Another familiar face will be back in Boston as 22-year-old defender Elli Reed will return to the team this spring to compete in the WPSL Elite League. In 2011 with the Breakers, Reed started in five of the nine games she played in, logging 502 minutes.
Another familiar face will be back in Boston as 22-year-old defender Elli Reed will return to the team this spring to compete in the WPSL Elite League.
Reed was the No. 8 overall selection in the 2011 WPS Draft, taken by the Western New York Flash. The Breakers signed Reed after the Flash released her at the end of the 2011 WPS preseason. In 2011, with the Breakers, Reed started five of the nine games she played in, logging 502 minutes.
Reed recently competed with the U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team at the Four Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain. The U.S. defeated Norway, 5-0, on the final day in La Manga to win the tournament.
Reed started all three matches at the Four Nationas Tournament. Reed has been in the U.S. National Team system since 2006 with the U-17s. In 2008, she was a member of U.S. U-20 team that won the the 2008 U-20 Women’s World Cup.
Prior to WPS, Reed starred at the University of Portland. The Salt Lake City, Utah native scored 12 goals and added 13 assists in 83 games for the Pilots. She was named to the All Western Coast Conference First Team in 2010, her senior season. Prior to the University of Portland, Reed earned NSCAA All-American honors as a senior at Park City High School, where she led the team to two state championships.