Midge Purce

Midge Purce
Midge Purce
Midge Purce
Real Name: Margaret Purce
HT: 5' 5"
Age: 23 (09/18/1995)
Birthplace: Olney, Md.
Hometown: Olney, Md.

2018: Played in 19 games, making 15 starts during the regular season...Appeared in her first NWSL playoff game against Seattle on Sept. 15...Made her 15th start and 19th appearance of the season against Seattle on Sept. 7...Returned to the starting lineup, playing 45 minutes against Utah on July 6...Logged 17 minutes as a substitute after returning from injury on June 30 against Seattle...Started 11 straight matches (March 24-May 30)...Started and played 89 minutes on the road against Chicago on March 31...Made her Thorns FC debut, starting and playing 90 minutes, against the North Carolina Courage on March 24. 

2017: The ninth pick in the 2017 NWSL College Draft by the Boston Breakers...Appeared in 22 matches (13 starts) during her rookie season...Tallied a goal and two assists in her first season...Made her professional debut on April 16 against FC Kansas City...Scored her first professional goal on July 1, the game-winner, against the Washington Spirit.

Earned her second call up to the national team during June 2018 FIFA dates...Called into the senior U.S. Women's National Team camp in July 2017...Member of the U.S. U-23 Women's National Team...Scored a goal for the U.S. U-23s in a 2-0 win over Japan at a tournament in La Manga, Spain in March 2017...Played for the USA at the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Azerbaijan, seeing action in one match… Was the first player from an Ivy League school to represent the USA in a FIFA Women’s World  Cup…A member of the U.S. team that won the 2012 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Guatemala and qualified for the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, she played in three games, starting all three…Was the USA’s second leading scorer in CONCACAF qualifying with three goals, all coming against the Bahamas …Attended one training camp with the U.S. U-15s in 2011 and that earned her a first call-up to the U-17s.

College (Harvard)
2016: Earned first team All-America honors...A semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy...Named Ivy League Player of the Year...Named first team All-Ivy League...Started all 17 games for Harvard, tallying 12 goals and four assists. 2015: Named All-Ivy League first team and NSCAA Mid-Atlantic region second team...Named to the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List...Appeared in 16 games (14 starts)...Recorded nine goals and two assists. 2014: Earned NSCAA Mid-Atlantic first team honors...A first team All-Ivy League selection...Appeared in 18 games (16 starts)...Tallied 10 goals and two assists. 2013: Appeared in 18 games (16 starts), tallying 11 goals and four assists...A third team All-America selection...Named Ivy League Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year...Named first team All-Ivy.


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