Player Details


Angela Salem


5' 5"

Date of Birth

7.24.1988 (35)


Akron, Ohio United States


Career Summary

2020: Appeared in 10 games (8 starts) across all competitions...Featured in four games (3 starts) during the NWSL Fall Series...Started and played 90 minutes against OL Reign on Oct. 10...Played 29 minutes as a substitute against Utah on Oct. 3...Started, logging 84 minutes against OL Reign on Sept. 30...Started and played 70 minutes against Utah on Sept. 20 in the Fall Series...Played in six matches, making five starts during the Challenge Cup...Started her fourth match of the tournament, playing all 90 minutes against North Carolina on July 17...Made her third start of the tournament, playing 79 minutes against OL Reign on July 13...Started her second match of the tournament, playing 70 minutes on July 5 against Washington...Logged eight minutes as a substitute against Chicago on July 1...Started and played 45 minutes in the NWSL Challenge Cup opener against North Carolina on June 27.

2019: Played in three games, making two starts...Started for a second straight match, logging 43 minutes against Chicago on June 2...Earned her first start of the season, logging 74 minutes on May 25 against Sky Blue FC...Made her season debut, logging 36 minutes against Washington on May 18. 

2018: Appeared in five games, making one start...Played a season-high 45 minutes against Sky Blue FC on June 27...Logged a season-high 32 minutes in her third appearance of the season on May 25 against Utah...Made her Thorns FC debut as a late-game substitute against Chicago on March 31. 

2017: Started and played in all 24 matches for the Boston Breakers...Logged 2,117 minutes...Made her 100th career NWSL appearance on Sept. 10 against Portland.

2016: Appeared in 19 games (all starts)...Scored first career NWSL goal on July 17 against Sky Blue FC.

2015: Played in 15 matches with the Spirit during the regular season, making 12 starts...Helped lead Washington to a berth in the NWSL playoffs, starting and playing 84 minutes in a semifinal loss to Seattle Reign FC...Tallied one assist.

2014: Made 23 appearances (22 starts) in her second season with the Western New York Flash...Played for the Newcastle Jets in the W-League during the NWSL offseason.

2013: Helped lead the Flash to a NWSL Shield and a berth in the NWSL Championship match, started and played 90 minutes in the semifinal and the championship match...Made 21 appearances (20 starts) during the regular season...Went on loan to Newcastle Jets in the offseason.

2012: Played for the Flash in the WPSL Elite, started 15 of 16 matches during the season...Scored the game-winning penalty kick in the championship game against the Chicago Red Stars.

2011: Played for the Atlanta Beat of Women’s Professional Soccer, appearing in 11 games (9 starts)...Played on loan with Aland United in Finland.

2010: Appeared in three matches for Sky Blue FC in WPS.

College (Francis Marion)

2009: Started and played in 16 matches...Tallied two goals and two assists...Named team MVP.

2008: A co-captain...Named team MVP...Played in 19 games, making 19 starts...Recorded three goals and seven assists.

2007: Named team MVP...Started and played in 18 games...Recorded six goals and nine assists.

2006: Started and played in 17 games...Tallied two goals and 11 assists...Set a school record for assists in a single season.