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13Abby Dahlkemper

  • Position: Defender
  • Date of Birth: 05/13/1993
  • Age: 24
  • Country: Menlo Park, Calif.
  • Weight: lbs
  • Height: 5.7'


2017: Started in nine games and has played for 990 minutes. She has recorded four shots and completed 75 crosses.  2016: Started all 20 games yet again for the Western New York Flash, and played every minute of the 2016 season, totaling 1,800 minutes. Scored two goals and tallied one assist. 2015: Started all 20 games for the Flash, racking up 1,784 of 1,800 minutes as a rookie. Team Rookie of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year. Played every minute of the W-League season with Adelaide United during NWSL offseason loan. Lady Reds’ Player of the Year and Players’ Player. Selected by the Flash in the first round of the 2015 NWSL College Draft (No. 3 overall). Signed a contract with the Flash on March 17.


2017: Appeared in two international friendlies against Sweden (6/8/17) and Norway (6/11/17). 2016: Helped the U.S. Women’s U-23 National Team win the Istra Cup in Croatia. 2015: Played with the U-23 Women’s National Team in Spain. 2014: Participated in the 2014 Six Nations Tournament, helping to lead the U-23s to the championship. 2013: Helped the U-23 team take the Four Nations Tournament Crown.


Dahlkemper graduated from UCLA. 2014: Was a four-year letterwinner and finished her defensive career with five goals and 10 assists through 93 games with the Bruins. Played defense for the UCLA squad that set a school record for least goals against in 2013 and 2014. Semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy. Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year. 2014 Honda Sports Award winner as the best female collegiate athlete. Started in all 24 games, playing 2,155 minutes. Scored a goal and three assists. 2013: Finalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy. Starter in all 24 of 25 games, playing in 2,194 or a possible 2,311 minutes. Contributed a goal and two assists. 2012: Started in all 23 games and ranked second on the team in minutes played, with 2,016. Recorded three goals and three assists. 2011: Started in all 21 games. Recorded two assists.

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