Portland Thorns. Heath is described as "perhaps the USA's most skillful player" by the United States Soccer Federation, [3] and she was voted the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year in 2016. Heath usually plays as a flank midfielder or an attacking midfielder. Heath was the first overall pick in Women's Professional Soccer 2010 draft.

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Portland Thorns FC soccer team and National Womens Soccer League franchise in Portland, Oregon, USA

The Portland Thorns FC is an American professional women's soccer team based in Portland, Oregon. Established in 2012, the team began play in 2013 in the then-eight-team National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), which receives support from the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), the Canadian Soccer Association (CSA), and formerly the Mexican Football Federation (FMF). The Portland franchise is owned by Peregrine Sports LLC, which also owns the Portland Timbers. The Thorns, the Houston Dash, the Orlando Pride, and the Utah Royals are other NWSL teams with Major League Soccer affiliations.

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Heath's career started with the New Jersey Wildcats in 2004–05, Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues in 2007 and Pali Blues in 2009. Her college career was with the North Carolina Tar Heels between 2006 and 2009 within the time she spent with the Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues. She then moved on to professional soccer in the Women's Professional Soccer league, spending one season in 2010 with Atlanta Beat. She also spent one season each with Sky Blue FC in 2011 and New York Fury in 2012, the latter was when the WPS folded. She moved to France with Paris Saint-Germain for the 2013–14 season before moving on to her current club when the NWSL was established.

New Jersey Wildcats

The New Jersey Wildcats are an American women’s soccer team, founded by Vincent Baldino in 1996. The team is a member of the United Soccer Leagues W-League, the second tier of women’s soccer in the United States and Canada. The team plays in the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference against the D.C. United Women, New Jersey Rangers, Long Island Rough Riders, New York Magic and North Jersey Valkyries.

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues

Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues was an American women’s soccer team, founded in 2006. The team was a member of the United Soccer Leagues W-League, the second tier of women’s soccer in the United States and Canada. The team played in the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference. The team folded after the 2010 season

Pali Blues

Pali Blues was an American women's soccer team, which played from 2008 to 2014. The team was a member of the United Soccer Leagues USL W-League, the second tier of women's soccer in the United States and Canada. The team played in the Western Conference against Colorado Force, Colorado Rush, LA Strikers, Santa Clarita Blue Heat, Seattle Sounders Women, Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Victoria Highlanders Women.

Early life and education

Heath was born in Morristown, New Jersey just outside New York City to parents Jeff and Cindy Heath. She grew up in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Heath has a younger brother, Jeffrey, and two older sisters, Perry and Katie, who are active in Athletes in Action and Champions for Christ. Heath started playing soccer at the age of 4 in the back of a YMCA. [4] She has described herself as a proud and devout follower of her Christian faith and is very close to her family. [5] [6]

Morristown, New Jersey Town in New Jersey, United States

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New York City Largest city in the United States

The City of New York, usually called either New York City (NYC) or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States and thus also in the state of New York. With an estimated 2017 population of 8,622,698 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles (784 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and one of the world's most populous megacities, with an estimated 20,320,876 people in its 2017 Metropolitan Statistical Area and 23,876,155 residents in its Combined Statistical Area. A global power city, New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, and exerts a significant impact upon commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, fashion, and sports. The city's fast pace has inspired the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy.

Basking Ridge, New Jersey Unincorporated community in New Jersey, United States

Basking Ridge is an unincorporated community located within Bernards Township in the Somerset Hills region of Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 Census, the population for the ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA) 07920 was 26,747.

Heath graduated from Ridge High School in Basking Ridge in 2006, where she played soccer in the first three years. [7] She also played for the PDA Wildcats team that won the 2003 Club National Championship. [8] Heath was ranked as the No. 2 recruit in the nation in the Class of 2006 by Soccer Buzz magazine and was named to the Parade Magazine All-America team in 2005. [9] [10]

Ridge High School

Ridge High School is a four-year comprehensive community public high school serving students in ninth through twelfth grades from Bernards Township in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the lone secondary school of the Bernards Township School District. Ridge High School opened in September 1961, ending a relationship under which students from the district had been sent to Bernardsville High School dating back to 1948.

North Carolina Tar Heels

Heath after the National Championship game at SAS Soccer Park in Cary, NC on December 3, 2006 Tobin Heath - NC Tar Heels.jpg
Heath after the National Championship game at SAS Soccer Park in Cary, NC on December 3, 2006

Heath committed to attend the University of North Carolina (UNC) when she was due to begin her junior year at high school. She did not play soccer in her senior year, instead she decided to train with boys. [11] In her consensus freshman year in 2006 with the Tar Heels, she was part of the All-America 2006 national championship team and made 23 appearances at left midfield (22 of them were starts), scoring four goals and assisting nine. [11] As a sophomore, she scored two goals, assisting another five and was named to the First-Team NSCAA All-American and First-Team All-ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference). [11] As a junior, she scored eight goals with eight assists, this helped the UNC to a 25–1–2 record and the NCAA title. [11]

North Carolina Tar Heels womens soccer

The North Carolina Tar Heels women's soccer team represent the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Atlantic Coast Conference of NCAA Division I soccer. The team has won 20 of the 27 Atlantic Coast Conference championships, and 22 of the 36 NCAA national championships.

As a senior at UNC, she was involved in fifteen Tar Heels goals, five of them she scored and assisted 10. The team compiled a record of 23–3–1 and recorded 1–0 victories in both the NCAA semi-final and championship game. She was named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team and also the first runner-up for the MAC Hermann Trophy, given to the college soccer's top player. [11]

Hermann Trophy

The Hermann Trophy is awarded annually by the Missouri Athletic Club to the United States's top male and female college soccer players.

Heath helped lead UNC to NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Championship titles in 2006, 2008 and 2009 [12] and four straight Atlantic Coast Conference titles. UNC soccer coach Anson Dorrance notes that Heath preferred to nutmeg opposing players rather than dribble the ball around them. [13]

Club career

Women's Professional Soccer, 2010–11

In 2010, she was the first overall pick in the Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) 2010 college draft and was selected by the expansion team Atlanta Beat. After suffering an injury to her right ankle in her third appearance for the Beat, she missed the remainder of the 2010 season. [14] She started in all three of her appearances for the club. [15]

On December 10, 2010, Heath, along with Beat teammates Eniola Aluko and Angie Kerr, was traded to Sky Blue FC in return for the fourth and eighth pick in the 2011 WPS Draft as well as future considerations. [16] Heath made twelve appearances for Sky Blue, starting in three games. [15] The team finished fifth during regular season play with 5 wins, 4 draws, and 9 losses. [17]

New York Fury, 2012

With the folding of WPS in 2012, Heath joined New York Fury of the WPSL Elite League. [18] At the start of the season, she was recovering from an ankle injury. Afterwards, she played one game with New York Fury and was later called to the national team. [19]

Paris Saint-Germain, 2013–2014

Heath playing for PSG against FCF Juvisy on March 23, 2013 20130323 - PSG-Juvisy - 108.jpg
Heath playing for PSG against FCF Juvisy on March 23, 2013

In 2013, Heath signed a six-month contract with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in the top-tier French league, Division 1 Féminine until the end of the season on May 23, 2013. [20] She scored five goals in the twelve appearances she made for the club. [21] Her six-month spell was referred as her education, from the Portland Thorns FC website. [22]

Heath returned to PSG from Portland Thorns FC in September 2013 until June 2014, after she had a sore right foot in the 2013 NWSL Championship. [23] During her second spell with the club, she made seven appearances without scoring. [24]

Portland Thorns FC, 2013–present

Heath with the Thorns in 2016 Tobin Heath Portland Thorns 2015-05-25 (33649641926).jpg
Heath with the Thorns in 2016

The newly established National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) announced on January 11, 2013 that Heath was one of the seven players allocated to the Portland Thorns FC for their initial roster as part of the NWSL Player Allocation. [25] After completing the season with Paris-Saint Germain, she joined the Thorns in July 2013, helping them attain a third-place finish in the NWSL. The Thorns won the 2013 NWSL Championship after defeating the Western New York Flash 2–0, with Heath scoring the game-winning goal from a direct free kick. [26] [27] She was voted as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the championship game. [28]

During the beginning of the 2016 NWSL season, Heath notched five assists in five games – two of them in a 2–1 victory over the Orlando Pride, and earned the title of NWSL Player of the Month for April. [29] She also scored her first goal of the 2016 season against the Washington Spirit, [30] which was voted NWSL goal of the week by fans. She was also named NWSL Player of the Week for week 6. [31] Heath notched her 10th assist of the season in Portland's final game against Sky Blue FC, breaking the NWSL's previous record of 9 assists by a single player in one regular season. [32] She was named as the team's captain when Christine Sinclair was injured during the season. [33]

Heath missed the majority of the 2017 NWSL season, while nursing a lingering back injury which kept her out of play. It was first described as a minor injury that was expected to result in a short spell out of play, with an estimated return date listed as May 27 against the Boston Breakers. [34] The back injury lasted longer than thought so she was sent to Los Angeles and was treated by her coaching staff. [35] Heath was removed from the disabled list and added to the active roster on August 28. [36] It was announced in May that she would take up a role within the team's Development Academy as Youth Technical Director. [37] Heath returned in time for end of the season, her NWSL season debut was on September 23 vs Orlando Pride at the 60th minute. [38] She made her first start on October 7 against the same team in the NWSL Championship Semi-final. She helped her team reach the final of the play-offs with an assist for Emily Sonnett in a 4–1 win, [39] and participated in a 1–0 win over North Carolina Courage to win the NWSL Championship. [40]

Heath suffered an ankle injury during the 2017 NWSL Championship game and underwent surgery at the beginning of 2018. [41] She missed the first four games of the 2018 NWSL season as she was still recovering from surgery. Heath returned to the Thorns lineup on April 28 against the Utah Royals, where she entered the game in the 57th minute and scored a goal 10 minutes later. The game ended in a 1–1 draw. [42] Heath scored 7 goals and added 7 assists during the regular season. She was named to the NWSL Team of the Month for August. Heath scored another goal in Portland's 2–1 win over the Seattle Reign in the semi-final, setting up a re-match with the North Carolina Courage in the final. Portland was defeated by the Courage 3–0 in the final. [43] Heath was named one of five nominees for NWSL Most Valuable Player, her Thorns teammate Lindsay Horan won the award. [44] Heath was named to the 2018 NWSL Best XI. [45]

International career

Heath (center) celebrating the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup win at the ticker-tape victory parade in New York City, July 2015 The United States Women's Soccer Team Ticker-Tape Parade New York City (18962536224).jpg
Heath (center) celebrating the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup win at the ticker-tape victory parade in New York City, July 2015

National youth teams

Heath played on several youth national teams – including the U-16s in 2003–2004 and the U-17s in 2004–05. [46] Heath was a standout at the 2006 FIFA U-20 Women's World Championship in Russia, despite being of the last players chosen for the World Cup roster. [47] In total Heath made 24 appearances for the USA Women's U-20 National TeamU-20s in 2006, scoring five goals. Heath was part of the silver medal winning USA Women's team at the 2007 Pan American Games in Brazil where she was in the starting lineup for the championship game. [48]

Senior national team debut, 2008

Heath made her first appearance for the senior national team on January 18, 2008 against Finland in the Four Nations Tournament in China. [49] She was named to the U.S roster for 2008 Summer Olympics at the age of 20. She earned three caps during the tournament as the U.S went on to win the Gold Medal. Heath was one of three college athletes who represented the U.S. at the 2008 Olympics. In 2008, Heath earned 17 caps and scored two goals. Her first international goal came against China at the 2008 Algarve Cup. [49]

2009–2010

Heath was named the 2009 U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year and earned two more caps for the USWNT in 2009, both appearances came against Canada in July. She did not play for the USA in 2010 due to an illness and a major ankle injury suffered during the WPS season which required surgery. [3]

2011 FIFA Women's World Cup

Heath made her FIFA Women's World Cup debut at the age of 23 during the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany. Her first appearance came in the second half of U.S's group-stage match against Colombia. [50] Heath made four appearances during the World Cup, her final three appearances came in the knockout round. In the World Cup final, Heath entered the game in the 116th minute of extra time. The game finished tied 2–2 and went to penalties. Heath was the third U.S to take a penalty, her shot was saved by the Japanese keeper and the U.S lost 3–1 on penalties. [51]

2012 London Olympics

Heath was a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team and played in all six matches. She started and played the full 90 in four of the six games and recorded three assists during the tournament. Her first assist came against France, during the groups stage, where she sent a crossing pass to Alex Morgan who scored the last goal of the match making the final score 4–2. [52] The second assist, against Colombia, she played a one-two pass with Wambach who scored the second in a 3–0 win. [53] Her final assist of the tournament came in the quarter-finals against New Zealand, at the 87th minute, when she provided a long ball down the left flank to Sydney Leroux, who scored through the legs of the goalkeeper Jenny Bindon, sealing the match at the final score of 2–0. [54]

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup

Heath was a regular starter on the U.S. National Women's Team at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada, starting five of the U.S.'s seven games. [55] In the World Cup Final, Heath scored in the 54th minute, on an assist from Morgan Brian. The U.S won the World Cup by defeating Japan 5–2 [56]

2016 Rio Olympics

Heath scored two goals for the U.S during 2016 Olympic Qualifying, helping the U.S to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics. [57]

Heath participated in her third Olympic Games in 2016. She appeared in three games for the U.S and recorded two assists. The U.S team was eliminated by Sweden on penalties in the quarter-finals. [58] [59] [60] Heath was named NWSL Olympics Player of Match Day 1 [61] and 2 [62] in fan voting.

In 2016 Heath appeared in 20 games for the U.S, she scored 6 goals and added 8 assists. Heath was named 2016 U.S Soccer Female Player of the Year after receiving 40% of the vote, Crystal Dunn came in second with 34% of the vote. [63]

2017

After appearing in all three games at the 2017 SheBelieves Cup, Heath would only make one more appearance for the U.S in 2017 due to a nagging back injury and an ankle injury suffered in the 2017 NWSL Championship game. [64]

2018

After undergoing ankle surgery in January 2018, Heath made her return to the field on June 12 in a friendly against China, where she scored the match winner in a 2–1 victory. [65] At the 2018 Tournament of Nations Heath scored in the final game against Brazil, helping the U.S to a 4–1 victory. The U.S won the tournament by goal differential over Australia. [66]

Heath scored 4 goals at the 2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship, which included two goals in a semi-final match against Jamaica. The U.S won that game 6–0 and clinched a spot in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. [67] She was named to the Best XI for the CONCACAF Women's Championship. [68]

Heath finished 2018 with 7 goals and 6 assists, while only appearing in 10 games. She was one of five nominees for the 2018 U.S Female Player of the Year, Alex Morgan won the award. [69]

International goals


Goal
DateLocationOpponentLineup#MinAssist/passScoreResultCompetition
12008-03-05 [m 1] Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR

on 46' (off Tarpley)

1.147unassisted

5200.02005 2–0

5400.04005 4–0

2008 Algarve Cup
22008-04-04 [m 2] Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica

on 46' (off Lloyd)

1.195+ Lauren Holiday

5600.00005 6–0

5600.00005 6–0

2008 Olympic qualifier: Group A
32011-11-19 [m 3] Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden

on 46' (off Rodriguez)

1.181 Alex Morgan

5000.01005 1–1

5000.01005 1–1

Friendly
42012-01-20 [m 4] Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg  Dominican

off 46' (on Rodriguez)

1.130 Heather O'Reilly

5600.06005 6–0

6400.14005 14–0

2012 Olympic qualifier: Group B
52012-01-27 [m 5] Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica

off 63' (on Morgan)

1.116 Shannon Boxx

5100.01005 1–0

5300.03005 3–0

2012 Olympic qualifier: Semifinal
62012-06-16 [m 6] Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden

on 46' (off O'Reilly)

1.156 Abby Wambach

5200.03005 3–1

5200.03005 3–1

2012 Volvo Winners Cup
72012-10-23 [m 7] Flag of Germany.svg  Germany

on 63' (off O'Reilly)

1.167 Alex Morgan

5100.02005 2–1

5000.02005 2–2

Friendly
82013-04-9 [m 8] Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 1.136 Sydney Leroux

5100.01005 1–0

5200.03005 3–1

Friendly
92014-09-18 [m 9] Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico

off 46' (on O'Reilly)

1.144 Amy Rodriguez

5300.03005 3–0

5400.04005 4–0

Friendly
102014-10-17 [m 10] Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala 2.17 Sydney Leroux

5100.01005 1–0

5500.05005 5–0

2014 CONCACAF Championship
112.257 Carli Lloyd

5300.03005 3–0

122015-07-05 [m 11] Flag of Japan.svg  Japan

off 79' (on Wambach)

1.154 Morgan Brian

5300.05005 5–2

5300.05005 5–2

2015 FIFA World Cup: Final
132016-02-19 [m 12] Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad 1.112 Mallory Pugh

5100.01005 1–0

5500.05005 5–0

2016 Olympic qualifier: semifinal
142016-02-21 [m 13] Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 1.161 Mallory Pugh

5200.02005 2–0

5200.02005 2–0

2016 Olympic qualifier: final
152016-04-06 [m 14] Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 1.162 Crystal Dunn

5500.05005 5–0

5700.07005 7–0

Friendly
162016-09-15 [m 15] Columbus Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand

off 46' (on Rapinoe)

1.136 Carli Lloyd

5450.04005 4–0

5950.09005 9–0

Friendly
172016-10-19 [m 16] Sandy Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland

off 76' (on Hatch)

1.161 Crystal Dunn

5450.04005 2–0

5950.09005 4–0

Friendly
182016-11-10 [m 17] Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 2.110 Christen Press

5350.03005 2–0

5650.06005 8–1

Friendly
192018-06-12 [m 18] Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR

on 64' (off Morgan)

1.175 Christen Press 2–12–1Friendly
202018-08-02 [m 19] Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil

off 69' (on Short)

1.161 Alex Morgan 3–14–1 2018 Tournament of Nations
212018-09-04 [m 20] Flag of Chile.svg  Chile

off 61' (on Rodriguez)

1.138 Tierna Davidson 2–04–0Friendly
222018-10-04 [m 21] Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico

off 77' (on Pugh)

1.161 Crystal Dunn 4–06–0 2018 CONCACAF Championship
232018-10-10 [m 22] Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 1.158 Megan Rapinoe 7–07–0 2018 CONCACAF Championship
242018-10-14 [m 23] Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 1.12unassisted

5950.09005 1–0

6050.10005 7–0

2018 CONCACAF Championship Semi-final
252.229 Lindsay Horan

5950.09005 4–0

Club statistics

Correct as of April 30, 2018

ClubLeagueCupPlay-offsContinentalTotal
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Paris Saint-Germain [70]
2012–20138441125
2013–201470202 [lower-alpha 1] 0110
Totals1546120235
Portland Thorns [71] [72]
2013702292
2014501060
2015121121
201614110151
2017202040
201817721198
Totals579836512
Career totals72136183208817

Honors and awards

College

University of North Carolina

International

League

Individual

Personal life

Heath is a Christian. [92] Aside from soccer, Heath has said she enjoys playing a multitude of sports, such as tennis and surfing, and enjoys being outside when given the time and opportunity. [50] [93] Tobin’s first name is her great-grandmother's surname. [93]

Video Games

Heath was featured along with her national teammates in the EA Sports' FIFA video game series in FIFA 16 , the first time women players were included in the game. [94] In September 2015, she was ranked by EA Sports as the No. 15 women's player in the game. [95]

Ticker Tape Parade and White House Honor

Following the United States' win at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, Heath and her teammates became the first women's sports team to be honored with a Ticker tape parade in New York City. [96] Each player received a key to the city from Mayor Bill de Blasio. [97] In October of the same year, the team was honored by President Barack Obama at the White House. [98]

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