ALYSSA NAEHER

Goalkeeper | #1

DATE OF BIRTH             HEIGHT 
April 20, 1988                  5-9

HOMETOWN                   PRONUNCIATION
Stratford, Conn               NAY-err

LAST CLUB                       COLLEGE
Boston Breakers              Penn State

ACQUIRED                       
Trade, 2011

 

2017: Started and played 23 games, including the semifinal against North Carolina… Earned six clean sheets, saving 64 shots… Earned two NWSL Save of the Week honors… 2016: Acquired via trade by Chicago Red Stars on November 23, 2015 … In her first game at Toyota Park, she earned her first shutout in a 1-0 victory against Western New York Flash … Named NWSL Player of the Month in May after a 3-0-2 record during that time, being the only goalkeeper to be named a Player of the Month in 2016 … Named Player of the Week in Week 5 play after saving five of 12 shots to seal a scoreless draw against Midwestern Rivals, FC Kansas City … Earned a league high six clean sheets for the season … Conceded the least amount of goal against with 20 … Set an NWSL shutout record with 485 minutes … Tallied 13 games, 1170 minutes, making 129 saves with 57 on goal, earning a spot on the NWSL Second XI …   2015: Started 12 of the 12 games she appeared in for the Boston Breakers, logging 1,080 minutes … Her 65 saves ranked her second in the NWSL … Named NWSL Player of the Week in Week 17 after a 12-save performance in a 2-1 win at home against the Washington Spirit on Aug. 8 … The 12 saves tied a career-high for saves in a game for Naeher… 2014: Named NWSL Goalkeeper of the Year … played in and started all 24 games … Logged a team-high 2,115 minutes, which also ranked her second in the league … Won six games … Set a NWSL record and team record with 106 saves … Registered three shutouts (seventh most in the NWSL) … Stopped six of the nine penalty shots she faced … The six penalty kick saves was the most in NWSL history and a career high … Named NWSL Player of the Week on Aug. 12, 2014, after a 10-save shutout (2-0) over Portland Thorns FC … 2013: Started eight of the nine games she appeared in … Finished with a 4-2-2 record with team-high two shutouts … Joined the NWSL with the Boston Breakers in May 2013, signing as a free agent after finishing German Bundesliga season with 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam … 2012: Posted a 16-4-1 record with 10 shutouts, helping 1. FFC Turbine Postsdam earn a berth into the 2013-14 Champions League … Potsdam finished second in the Bundesliga, four points back of champions VFL Wolfsburg …2011: Led Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) with 99 saves … Finished with a 5-9-4 record with five shutouts … Had a goals against average of 1.33 … Started and played in all 18 games … Logged 1,620 minutes … Debut season with Potsdam went 13-2-2 with 11 shutouts in the league and Potsdam won the Bundesliga … 2010: Drafted by the Boston Breakers in the first round (11th overall) in the WPS Draft … started all 16 games she played in, logging 1,379 minutes … Faced 90 shots and made 69 … Allowed 18 goals for a 1.17 goals against average … Posted a record of 9-4-2 with three shutouts … Played in one playoff game and made three saves in a loss to the Philadelphia Independence in the WPS Super Semifinal …

2018: Started all three SheBelieves Cup matches, conceding just one goal… 2017: Started in the first WNT match of the year during the SheBelieves Cup, earning a 1-0 shutout against FIFA ranked number two Germany on March 1 … Totals 13 caps and seven shutouts for the U.S. as of April 10, 2017… 2016: Started and earned the shutout and win on Feb. 15 vs. Puerto Rico … Earned her fourth career start and shutout vs. Colombia on April 10 … Played the second Olympic homecoming match on Sept. 18 vs. the Netherlands, and again on Oct. 19 vs. Switzerland, earning the 4-0 shutout … She wrapped up the year in goal during the final WNT match of 2016 with a 5-0 victory vs. Romania … 2015: Member of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup champion U.S. Women’s National Team … Second cap came on Aug. 19, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tenn. She played 45 minutes, coming on at the start of the second half of a 7-2 win over Costa Rica … Third appearance came on Sept. 20, 2015, an 8-0 win over Haiti in Birmingham, Ala. She came on in the second half and played 45 minutes … Her second and third appearances came during the USWNT’s Victory Tour following the 2015 World Cup … 2014: First appearance came on Dec. 18, 2014 in the International Tournament of Brasilia. She started and made one save in a 7-0 win over Argentina … Called into three U.S. Women’s National Team camps in 2014, the first coming in March for the Algarve Cup in Portugal … Second call-up came in August ahead of the Aug. 20, 2014 game against Switzerland