Player Details


Britt Eckerstrom


5' 10"

Date of Birth

5.28.1993 (30)


Career Summary

2020: Appeared in six games (six starts) across all competitions...Recorded a pair of shutouts and posted a 0.67 goals-against average in her six appearances...Recorded 32 total saves...Started all four matches in the NWSL Fall Series, registering one shutout...Logged five saves against Utah on Oct. 3...Made seven saves against OL Reign on Sept. 30...Recorded a shutout against Utah on Sept. 20...Started in two matches at the Challenge Cup...Made her tournament debut, logging 11 saves and recording a shutout against North Carolina on July 17. 

2019: Started and played in 10 matches....Logged 33 saves and three shutouts...Registered her third shutout of the season, making four saves against Utah on June 21...Recorded her second shutout of the season, logging five saves against Chicago on June 2...Earned her first shutout of the season on May 25 against Sky Blue FC...Made her first start of the season, logging four saves and earning her first win of the season on May 11 against Orlando. 

2018-19: Appeared in all 12 matches (12 starts) on loan with the Newcastle Jets of the Australian W-League...Led the W-League with 61 saves...Recorded a season-high 11 saves in a match against Sydney FC on Jan. 3...Recorded five or more saves in seven matches.

2018: Started and played in 10 games, posting two shutouts and 38 saves...Made four saves in a 2-1 road win against Sky Blue FC on June 22...Logged a season-best six saves, stopping a penalty kick, on the road against Chicago on June 16...Recorded her second straight shutout win on May 25 against Utah...Earned her first win and shutout with Thorns FC, making four saves on May 19 against Washington...Logged five saves on the road against Houston on May 5...Made her Thorns FC debut, and her third career NWSL start, logging four saves against Washington on April 20. 

2017-18: Did not appear in a match for Thorns FC during the 2017 regular season...Playing on loan during the NWSL offseason with the Newcastle Jets of the Australian W-League...Started and played all 12 regular-season matches for Newcastle, helping lead the Jets to their first postseason appearance since 2008-09...Made 35 saves.

2016: Drafted 26th overall in the NWSL College Draft - the first goalkeeper selected in the draft ... Appeared in three matches, making three starts for the Western NY Flash...Recorded a pair of shutouts...Made 16 saves in three games, posting a 0.67 goals-against average...Named NWSL Player of the Week for Week 8, recording a shutout while making nine saves in a 1-0 win against the Orlando Pride.

College (Penn State University)

2015: Helped lead Penn State to a National Championship title, closing out the season with a streak of eight consecutive shutouts to finish the season with 15 total shutouts...Started and played in 27 games, allowing just 12 goals and a 0.46 goals-against average with 68 saves...Named NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region Second Team...Finished her career with a 0.80 goals-against average, 255 saves, 24 shutouts and a .804 save percentage in 85 games played.

2014: Named Second Team All-Big Ten...Appeared in 24 games (23 starts), posting a 0.66 goals-against average, 66 saves and eight shutouts.

2013: Started all 23 games for Penn State...Recorded a career-best 94 saves...Finished the season with a .758 save percentage, earning 15 wins.

2012: Played in 11 games (4 starts) as a redshirt freshman...Made 27 saves, posting a 0.89 goals-against average and a .844 save percentage.