Sinead Farrelly

Number: 24
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5-5
Born: Nov. 16, 1989, in Havertown, Pa.
Hometown: Havertown, Pa.
Last Club: FC Kansas City (NWSL)



A dynamic midfielder with experience domestically and abroad, Farrelly joins Thorns FC for her first season in 2014, following a trade from FC Kansas City on Jan. 13, 2014.

2014: Appeared in 17 matches (16 starts) during the regular season ... Started 11 consecutive matches from May 14 - July 9 ... Made her Thorns FC debut April 12, playing all 90 minutes of a 1-0 road win at Houston.

2013: Signing with FC Kansas City for the inaugural NWSL season, she scored one goal in 16 regular-season appearances for head coach Vlatko Andonovski’s side ... Tallied her only goal of the season on April 26, 2013, in a 2-0 win over Seattle Reign FC ... Started and played 90 minutes in two UEFA Women’s Champions League matches for Cyprus club Apollon Limassol in Oct. 2013 ... Scored the game-tying
goal for Apollon Limasson in a second-leg match against Neulengbach on Oct. 16, 2013.

2012: Played for WPSL Elite side New York Fury ... Registered six goals in five UEFA Women’s Champions League matches for Apollon Limassol, including a hat-trick in a 21-0 rout of Albanian side Ada.

2011: Was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2011 WPS Draft by the Philadelphia Independence ... Tallied one goal and one assist in 14 regular-season games ... Scored her first career goal, the game-winner, in a 2-1 win over Western New York on July 9, 2011.

INTERNATIONAL: Has appeared at the U-15, U-17, U-20 and U-23 levels for the United States.

COLLEGE: 2010: Honored as the University of Virginia’s top female athlete of 2010-11 after starting all 22 games and leading the Cavaliers with 12 goals and seven assists (31 pts) ... ACC Offensive Player of the Year and NSCAA First Team All-American ... Earned her fourth straight All-ACC selection ... MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist ... 2009: Started all 22 games ... Led the Cavaliers in scoring with eight goals and
eight assists (24 pts) ... Second Team NSCAA All-America selection ... MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist ... 2008: Started all 23 games ... Ranked third on the team in scoring with five goals and three assists ... ACC All-Tournament Team ... First Team All-ACC ... NSCAA and Soccer Buzz All Mid-Atlantic Region ... 2007: Started all 23 games ... Ranked third on the team with five goals (three game-winners) and four assists ...
First Team All-ACC, Second Team NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic ... Top Drawer Soccer Co-National Rookie of the Year.