Heather O'Reilly

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Heather O'Reilly
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Heather O'Reilly with her 2012 Olympics gold medal
Personal information
Full name Heather O'Reilly Werry
Date of birth (1985-01-02) January 2, 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Playing position Midfielder/ winger
Club information
Current team
FC Kansas City
Number 9
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 North Carolina Tar Heels
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 New Jersey Wildcats 9 (8)
2009–2011 Sky Blue FC 50 (4)
2012 Boston Breakers (WPSL-E)
2013–14 Boston Breakers (NWSL) 42 (14)
2015– FC Kansas City 11 (2)
National team
United States U-19
United States U-21
2002– United States 229 (46)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 5, 2015.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of April 7, 2016

Heather O'Reilly is an American professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder for FC Kansas City of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) and the United States women's national soccer team, with whom she won three Olympic gold medals and a FIFA Women's World Cup. O'Reilly previously played for the Boston Breakers in the NWSL and Sky Blue FC of Women's Professional Soccer (WPS), and played at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

At the age of 31, she is one of the world's most capped footballers with over 200 international appearances to her name. She is a skilled flank player, currently placing the sixth highest in USWNT history for assists.

Early life

Born to Andrew and Carol O'Reilly, Heather is the youngest of four children. Growing up in East Brunswick Township, New Jersey, O'Reilly attended Saint Bartholomew's School and later played on the girls soccer team at East Brunswick High School.[1] In her four-year career, she scored 143 goals.[2] As a junior in 2001, she led the team to the New Jersey state high school title.

Throughout high school, O'Reilly was a member of the National Honor Society and played on the school's basketball team.[3] During her senior year, she was named All-American and National Player of the Year by Parade Magazine.[3] In 2002, she was named the Gatorade High School National Player of the Year and the National Soccer Coaches Association Player of the Year. She was also named by Soccer America as the top college recruit in the country.[2]

University of North Carolina

File:Heather O'Reilly 2006.jpg
O'Reilly as a Tar Heel.

O'Reilly was an education major at University of North Carolina, where she played forward for the North Carolina Tar Heels women's soccer program from 2003 through 2006. She appeared 97 times for the Tar Heels, scoring 59 goals and assisting on 49 others. She led her team to national championships in 2003 and 2006.

During her senior year, ESPN the Magazine named her the All-American Player of the Year and was awarded the NCAA's Today's Top VIII Award following her senior year.[citation needed]

In 2006, O'Reilly's No. 20 jersey was retired by the program, joining luminaries such as April Heinrichs, Lorrie Fair, Tisha Venturini, Kristine Lilly, Mia Hamm, and 13 others.[citation needed]

Playing career

Club

New Jersey Wildcats, 2004–05

O'Reilly played for New Jersey Wildcats of W-League from 2004 to 2005, winning the championship in 2005.[citation needed]

Sky Blue FC, 2009–11

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O'Reilly playing for Sky Blue FC, 2010.

O'Reilly was allocated to Sky Blue FC of Women's Professional Soccer on September 16, 2008, along with fellow U.S. national team players Natasha Kai and Christie Rampone.[4] She appeared in 17 matches as co-captain during the 2009 inaugural season, leading Sky Blue to an unexpected playoff berth. During the championship 2009 Women's Professional Soccer Playoffs game against Los Angeles, she scored the only goal helping her team clinch the championship title.[citation needed]

Boston Breakers, 2012–2014

Following her husband's enrollment in Harvard Business School, O'Reilly trained with and played two matches with the Boston Breakers of the Women's Premier Soccer League Elite in 2012 after the WPS folded and during breaks with her national team duties. She was allocated to the Breakers in 2013 at the initiation of the new National Women's Soccer League.[citation needed]

FC Kansas City, 2015–

On October 27, 2015 FC Kansas City announced that it had acquired O'Reilly in a trade that sent Morgan Marlborough and Kassey Kallman to the Breakers.[5]

International

In 2002, while still in high school, O'Reilly was named to the U.S. national team. O'Reilly made her first appearance with the United States women's national soccer team on March 1, 2002, against Sweden.

2002 FIFA U-19 Women's World Cup

Key member of USA's U-19 winning team.[6]

2004 Athens Olympics

After recovering from a broken fibula from a match the year before, O'Reilly made the national team roster for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. At nineteen years old, she was the youngest player on the roster. On August 23, 2004, she scored the game-winning goal[7] in the Olympic semifinal match against Germany, propelling the United States into the final, in which they defeated Brazil for the gold medal.

2007 FIFA Women's World Cup

In the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, O'Reilly scored a critical goal against North Korea in the 69th minute, which tied the game at 2–2 and saved the Americans from a devastating opening-round loss. The United States ended up taking the bronze medal, with O'Reilly scoring a goal during the 4–1 win against Norway. She was nominated as Sports Illustrated's 2007 Sportsman of the Year.[8]

2008 Beijing Olympics

O'Reilly was a part of the U.S. Women’s Team roster for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. She scored the fastest goal in Olympic women's soccer history against New Zealand to earn the team a spot in the quarterfinals.[9] She also scored a goal in the semifinal match against Japan. The team went on to defeat heavy-favorite Brazil 1–0 to win the gold medal. Prior to the Summer Games, Time magazine ranked her number 15 on its list of 100 Olympic Athletes to Watch.[10]

2011 FIFA Women's World Cup

O'Reilly was selected for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup and in the second game of the group stage scored the first of three goals for USA against Colombia.[citation needed]

2012 London Olympics

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San Jose, Calif., 2015

At the 2012 Olympics in London, she made a crucial assist in the 123rd minute of the semifinal match against Canada, sending a cross from the right to Alex Morgan who headed the ball into the goal over the hand of Erin McLeod, propelling team USA to the gold medal match against Japan.

International goals


Goal
Date
Location Opponent Lineup # Min Assist/pass Score Result Competition
1.goal 1 2002-10-06[m 1] USACary  Italy 25.

on 66' (off Hucles)

1.1 69 Julie Foudy

5250.02005 2–0

5450.04005 4–0

Nike U.S. Cup
2.goal 2 2003-01-23[m 2] ChinaYiwu  Norway 24.

on 67' (off Milbrett)

1.1 87 Aly Wagner

5250.03005 3–1

5250.03005 3–1

Four Nations Tournament
3.goal 3 2003-06-15[m 3] USASalt Lake  Ireland 4.

off 4' (on Milbrett)

1.1 2 Julie Foudy

5150.01005 1–0

5250.05005 5–0

Friendly
4.goal 4 2004-08-23[m 4] GreeceHeraklio  Germany 46.

on 75' (off Tarpley)

1.1 99 Mia Hamm

5150.02005 2–1

5150.0200 2–1 aet

Olympics: semifinal
5.goal 5 2005-07-10[m 5] USAPortland  Ukraine 14.

on 77' (off Milbrett)

1.1 89 Kate Markgraf

5750.07005 7–0

5750.07005 7–0

Friendly
6.goal 6 2006-03-11[m 6] PortugalQuarteira  Denmark 90Start 2.1 29 Abby Wambach

5250.02005 2–0

5550.05005 5–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
7.goal 7 2.2 31 Kristine Lilly

5350.03005 3–0

8.goal 8 2006-07-23[m 7] USASan Diego  Ireland 69.

off 69' (on Rapinoe)

1.1 20 Christie Welsh

5150.01005 1–0

5550.05005 5–0

Friendly
9.goal 9 2007-01-28[m 8] ChinaGuangzhou  England 90Start 1.1 17 Natasha Kai

5150.01005 1–0

5050.01005 1–1

Four Nations Tournament
10.goal 10 2007-05-12[m 9] USAFrisco  Canada 29.

on 62' (off Tarpley)

1.1 73 Aly Wagner

5450.06005 6–2

5450.06005 6–2

Friendly
11.goal 11 2007-08-25[m 10] USACarson  Finland 90Start 1.1 76 Carli Lloyd

5450.04005 4–0

5450.04005 4–0

Friendly
12.goal 12 2007-09-11[m 11] ChinaChengdu  Korea DPR 92+.

off 92+' (on Kai)

1.1 69 unassisted

5050.02005 2–2

5050.02005 2–2

World Cup: Group B
13.goal 13 2007-09-30[m 12] ChinaShanghai  Norway 90Start 1.1 59 Lindsay Tarpley

5350.04005 4–1

5350.04005 4–1

World Cup: third place match
14.goal 14 2007-10-13[m 13] USASt. Louis  Mexico 90Start 1.1 32 Leslie Osborne

5050.01005 1–1

5450.05005 5–1

Friendly
15.goal 15 2007-10-20[m 14] USAAlbuquerque  Mexico 90Start 1.1 62 Natasha Kai

5050.01005 1–1

5050.01005 1–1

Friendly
16.goal 16 2008-03-07[m 15] PortugalAlvor  Italy 90Start 1.1 74 unassisted

5250.02005 2–0

5250.02005 2–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
17.goal 17 2008-03-10[m 16] PortugalAlvor  Norway 70.

off 70' (on Heath)

1.1 65 Leslie Osborne

5350.03005 3–0

5450.04005 4–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
18.goal 18 2008-04-04[m 17] MexicoJuarez  Jamaica 90Start 1.1 88 Lindsay Tarpley

5550.05005 5–0

5650.06005 6–0

Olympic qualifier: Group A
19.goal 19 2008-04-09[m 18] MexicoJuarez  Costa Rica 83.

off 83' (on Hucles)

1.1 72 Natasha Kai

5250.02005 2–0

5350.03005 3–0

Olympic qualifier: semifinal
20.goal 20 2008-08-12[m 19] ChinaShenyang  New Zealand 76.

off 76' (on Wagner)

1.1 1 Carli Lloyd

5150.01005 1–0

5450.04005 4–0

Olympics: Group G
21.goal 21 2008-08-18[m 20] ChinaBeijing  Japan 90Start 1.1 70 Heather Mitts

5250.03005 3–1

5250.04005 4–2

Olympics: semifinal
22.goal 22 2008-09-13[m 21] USAPhiladelphia  Ireland 90Start 1.1 86 unassisted

5250.02005 2–0

5250.02005 2–0

Friendly
23.goal 23 2008-11-01[m 22] USARichmond  Korea R 90Start 1.1 38 Natasha Kai

5250.02005 2–0

5350.03005 3–0

Friendly
24.goal 24 2008-11-08[m 23] USATampa  Korea R 74.

off 74' (on Dalmy)

1.1 72 Natasha Kai

5150.01005 1–0

5150.01005 1–0

Friendly
25.goal 25 2008-12-17[m 24] USADetroit  China PR 62.

off 62' (on White)

1.1 32 Lindsay Tarpley

5150.01005 1–0

5150.01005 1–0

Friendly
26.goal 26 2010-05-22[m 25] USACleveland  Germany 90Start 1.1 35 Amy Rodriguez

5250.02005 2–0

5450.04005 4–0

Friendly
27.goal 27 2010-10-02[m 26] USAKennesaw  China PR 62.

off 62' (on Lilly)

1.1 37 unassisted

5150.02005 2–1

5150.02005 2–1

Friendly
28.goal 28 2011-03-09[m 27] PortugalFaro  Iceland 90Start 1.1 55 Shannon Boxx

5150.03005 3–2

5250.04005 4–2

Algarve Cup: final
29.goal 29 2011-05-18[m 28] USACary  Japan 72.

off 72' (on Cheney)

1.1 69 Carli Lloyd

5250.02005 2–0

5250.02005 2–0

Friendly
30.goal 30 2011-07-02[m 29] GermanySinsheim  Colombia 62.

off 62' (on Heath)

1.1 12 unassisted

5150.01005 1–0

5350.03005 3–0

World Cup: Group C
31.goal 31 2012-01-20[m 30] CanadaVancouver  Dominican 90Start 3.1 17 Ali Krieger

5450.04005 4–0

6450.14005 14–0

Olympic qualifier: Group B
32.goal 32 3.2 31 Lauren Cheney

5750.07005 7–0

33.goal 33 3.3 64 Amy Rodriguez

6450.14005 14–0

34.goal 34 2012-01-24[m 31] CanadaVancouver  Mexico 90Start 1.1 8 unassisted

5150.01005 1–0

5450.04005 4–0

Olympic qualifier: Group B
35.goal 35 2012-09-01[m 32] USARochester  Costa Rica 45.

on 46' (off Boxx)

1.1 89 Sydney Leroux

5850.08005 8–0

5850.08005 8–0

Friendly
36.goal 36 2012-09-19[m 33] USACommerce  Australia 45.

off 46' (on Rapinoe)

1.1 25 Alex Morgan

5150.01005 1–0

5450.06005 6–2

Friendly
37.goal 37 2013-10-27[m 34] USASan Francisco  New Zealand 90.Start 1.1 87 Christen Press

5350.04005 4–1

5350.04005 4–1

Friendly
38.goal 38 2013-02-08[m 35] USABoca Raton  Russia 68.

off 68' (on Tymrak)

1.1 32 unassisted

5250.02005 2–0

5750.07005 7–0

Friendly
39.goal 39 2013-02-13[m 36] USAAtlanta  Russia 90.Start 1.1 83 Christen Press

5850.07005 7–0

5850.08005 8–0

Friendly
40.goal 40 2014-03-12[m 37] PortugalParchal  Korea DPR 45.

on 46' (off Heath)

1.1 88 Carli Lloyd

5350.03005 3–0

5350.03005 3–0

Algarve: seventh place match
41.goal 41 2014-09-13[m 38] USASandy  Mexico 30.

on 60' (off Press)

1.1 75 Alex Morgan

5850.08005 8–0

5850.08005 8–0

Friendly
42.goal 42 2015-08-16[m 39] USAPittsburgh  Costa Rica 90.Start 2.1 4 unassisted

5150.01005 1–0

5850.08005 8–0

Friendly
43.goal 43 2.2 59 Christen Press

5650.06005 6–0

44.goal 44 2015-08-19[m 40] USAChattanooga  Costa Rica 45.

off 45' (on Rodriguez)

2.1 13 Carli Lloyd

5250.02005 2–0

5550.07005 7–2

Friendly
45.goal 45 2.2 23 Abby Wambach

5550.05005 5–0

46.goal 46 2015-09-20[m 41] USABirmingham  Haiti 31.

on 60' (off Klingenberg)

1.1 89 Amy Rodriguez

5850.08005 8–0

5850.08005 8–0

Friendly

Honors

Team

Individual

Endorsements

O'Reilly has endorsement deals with Adidas and TRX Training. In 2013, she appeared in a commercial for Adidas' Adizero™ running shoe.[11]

In popular culture

Magazines

In 2008, Time listed profiled O'Reilly as the #15 Olympic Athlete to Watch in their list of 100 Olympic Athletes To Watch.[12] She has been featured in Fitness,[13] Shape,[14] Teen Vogue,[15] Sports Illustrated,[16] and Boston Magazine.[17]

Video Games

O'Reilly was featured along with her national teammates in the EA Sports' FIFA video game series in FIFA 16, the first time women players were included in the game.[18]

Ticker Tape Parade and White House Honor

Following the United States' win at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, O'Reilly and her teammates became the first women's sports team to be honored with a Ticker Tape Parade in New York City.[19] Each player received a key to the city from Mayor Bill de Blasio.[20] In October of the same year, the team was honored by President Barack Obama at the White House.[21]

Television and film

O'Reilly has made appearances with her national teammates on Late Night with David Letterman, The Today Show,[22][23] The Rachel Maddow Show[24] and Good Morning America.[25] She was featured in the film, Winning Isn't Everything about the women's soccer program at the University of North Carolina.[26]

Personal life

O'Reilly married former UNC lacrosse player Dave Werry, whom she met when the two attended UNC, in 2011.[27]

She is nicknamed HAO, the initials for 'Heather Ann O'Reilly' and pronounced 'hey-oh'.[28]

See also

References

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Further reading

  • Crothers, Tim (2010), The Man Watching: Anson Dorrance and the University of North Carolina Women's Soccer Dynasty, Macmillan, ISBN 1429946261
  • Grainey, Timothy (2012), Beyond Bend It Like Beckham: The Global Phenomenon of Women's Soccer, University of Nebraska Press, ISBN 0803240368
  • Lisi, Clemente A. (2010), The U.S. Women's Soccer Team: An American Success Story, Scarecrow Press, ISBN 0810874164
  • Stevens, Dakota (2011), A Look at the Women's Professional Soccer Including the Soccer Associations, Teams, Players, Awards, and More, BiblioBazaar, ISBN 1241047464
  • Stewart, Barbara (2012), Women's Soccer: The Passionate Game, Greystone Books Ltd, ISBN 1926812603

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