Abby Smith

Abby Smith
Abby Smith
Abby Smith
Goalkeeper
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Real Name: Abby Smith
HT: 5' 9"
Age: 25 (10/04/1993)
Birthplace: Portland, OR
Hometown: Plano, TX

Utah Royals FC (2018-Present): 2018 NWSL Dispersal Draft


Boston Breakers (2016-2017): Drafted in the third round of 2016 NWSL College Draft
 

Professional Career:

2018: Started in 17 matches and played 1,512 minutes...registered six shutouts and caught 31 saves with a GAA of 1.07...selected for NWSL Team of the Month in May...

2017: Smith returned from her injury to gain the starting position at the breakers for the 2017 season, where she played in 19 games...Smith was unable to finish the season after a platelet-rich plasma injection in her previously injured knee forced her to sit out in June...finished fifth in the league for saves per shot (73%)...86 saves. Has played a total of 21 games in the NWSL.

2016: After being drafted by the Boston Breakers in the third round of the 2016 NWSL College Draft, Smith signed her first professional contract in April 2016. Smith played in 2 games, but suffered a season-ending knee injury the following month in May 2016.
 

International Career:

2018: Made her first cap for the USWNT on May 29th, but did not appear in any matches. 

2017: Called up to the U.S. senior team and named the team’s second keeper on May 25, 2017, for friendlies against Sweden and Norway.

2013-2016: Rostered with U23 USWNT
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2011-2012: Won the 2012 U-20 FIFA Women's World Cup in Japan.

2009-2010: Rostered with U17 USWNT.

 

College Career:

2015: National finalist for the 2015 Senior Class Award...named to All-Big 12 Conference First-Team Academic team...named ESPNW Player of the Week on October 21.... Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week twice in October...Ranked first in Big12 Conference for total saves and 5.33 saves-per-match...30th career shutouts on October 30, setting a new school record for shutouts...scored third career goal, a game winner in a 90 years punt against the University of Miami...ended her college career with 72 appearances and three goals.

2014: Recorded nine shutouts, tying the school record for the most in a single season...24 career shutouts ranked second in school history...named to All Big-12 Conference first team... ended season with .92 GAA...ranked first in Big 12 Conference for 98 career saves.

2013: Starting goalkeeper in all 20 matches...scored her first career goal off of a 50- yard free kick...Ended with a 12-6-2 overall record...recorded a 0.78 goals-against average...72 saves with eight shut outs....Named the Big 12 Conference Defensive Player of the Week on September 10 after helping defeat Samford University and Illinois State University.

2012: Starting goal keeper for last 12 matches of the season, registering 34 saves, and allowing 8 goals...Set a new record for a Texas rookie goalkeeper for lowest goals- against average at 0.63...Her .810 save percentage ranked first in the Big 12 Conference and second in overall Goals Against Average...Her defensive line tied the regular season record for fewest goals allowed (5) in the Big 12 Conference...Named the Soccer America Goalkeeper of the Week after a 1-0 shutout against Oklahoma State on October 5, 2012. 


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