Chicago, Ill. – The Chicago Red Stars announced today that midfielder Vanessa DiBernardo will be playing in the Australian W-League on loan to Perth Glory during the NWSL offseason.
Selected as the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NWSL College Draft, DiBernardo immediately made an impact for the Red Stars. Playing in every NWSL match for the Red Stars and logging close to 3500 minutes of action in two seasons, DiBernardo has emerged as a top central midfielder in the league. DiBernardo finished the 2015 season with 2 goals and 5 assists.
DiBernardo will return to the Chicago Red Stars prior to the start of the 2016 NWSL season.