Nikki Washington - Midfielder

Name: Nikki Washington
Pronunication: NICK-eee
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5-4
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Date of birth: Aug. 1, 1988
Age: 26
Hometown: Mesquite, Texas
Citizenship: USA
College: University of North Carolina
Last club: Houston Dash
How acquired: Acquired via trade with Houston on April 29, 2014
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Professional: In 2014, started the NWSL season with the Houston Dash ... Played three games (three starts), logging 247 minutes with the Dash ... Traded to the Breakers on April 29, 2014, in exchange for Kaylyn Kyle ... With the Breakers in 2014, played 15 games (10 starts) and 939 minutes ... Scored one goal. It came on Aug. 10 in a 6-3 loss to Portland Thorns FC at Providence Park ... Totals for 2014 (Houston and Boston combined): 1,186 minutes played, 18 appearances (13 starts), and one goal ... 2013, recorded one goal and two assists in a 11 appearances (10 starts) during the NWSL season ... Was placed on the disabled list on July 31 due to a knee injury ... Recorded the first assist for Thorns FC at JELD-WEN Field, delivering a free kick to Marian Dougherty in the 45th minute of a 2-1 win against Seattle Reign FC on April 21 in the home opener ... Scored her first career NWSL goal in the 51st minute of a 2-1 road win at Washington on May 4 ... Earned her second assist of the season on May 12 in a 2-0 road win at Chicago ... 2012: scored three goals in five games for Australian W-League side Canberra United … Made 11 appearances (10 starts) for the Pali Blues of the USL W-League, helping the team finish the regular season undefeated … 2011: Signed with Boston Breakers (WPS) and appeared in five matches before being traded to magicJack in June 2011 … Played in 14 games (9 starts) for magicJack following the trade … 2010: Drafted fifth overall by the Los Angeles Sol in the 2010 WPS Draft … The Los Angeles club ceased operations two weeks later and Washington was drafted sixth overall by Sky Blue FC in the dispersal draft on Feb. 4, 2010 … Could not come to contractual terms with Sky Blue FC and was traded to St. Louis Athletica in May 2010 … Signed with the Chicago Red Stars following the dissolutions of St. Louis Athletica in June 2010

International: 2011: Called into U-23 Women’s National Team camp from Oct. 2-7, 2011 … 2009: Was a member of the U-23 Women’s National Team player pool … 2008: Started five matches as the U.S. U-18 Women’s National Team won the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Chile … Started and played 65 minutes in the championship match against North Korea … Appeared in four matches, scoring three goals and adding an assist as the U-20s earned second place at the CONCACAF U-20 Championship and qualified for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup … 2007: Helped the U-20 Women’s National Team to a second-place finish at the 2007 Pan American Games in Brazil

College: Three-time NCAA National Champion at North Carolina (2006, 2008, 2009) … 17 goals, 28 assists in 73 games … 2006: Started all 28 games, three goals and nine assists … Freshman All-America … Freshman All-ACC … All-ACC Second Team … 2007: Played in 24 games (23 starts), seven goals and seven assists … ACC Tournament MVP and All-Tournament team … 2008: Played in 20 matches (14) starts, five goals and nine assists … Missed time to compete in FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup … All-ACC First Team … All-ACC Tournament team … 2009: Started eight games with two goals and three assists … Season cut short due to ACL injury

Scholastic/Club: Spent first two years at Greenhill School in Addison, Texas before moving to Spring Creek Academy in Plano … 2003 Dallas Area Freshman of the Year … All-Conference team in 2003 and 2004 … 2005 PARADE All-American

Personal: Full name is Madeline Nicole Washington … Named after her grandmother … Has two brothers and a sister

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