Angie Kerr

Number: 8
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5-5
Born: Mar. 29, 1985, in San Diego, Calif.
Hometown: El Cajon, Calif.
College: University of Portland
Last Club: Sky Blue FC (WPS)

 

 

A former standout at the University of Portland and a onetime member of the U.S. Women’s National Team, Kerr joins Thorns FC for a second season in 2014. The San Diego native was the club’s second round (16th overall) selection in the 2013 NWSL Supplemental Draft on Feb. 7, 2013.

2014: Logged 35 minutes as a second-half sub and took one shot in a 1-1 draw at Sky Blue FC on April 19 ... Featured in the team's season-opening 1-0 road win at Houston, playing 75 minutes.

2013: Tallied one assist in 15 regular-season matches (9 starts) ... Notched an assist in a 3-2 comeback win over FC Kansas City in the NWSL semifinals on Aug. 24 ... Started both the playoff semifinal and NWSL Championship games ... Recorded her first career NWSL assist in a 2-0 win against Seattle on June 16 ... Attempted a season-high three shots in a scoreless draw against Western New York on Aug. 10.

2011: Traded to Sky Blue FC from Atlanta in late 2010 ... Made 13 appearances for Sky Blue FC in the 2011 WPS season ... Played alongside Thorns FC midfielders Tobin Heath and Allie Long with Sky Blue FC.

2010: Was traded to the Atlanta Beat from St. Louis Athletica in Feb. 2010, making 22 appearances (19 starts) for the club ... Ranked second on the team in minutes played with 1,709 ... Scored her first career goal in a 6-1 loss against FC Gold Pride on Aug. 28, 2010.

2009: Drafted in the third round (15th overall) by St. Louis Athletica in the 2008 WPS General Draft ... Appeared in 19 matches (all starts) for St. Louis in 2009, finishing third on the team in minutes played with 1,637.

INTERNATIONAL: 2009: Made four appearances (2 starts) for the U.S. Women’s National Team … Recorded her second career goal on March 4, 2009 – the game-winner – in a 2-0 victory against Denmark at the 2009 Algarve Cup in Portugal ... 2008: Going three years between national team appearances, she earned five caps in 2008 and scored her first career goal ... Scored her first career goal on Jan. 18, 2008, in the 80th minute of a 4-1 win against Finland at the Four Nations Tournament in Guangzhou, China ... 2005: Earned her first cap for the senior U.S. Women’s National Team on July 24, 2005, in a 3-0 win against Iceland at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. ... Entered the match as a late substitute for midfielder Shannon Boxx ... 2004: Helped the Women’s U-19 National Team to a third-place finish at the 2004 FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship in Thailand ... Registered a goal and an assist in the 3-0 win against Brazil in the third-place match ... Won the tournament’s Silver Ball as second most outstanding player and the Bronze Shoe as third-leading scorer ... Played alongside Thorns FC defender Rachel Van Hollebeke.

COLLEGE: Helped the University of Portland to an NCAA National Championship in 2005, recording a goal and two assists in a 4-0 win against UCLA in the title game ... Played alongside Thorns FC forward Christine Sinclair with the Pilots ... Assisted on one of Sinclair’s two goals in the championship game ... Redshirted the 2004 college season in order to focus on the 2004 FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship in Thailand with the U.S. Women’s U-19 National Team ... Played for Portland from 2003, 2005-07, finishing her career with 19 goals and 34 assists (72 points) in 88 games.

PERSONAL: Maiden name is Angie Woznuk ... Brother, Joe, played soccer at UCLA for two seasons ... Married former University of Portland baseball player Adam Kerr on Aug. 29, 2009.