Casey Ramirez


Number: 15
Position: Defender
Height: 5-2
Born: Dec. 8, 1989, in Yardley, Pa.
Hometown: Yardley, Pa.
College: Syracuse
Last Club: Fortuna Hjørring (Denmark)



An outside defender with experience abroad, Ramirez joined Thorns FC as a Discovery Player on June 21, 2013.

2013: Made four appearances (1 start) after joining the team midseason ... Logged 159 minutes, mainly as an outside back during the regular season ... Missed four matches with an ankle sprain June 30-July 14 ... Made her NWSL debut on June 22, entering as a 65th-minute sub in a scoreless draw against Sky Blue FC.

2012: Spent the 2012-13 Danish Elitedivisionen season with Fortuna Hjørring where she helped the club to a second place finish in the league standings and made two appearances in the Round of 16 at the 2012/13 UEFA Women's Champions League tournament against Swedish side Göteborg FC.

While at Syracuse, Ramirez made 75 appearances (66 starts) for the Orange from 2008-11, recording three goals and four assists after making the switch from midfield to defense following her freshman season.