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: Logged 90 minutes in a 3-1 win over FC Kansas City April 26 ... Started and played 90 mintutes April 19 in a 1-1 draw at Sky Blue FC ... 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 gametying
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.