Danielle Foxhoven

Number: 9
Position: Forward
Height: 5-6
Born: Nov. 8, 1989, in Wheat Ridge, Colo. 
Hometown: Littleton, Colo.
College: University of Portland


Bio: A dangerous forward, Foxhoven ranks fourth on the University of Portland’s all-time career scoring list with 139 points (57 goals, 25 assists) and recently played professional in Russia for FC Energiya Voronezh. The Colorado native joins Thorns FC for the inaugural NWSL season, signing as a Discovery Player on Feb. 21, 2013.


2013: Finished the season with four goals, three of which were scored as a second-half substitute ... Started the last seven regular-season games after seeing time as a substitute in 13 of the first 15 games of the season ... Started both NWSL playoff games ... Tallied a goal in a 3-2 loss against FC Kansas City on Aug. 4 ... Scored a goal in two straight games, recording a goal in the 48th minute in both matches (June 6 vs. KC; June 16 vs. Seattle) ... Scored her first goal of the season in the 70th minute of a 2-0 win against Chicago on April 27, entered the match as a 54th-minute substitute, providing the go-ahead goal ... Drew a penalty kick to set up the game-tying goal in the 67th minute against FC Kansas City ... Younger brother Zack played for the Timbers U-23s United Soccer Leagues’ Premier Development League (PDL) side during the 2013 season. 

2010: Made several appearances with the Women’s U-23 National Team, helping the side win the Four Nations Tournament in the United Kingdom … Scored one goal in three appearances during the tournament … Helped the Women’s U-23 National Team defeat Oregon State University with a penalty kick goal on April 22, 2010 … 2006: A member of the Women’s U-17 National Team for matches at the Nike Friendlies at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. … Lined up alongside Thorns FC forward Alex Morgan with the Women’s U-17 National Team on several occasions.

2012: Made nine appearances, scoring six goals for Russian side FC Energiya Voronezh … Registered a hat trick against Kubanochka on April 26, 2012 … Drafted as the 17th overall pick in the 2012 WPS Draft by the Philadelphia Independence … Two weeks later the league suspended operations.

Foxhoven ranks fourth on the University of Portland’s all-time career scoring list with 139 points (57 goals, 25 assists) … Appeared in 87 matches for the Pilots from 2008-11, and also ranks fourth on the program’s all-time goal-scoring list with 57 goals … Was a two-time All-WCC First Team selection (2009, 2010) and was the WCC Freshman of the Year in 2008.

Father, Brian, played basketball at the University of Denver (1982-86) … Founded Equipment Across Continents, a venture that collects used soccer gear from clubs and distributes it to overseas programs affiliated with Coaches Across Continents.