Stephanie McCaffrey - Forward

Name: Stephanie McCaffrey
Pronunication: mick-AFF-ree
Position: Forward
Height: 5-6
Jersey number: 9
Date of birth: Feb. 18, 1993
Age: 23
Hometown: Winchester, Mass.
Citizenship: USA
College: Boston College
Last club: Boston Breakers College Academy
How acquired: Signed on March 4, 2015
Follow on Twitter @smccaffrey9
 
Professional: In 2015 with the Breakers, made 19 appearances, including 17 starts ... Played 1,418 minutes ... Scored three goals, which tied her for second most on the team ... Led the club with three assists ... Scored her first professional goal in her first professional game. It came April 11, 2015, on the road in a 4-1 loss against Portland Thorns FC ... Voted Team Rookie of the Year.
 
College: Played four years at Boston College ... Was selected No. 5 overall in the 2015 NWSL College Draft by the Chicago Red Stars before the Breakers sent their No. 9 and 11 picks to Chicago in exchange for McCaffrey ... As a senior in 2014, named team captain along with Alex Johnson and McKenzie Meehan … finished as the team's second leading scorer (six goals) … led the Eagles with seven assists and 19 points … Finished career with 32 goals (fifth all-time at the school) and became just the fourth player to score 90 or more points in program history … Was a two-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference First Team honoree … As a junior in 2013, named to the All-ACC first team ... Earned 2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Women's All-Southeast Region second-team honors ... Played in, and started, all 24 games ... Led team in shots and shots on goal, and was second on the team in scoring and first on the team in assists, with 12 goals and nine assists, for a career-high 33 points ... Tied the program record for points in a single game with eight (two goals, four assists) at Hofstra on Sep. 1 ... Netted two hat-tricks in three games, at Central Connecticut on Oct. 16 and against Duke on Oct. 6 ... Named to the All-ACC Academic Team ... Reached the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament ... Earned the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... Named to the 2013 All-ACC Honor Roll … As a sophomore in 2012, earned the Athletics Director's Academic Achievement Award ... Named to the ACC Academic honor roll ... Named to the All-ACC second team ... Played in 21 games, started 20 ... Second leading scorer with 10 goals, seven assists for a career-high 27 points ... Had three game-winning goals ... Recorded four multiple-point games, including six points (two goals, two assists) vs. NC State on Oct. 14 ... Named ACC co-Player of the Week on Oct. 23 … As a freshman in 2011, played in every game, making her debut in the season opener against Boston University ... Played 776 minutes ... Scored first goal, which proved to be the game-winner, in 1-0 win over Rutgers on Aug. 26.
 
International: Trained with the full U.S. Women's National Team in January 2015 after training with the U-23s for two weeks ... Called up to the U-23s for the La Manga Tournament in February 2015 ... Played in two of the three matches (started both games) in the tournament, one in which the U.S. went 3-0 ... Earned first call-up to the U-23s in May 2014 and was called up again in July 2014.

Scholastic/Club: Played two seasons with the Boston Breakers College Academy Team (2013, 2014) in the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) ... In 2013, finished in the top three in WPSL in scoring with 16 goals ... That season, scored two hat tricks in her first four games and led the team to the conference finals ... In two seasons with the Breakers Academy College Team, she amassed 23 goals. ... Played high school soccer for Buckingham, Browne & Nichols ... Named the Independent School League MVP in 2008 and 2010 ... Boston Globe All-Scholastic in 2008 and 2010 ... Missed the 2009 season due to injury ... Honored as a 2010 NSCAA high school and club all-american ... Led BB&N to an ISL championship in 2010 ... Broke the ISL single-season scoring record with 38 goals and seven assists in 2010 ... had 28 goals and 6 assists in 2008 ... Took the FC Stars of Massachusetts club team to the national finals in 2010.

Personal:  Daughter of Jim and Gina McCaffrey ... Has one older brother, James, and one younger brother, Michael.

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