Sarah Huffman

Number: 19
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5-4
Born: March 5, 1984, in Danbury, Conn.
Hometown: Flower Mound, Texas
College: University of Virginia
Last Club: Western New York Flash



A versatile player, Huffman joins Thorns FC for the 2014 NWSL season following a trade with Western New York on April 7, 2014.

2014: Appeared in 22 regular-season matches (nine starts) ... Finished the season with a goal and an assist ... Made her Thorns FC debut April 12, coming off the bench to play the final 19 minutes of a 1-0 road win at Houston ... Scored her first NWSL goal against the Chicago Red Stars on July 4 ... Registered her first assist against Washington on June 21.

2013: Appeared in 14 games (11 starts) for Western New York during the inaugural NWSL season in 2013 ... Started each of Western New York’s two playoff games, playing 72 minutes during the NWSL Championship Game.

2012: After the WPS suspended operations, played for Pali Blues of the W-League … Helped the team to an undefeated season and the Western Conference championship title.

2011: Played with magicJack in its first season of play … The team finished third in the regular season before being eliminated in the second round of the WPS playoffs.

2010: Started her second season with the Washington Freedom … Stayed with the team when it moved to Florida and was renamed magicJack.

2009: Was the top pick in the 2008 WPS draft, selected by the Washington Freedom.

2008: Played in Norway for Røa IL, helping lead the team to a Norwegian Women’s Cup.

2007: Was a member of the W-League Champion Washington Freedom.

INTERNATIONAL: Was a member of the U-16, U-17, U-19, U-21, and U-23 United States national women’s soccer teams … 2010: Was called to play with the senior team for two friendlies in China … Made her USWNT debut in a July friendly against Sweden … 2007: Capped her time with the U-21 team with her third Nordic Cup title … 2005: Helped the U-21 squad to a second Nordic Cup … 2004: Won the Nordic Cup with the U-21 side … 2002: Helped the U-19 women win the 2002 FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship.

COLLEGE: Huffman attended the University of Virginia ... 2005: Ended her career with 28 assists, currently fourth most in school history, while also tallying 12 career goals … Earned her second Soccer America MVP, Soccer Buzz Player of the Year finalist and VaSID Player of the Year award … Honored on the NSCAA and Soccer Times All-American Third Teams … Again a Soccer Buzz All-American, this time on the Second Team … Earned her third-consecutive NSCAA All-Region honor … 2004: Set a Virginia record with 14 assists on the season … Was named the ACC Defensive Player of the Year, and was also Co-MVP of the ACC Tournament as the Cavaliers won the first conference championship in school history … Beat UNC 1-1 in penalty kicks … Named the Soccer America MVP, a Player of the Year finalist and VaSID Player of the Year … Was a First Team Soccer Buzz All-American … Named an NSCAA and Soccer Times Second Team All-American and NSCAA All-Region … 2003: Played in 20 games and started in them all … Finished the year with nine points on two goals and five assists … Named NSCAA All-Region … 2002: Was named to the ACC All-Freshman team.