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Cortney O'Connell

position

Forward

Height

5-3

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Chantilly, Va.

High School

Freedom

Cortney O'Connell - Soccer - University of Miami Athletics

2014 (Sophomore): Saw action in 15 games, including nine starts…Finished with seven shots on season, including one on goal…Had multi-shot performances against Virginia (Sept. 20) and Virginia Tech (Oct. 9)…Started first eight matches of season…Posted season-high 83 minutes in season opener at Florida (Aug. 22).

2013 (Freshman): Saw action in 14 games, including four starts … Tied for third on team in goals (two) on just five shots … Scored career-first goal in first collegiate game against Cleveland State (Sept. 6) … Went season-high 63 minutes in win over NC State (Sept. 19) … Scored dramatic winner in final minute of regulation against Clemson (Oct. 31), a masterful strike from distance … Finished season with four points … Earned letter.

High School: Competed for Freedom for two seasons (2009 and 2010) … Garnered Washington Post All-Metro honorable mention accolades as a sophomore … Earned all-state honorable mention honors … Named to all-district second team in 2009 and first team in 2010.

Club:  Competed for Bethesda SC from 2008-13 … Spent youth at Herndon Elite (FC Virginia) from 2002-08 … Helped guide Bethesda to Maryland state championship in 2008 and 2009 … Led Bethesda to US Youth Soccer Region I Championship in 2011 … Was selected to the ECNL player development program (Philadelphia) in 2012.

ODP: Competed for Virginia state team in 2006 and 2007 … Selected to national camp in 2008 … Also played for Washington Freedom Super-Y Team (2008-10) … Won Super-Y League North American Championship in 2010.

Personal: Parents are Mike and Kim … Has a sister Callie (16) and brother Michael (14) … Undecided on major.