The 2021 season will mark Dunn’s seventh season in the NWSL. Dunn, 28, began her career with the Washington Spirit (2014-16) and played the last three seasons (2018-2020) with the North Carolina Courage while playing one season (2017) with Chelsea in the FA Women’s Super League. Individually, Dunn won the NWSL MVP in 2015 along with the Golden Boot, scoring a league-best 15 goals, earned NWSL Best XI accolades in 2015 and 2018, and NWSL Second XI honors in 2016 and 2019. During her NWSL career, Dunn has appeared in 89 games (81 starts), recording 32 goals and 20 assists.
With North Carolina, Dunn won back-to-back NWSL Shields and NWSL Championships in 2018 and 2019. In three seasons with the Courage, Dunn appeared 35 regular-season matches (32 starts), recording 15 goals and nine assists. In 2020, Dunn appeared in five games (four starts) during the NWSL Challenge Cup, tallying one goal.
The No.1 pick in the 2014 NWSL College Draft out of the University of North Carolina, Dunn began her NWSL career with the Washington Spirit. In her MVP season in 2015, Dunn tallied 15 goals and three assists in 20 games, making 19 starts. She helped lead Washington to the 2016 NWSL Championship game, scoring two goals in the match. In three seasons with the Spirit, Dunn played in 54 games (49 starts), recording 17 goals and 11 assists.
A member of the U.S. Women’s National Team, Dunn has made 104 appearances, tallying 24 goals and 17 assists. She was part of the team that won the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, starting and playing 90 minutes of six of the team’s seven matches. Notably, Dunn also won the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in 2012.