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Heather O'Reilly (born January 2, 1985) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder for the North Carolina Courage. She played for the United States women's national soccer team (USWNT), with whom she won three Olympic gold medals and a FIFA Women's World Cup. She signed with the Arsenal Ladies Football Club on January 18, 2017. O'Reilly previously played for FC Kansas City of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), Boston Breakers (NWSL), Sky Blue FC of Women's Professional Soccer (WPS), and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Heather O'Reilly
Heather O'Reilly with gold medal.jpg
Heather O'Reilly with her 2012 Olympics gold medal
Personal information
Full name Heather O’Reilly
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
North Carolina Courage
Number 17
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)
2013–2014 Boston Breakers (NWSL) 42 (14)
2015–2016 FC Kansas City 27 (3)
2017–2018 Arsenal Ladies 24 (3)
2018– North Carolina Courage 8 (0)
National team
United States U-19
United States U-21
2002–2016 United States 231 (47)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 24, 2018

Upon her retirement from international play in September 2016, she is one of the world's most capped soccer players with over 230 international appearances to her name. She is a skilled flank player, currently tied for fifth with Julie Foudy in USWNT history for assists. She is also the eighth most capped player in USWNT history.

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Early lifeEdit

Born to Andrew and Carol O'Reilly, Heather O'Reilly is the youngest of four children. Growing up in East Brunswick, 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]

North Carolina Tar Heels, 2003–06Edit

 
O'Reilly as a Tar Heel player

O'Reilly was an education major at the 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 the 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]

Club careerEdit

New Jersey Wildcats, 2004–2005Edit

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

Sky Blue FC, 2009–2011Edit

 
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 match against Los Angeles, she scored the only goal helping her team clinch the Championship title.[citation needed]

Boston Breakers, 2012–2014Edit

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, 2015–2016Edit

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]

Arsenal, 2017–2018Edit

On January 18, 2017, Arsenal announced they had signed O'Reilly.[6] The club is a member of the top division of the Football Association Women's Super League, the highest level of women's professional soccer in England. After 38 appearances in all competitions and four goals, it was confirmed by Arsenal that she would leave the club in the summer of 2018.[7]

North Carolina Courage, 2018–presentEdit

After FC Kansas City ceased operations, the Utah Royals FC maintained O'Reilly's NWSL rights. On June 28, 2018, the Courage traded Makenzy Doniak and a 2019 3rd round pick for O'Reilly and a 2019 2nd round pick.[8] O'Reilly appeared in 8 regular season games and both playoff games for the Courage. North Carolina won the NWSL Shield & NWSL Championship.[9]

North Carolina participated in the 2018 Women's International Champions Cup, O'Reilly started in the Championship Game and scored a goal in the 10th minute. The Courage defeated Olympique Lyonnais 1–0 to win the inaugural edition of the tournament.[10]

On April 12, 2019, O'Reilly announced via social media that she would retire from professional soccer at the conclusion of the 2019 NWSL Season.[11]

International career (2002–16)Edit

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 CupEdit

O'Reilly was a key member of USA's U-19 winning team, scoring four goals and created seven. This helped the USA youth to win their first World Championship ever for this level.[12]

2004 Athens OlympicsEdit

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 match winning goal[13] in the Olympic semi-final match against Germany, propelling the United States into the final, in which they defeated Brazil for the gold medal.

2007 FIFA Women's World CupEdit

In the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, O'Reilly scored a critical goal against North Korea in the 69th minute, which tied the match 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.[14]

2008 Beijing OlympicsEdit

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.[15] She also scored a goal in the semi-final match against Japan. The team went on to defeat heavy-favorites 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.[16]

2011 FIFA Women's World CupEdit

O'Reilly was selected for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup and in the second match of the group stage scored the first of three goals for USA against Colombia.[17]

2012 London OlympicsEdit

 
Playing for the U.S. national team in San Jose, Calif., 2015

At the 2012 Olympics in London, she made a crucial assist in the 123rd minute of the semi-final 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.

2015 FIFA Women's World CupEdit

O'Reilly was selected for her third World Cup in 2015.[18] She did not appear in any games during the tournament but became a World Cup Champion on July 5, when the United States defeated Japan 5–2 in the Women's World Cup final. O'Reilly joined the national team on a Victory Tour following their World Cup win.

2016 Rio OlympicsEdit

To some controversy, she was left off the team by Jill Ellis and made an alternate for the 2016 Rio Olympics even with having the most caps of the current squad (229).[19] The U.S. national team went on to achieve its worst ever Olympic finish, being knocked out by Sweden in the quarter-finals.

Retirement, 2016Edit

On September 1, 2016, O'Reilly announced her retirement from the Women's National Team after 15 years.[20] She retired on September 15 after a friendly match against Thailand, held in Columbus, Ohio,[20] after the USWNT scored 9 goals.[m 1]

International goalsEdit

Key (expand for notes on “international goals” and sorting)
Location Geographic location of the venue where the competition occurred
Sorted by country name first, then by city name
Lineup Start – played entire match
on minute (off player) – substituted on at the minute indicated, and player was substituted off at the same time

off minute (on player) – substituted off at the minute indicated, and player was substituted on at the same time
(c) – captain
Sorted by minutes played

# NumberOfGoals.goalNumber scored by the player in the match (alternate notation to Goal in match)
Min The minute in the match the goal was scored. For list that include caps, blank indicates played in the match but did not score a goal.
Assist/pass The ball was passed by the player, which assisted in scoring the goal. This column depends on the availability and source of this information.
penalty or pk Goal scored on penalty-kick which was awarded due to foul by opponent. (Goals scored in penalty-shoot-out, at the end of a tied match after extra-time, are not included.)
Score The match score after the goal was scored.
Sorted by goal difference, then by goal scored by the player's team
Result The final score.

Sorted by goal difference in the match, then by goal difference in penalty-shoot-out if it is taken, followed by goal scored by the player's team in the match, then by goal scored in the penalty-shoot-out. For matches with identical final scores, match ending in extra-time without penalty-shoot-out is a tougher match, therefore precede matches that ended in regulation

aet The score at the end of extra-time; the match was tied at the end of 90' regulation
pso Penalty-shoot-out score shown in parenthesis; the match was tied at the end of extra-time
Light-purple background colorexhibition or closed door international friendly match
Light-yellow background color – match at an invitational tournament
Light-orange background color – Olympic women's football qualification match
Light-blue background color – FIFA women's world cup qualification match
Orange background color – Olympic women's football tournament
Blue background color – FIFA women's world cup final tournament

NOTE: some keys may not apply for a particular football player


Goal
Date
Location Opponent Lineup # Min Assist/pass Score Result Competition
goal 1 2002-10-06[m 2] Cary   Italy 25.

on 66' (off Hucles)

1.1 69 Julie Foudy

5250.02005 2–0

5450.04005 4–0

Nike U.S. Cup
goal 2 2003-01-23[m 3] Yiwu   Norway 24.

on 67' (off Milbrett)

1.1 87 Aly Wagner

5250.03005 3–1

5250.03005 3–1

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

off 4' (on Milbrett)

1.1 2 Julie Foudy

5150.01005 1–0

5250.05005 5–0

Friendly
goal 4 2004-08-23[m 5] Heraklio   Germany 46.

on 75' (off Tarpley)

1.1 99 Mia Hamm

5150.02005 2–1

5150.0200 2–1 aet

Olympics: semifinal
goal 5 2005-07-10[m 6] Portland   Ukraine 14.

on 77' (off Milbrett)

1.1 89 Kate Markgraf

5750.07005 7–0

5750.07005 7–0

Friendly
goal 6 2006-03-11[m 7] Quarteira   Denmark Start 2.1 29 Abby Wambach

5250.02005 2–0

5550.05005 5–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
goal 7 2.2 31 Kristine Lilly

5350.03005 3–0

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

off 69' (on Rapinoe)

1.1 20 Christie Welsh

5150.01005 1–0

5550.05005 5–0

Friendly
goal 9 2007-01-28[m 9] Guangzhou   England Start 1.1 17 Natasha Kai

5150.01005 1–0

5050.01005 1–1

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

on 62' (off Tarpley)

1.1 73 Aly Wagner

5450.06005 6–2

5450.06005 6–2

Friendly
goal 11 2007-08-25[m 11] Carson   Finland Start 1.1 76 Carli Lloyd

5450.04005 4–0

5450.04005 4–0

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

off 92+' (on Kai)

1.1 69 unassisted

5050.02005 2–2

5050.02005 2–2

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

5350.04005 4–1

5350.04005 4–1

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

5050.01005 1–1

5450.05005 5–1

Friendly
goal 15 2007-10-20[m 15] Albuquerque   Mexico Start 1.1 62 Natasha Kai

5050.01005 1–1

5050.01005 1–1

Friendly
goal 16 2008-03-07[m 16] Alvor   Italy Start 1.1 74 unassisted

5250.02005 2–0

5250.02005 2–0

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

off 70' (on Heath)

1.1 65 Leslie Osborne

5350.03005 3–0

5450.04005 4–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
goal 18 2008-04-04[m 18] Juarez   Jamaica Start 1.1 88 Lindsay Tarpley

5550.05005 5–0

5650.06005 6–0

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

off 83' (on Hucles)

1.1 72 Natasha Kai

5250.02005 2–0

5350.03005 3–0

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

off 76' (on Wagner)

1.1 1 Carli Lloyd

5150.01005 1–0

5450.04005 4–0

Olympics: Group G
goal 21 2008-08-18[m 21] Beijing   Japan Start 1.1 70 Heather Mitts

5250.03005 3–1

5250.04005 4–2

Olympics: semifinal
goal 22 2008-09-13[m 22] Philadelphia   Ireland Start 1.1 86 unassisted

5250.02005 2–0

5250.02005 2–0

Friendly
goal 23 2008-11-01[m 23] Richmond   Korea R Start 1.1 38 Natasha Kai

5250.02005 2–0

5350.03005 3–0

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

off 74' (on Dalmy)

1.1 72 Natasha Kai

5150.01005 1–0

5150.01005 1–0

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

off 62' (on White)

1.1 32 Lindsay Tarpley

5150.01005 1–0

5150.01005 1–0

Friendly
goal 26 2010-05-22[m 26] Cleveland   Germany Start 1.1 35 Amy Rodriguez

5250.02005 2–0

5450.04005 4–0

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

off 62' (on Lilly)

1.1 37 unassisted

5150.02005 2–1

5150.02005 2–1

Friendly
goal 28 2011-03-09[m 28] Faro   Iceland Start 1.1 55 Shannon Boxx

5150.03005 3–2

5250.04005 4–2

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

off 72' (on Cheney)

1.1 69 Carli Lloyd

5250.02005 2–0

5250.02005 2–0

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

off 62' (on Heath)

1.1 12 unassisted

5150.01005 1–0

5350.03005 3–0

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

5450.04005 4–0

6450.14005 14–0

Olympic qualifier: Group B
goal 32 3.2 31 Lauren Cheney

5750.07005 7–0

goal 33 3.3 64 Amy Rodriguez

6450.14005 14–0

goal 34 2012-01-24[m 32] Vancouver   Mexico Start 1.1 8 unassisted

5150.01005 1–0

5450.04005 4–0

Olympic qualifier: Group B
goal 35 2012-09-01[m 33] Rochester   Costa Rica 45.

on 46' (off Boxx)

1.1 89 Sydney Leroux

5850.08005 8–0

5850.08005 8–0

Friendly
goal 36 2012-09-19[m 34] Commerce   Australia 45.

off 46' (on Rapinoe)

1.1 25 Alex Morgan

5150.01005 1–0

5450.06005 6–2

Friendly
goal 37 2013-10-27[m 35] San Francisco   New Zealand Start 1.1 87 Christen Press

5350.04005 4–1

5350.04005 4–1

Friendly
goal 38 2013-02-08[m 36] Boca Raton   Russia 68.

off 68' (on Tymrak)

1.1 32 unassisted

5250.02005 2–0

5750.07005 7–0

Friendly
goal 39 2013-02-13[m 37] Atlanta   Russia Start 1.1 83 Christen Press

5850.07005 7–0

5850.08005 8–0

Friendly
goal 40 2014-03-12[m 38] Parchal   Korea DPR 45.

on 46' (off Heath)

1.1 88 Carli Lloyd

5350.03005 3–0

5350.03005 3–0

Algarve: seventh place match
goal 41 2014-09-13[m 39] Sandy   Mexico 30.

on 60' (off Press)

1.1 75 Alex Morgan

5850.08005 8–0

5850.08005 8–0

Friendly
goal 42 2015-08-16[m 40] Pittsburgh   Costa Rica Start 2.1 4 unassisted

5150.01005 1–0

5850.08005 8–0

Friendly
goal 43 2.2 59 Christen Press

5650.06005 6–0

goal 44 2015-08-19[m 41] Chattanooga   Costa Rica 45.

off 45' (on Rodriguez)

2.1 13 Carli Lloyd

5250.02005 2–0

5550.07005 7–2

Friendly
goal 45 2.2 23 Abby Wambach

5550.05005 5–0

goal 46 2015-09-20[m 42] Birmingham   Haiti 31.

on 60' (off Klingenberg)

1.1 89 Amy Rodriguez

5850.08005 8–0

5850.08005 8–0

Friendly
goal 47 2016-09-15[m 1] Columbus   Thailand Start; (c) 2.1 5 Carli Lloyd

5350.03005 3–0

5950.09005 9–0

Friendly

Assists made in international matchesEdit

Heather O'Reilly is among the top ten players of United States women's national soccer team in providing assists.


Assist
Date N Location Opponent Lineup Min Goal scorer Score Result Competition
assist 1 2002-10-06[m 2] 1 Cary   Italy 25.

on 66' (off Hucles)

73 Joy Fawcett

5350.03005 3–0

5450.04005 4–0

Nike U.S. Cup
assist 2 2004-07-21[m 43] 0 Blaine   Australia 30.

on 71' (off Wagner)

76 Mia Hamm

5150.02005 2–1

5250.03005 3–1

Friendly
assist 3 81 Abby Wambach

5250.03005 3–1

assist 4 2005-03-11[m 44] 0 Guia   Finland 45.

off 45' (on Tarpley)

41 Christie Welsh

5250.02005 2–0

5350.03005 3–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
assist 5 2005-10-23[m 45] 0 Charleston   Mexico 66.

off 66' (on Milbrett)

34 Abby Wambach Friendly
assist 6 2006-03-13[m 46] 0 Faro   France 73.

off 73' (on Kai)

49 Aly Wagner

5350.04005 4–1

Algarve Cup: Group B
assist 7 2006-07-15[m 47] 0 Blaine   Sweden 60.

off 60' (on Kai)

38 Abby Wambach

5150.01005 1–0

5150.03005 3–2

Friendly
assist 8 2007-04-14[m 48] 0 Foxborough   Mexico 23.

on 68' (off Tarpley)

88 Lauren Cheney

5550.05005 5–0

5550.05005 5–0

Friendly
assist 9 2008-01-16[m 49] 0 Guangzhou   Canada 73.

off 73' (on Kai)

51 Amy Rodriguez

5150.01005 1–0

5450.04005 4–0

Four Nations Tournament
assist 10 65

5250.02005 2–0

assist 11 71 Lindsay Tarpley

5350.03005 3–0

assist 12 2008-04-06[m 50] 0 Juarez   Mexico Start 13 Natasha Kai

5150.01005 1–0

5250.03005 3–1

Olympic qualifier: Group A
assist 13 2008-06-15[m 51] 0 Suwon   Australia 72.

off 72' (on Heath)

35

5150.02005 2–1

Peace Queen Cup
assist 14 2008-08-15[m 52] 0 Shanghai   Canada 91.

off 91' (on Kai)

12 Angela Hucles

5150.02005 2–1 aet

Olympics: quarterfinal
assist 15 2008-08-18[m 21] 1 Beijing   Japan Start 41

5050.01005 1–1

5250.04005 4–2

Olympics: semifinal
assist 16 80

5350.04005 4–1

assist 17 2008-09-13[m 22] 1 Philadelphia   Ireland Start; (c) 32 Natasha Kai

5150.01005 1–0

5250.02005 2–0

Friendly
assist 18 2008-11-01[m 23] 1 Richmond   Korea R Start 26 Angela Hucles

5250.03005 3–1

Friendly
assist 19 2009-03-04[m 53] 0 Lagos   Denmark 78.

off 78' (on White)

22 Angie Woznuk

5250.02005 2–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
assist 20 2009-05-25[m 54] 0 Toronto   Canada Start 46 Megan Rapinoe

5250.02005 2–0

5450.04005 4–0

Friendly
assist 21 80 Lauren Cheney

5450.04005 4–0

assist 22 2010-03-03[m 55] 0 Faro   Germany Start 22 Abby Wambach

5250.02005 2–0

5150.03005 3–2

Algarve Cup: Final
assist 23 2010-03-28[m 56] 0 San Diego   Mexico 63.

off 63' (on O'Hara)

12 Amy Rodriguez

5150.01005 1–0

5350.03005 3–0

Friendly
assist 24 2010-10-02[m 27] 1 Kennesaw   China PR 62.

off 62' (on Lilly)

21 Megan Rapinoe

5150.02005 2–1

Friendly
assist 25 2010-10-30[m 57] 0 Cancun   Guatemala Start 21 Amy Rodriguez

5950.09005 9–0

World Cup qualifier: Group B
assist 26 49 Alex Morgan

5750.07005 7–0

assist 27 2010-11-01[m 58] 0 Cancun   Costa Rica 16.

on 75' (off Boxx)

81

5450.04005 4–0

5450.04005 4–0

World Cup qualifier: Group B
assist 28 2011-03-02[m 59] 0 Santo Antonio   Japan Start 18 Megan Rapinoe

5250.02005 2–0

5150.02005 2–1

Algarve Cup: Group A
assist 29 2011-05-18[m 29] 1 Cary   Japan 72.

off 72' (on Cheney)

28 Amy Rodriguez

5150.01005 1–0

5250.02005 2–0

Friendly
assist 30 2011-07-13[m 60] 0 Mönchengladbach   France 87.

off 87' (on Heath)

9 Lauren Cheney

5150.01005 1–0

5250.03005 3–1

World Cup: semifinal
assist 31 2012-01-20[m 31] 3 Vancouver   Dominican Start 1 Abby Wambach

6450.14005 14–0

Olympic qualifier: Group B
assist 32 30 Tobin Heath

5650.06005 6–0

assist 33 64 Lauren Cheney

6150.11005 11–0

assist 34 2012-02-29[m 61] 0 Lagos   Denmark 45.

off 45' (on Rodriguez)

21 Alex Morgan

5150.01005 1–0

5550.05005 5–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
assist 35 2012-03-07[m 62] 0 Parchal   Sweden 71.

off 71' (on Rapinoe)

4

5450.04005 4–0

5450.04005 4–0

Algarve Cup: third place match
assist 36 2012-06-16[m 63] 0 Halmstad   Sweden 45.

off 45' (on Heath)

8 Abby Wambach

5150.01005 1–0

5250.03005 3–1

Volvo Winners Cup
assist 37 2012-06-18[m 64] 0 Halmstad   Japan 23.

on 68' (off Cheney)

90+2

5350.04005 4–1

5350.04005 4–1

Volvo Winners Cup
assist 38 2012-08-06[m 65] 0 Manchester   Canada 20.

on 101' (off Cheney)

120+3 Alex Morgan

5150.04005 4–3

5150.0401 4–3 aet

Olympics: semifinal
assist 39 2012-09-16[m 66] 0 Carson   Australia 45.

on 46' (off Rapinoe)

55

5050.01005 1–1

5150.02005 2–1

Friendly
assist 40 2012-11-28[m 67] 0 Portland   Ireland 45.

on 46' (off Heath)

62 Sydney Leroux

5450.04005 4–0

5550.05005 5–0

Friendly
assist 41 2012-12-12[m 68] 0 Houston   China PR Start 20 Abby Wambach

5150.01005 1–0

5450.04005 4–0

Friendly
assist 42 63

5350.03005 3–0

assist 43 85 Amy Rodriguez

5450.04005 4–0

assist 44 2013-04-09[m 69] 0 The Hague   Netherlands 65.

off 65' (on Klingenberg)

60 Christen Press

5350.03005 3–0

5250.03005 3–1

Friendly
assist 45 2013-06-15[m 70] 0 Foxborough   Korea R Start 57 Carli Lloyd

5250.03005 3–1

5350.04005 4–1

Friendly
assist 46 2013-10-20[m 71] 0 San Antonio   Australia Start 90+1 Christen Press

5450.04005 4–0

5450.04005 4–0

Friendly
assist 47 2013-11-10[m 72] 0 Orlando   Brazil Start 15 Sydney Leroux

5150.01005 1–0

5350.04005 4–1

Friendly
assist 48 2014-02-08[m 36] 1 Boca Raton   Russia 68.

off 68' (on Tymrak)

29 Carli Lloyd

5750.07005 7–0

Friendly
assist 49 2014-02-13[m 37] 1 Atlanta   Russia Start 52 Amy Rodriguez

5350.03005 3–0

5850.08005 8–0

Friendly
assist 50 2014-03-10[m 73] 0 Albufeira   Denmark 54.

off 54' (on Rapinoe)

51 Christen Press

4850.01005 1–3

4850.03005 3–5

Algarve Cup: Group B
assist 51 2014-09-18[m 74] 0 Rochester   Mexico 45.

on 46' (off Heath)

79 Alex Morgan

5450.04005 4–0

5450.04005 4–0

Friendly
assist 52 2014-09-18[m 75] 0 Brasilia   Argentina 45.

on 46' (off Chalupny)

47 Carli Lloyd

5650.06005 6–0

5750.07005 7–0

International Tournament of Brasilia
assist 53 2015-08-16[m 40] 1 Pittsburgh   Costa Rica Start 68 Christen Press

5850.08005 8–0

5850.08005 8–0

Friendly
assist 54 2015-08-17[m 76] 0 Pittsburgh   Costa Rica 28.

on 63' (off Press)

90+3 Crystal Dunn

5550.05005 5–0

5550.05005 5–0

Friendly
assist 55 2016-09-18[m 1] 2 Columbus   Thailand Start 1 Carli Lloyd

5150.01005 1–0

5950.09005 9–0

Friendly
NOTE: N = number of goals scored by Heather O'Reilly in the match

HonorsEdit

CollegeEdit

ClubEdit

Sky Blue FC

  • WPS Championship: 2009

FC Kansas City

Arsenal

North Carolina Courage

InternationalEdit

IndividualEdit

EndorsementsEdit

O'Reilly has endorsement deals with Adidas. In 2013, she appeared in a commercial for Adidas' Adizero™ running shoe.[23]

In popular cultureEdit

MagazinesEdit

In 2008, Time listed profiled O'Reilly as the No. 15 Olympic Athlete to Watch in their list of 100 Olympic Athletes To Watch.[24] She has been featured in Fitness,[25] Shape,[26] Teen Vogue,[27] Sports Illustrated,[28] and Boston Magazine.[29]

Video GamesEdit

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.[30]

Ticker tape parade and White House honorsEdit

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.[31] Each player received a key to the city from Mayor Bill de Blasio.[32] In October of the same year, the team was honored by President Barack Obama at the White House.[33]

Television and filmEdit

O'Reilly has made appearances with her national teammates on Late Night with David Letterman, The Today Show,[34][35] The Rachel Maddow Show[36] and Good Morning America.[37] She was featured in the film, Winning Isn't Everything about the women's soccer program at the University of North Carolina.[38]

Personal lifeEdit

O'Reilly married former UNC lacrosse player Dave Werry in 2011, whom she met when the two attended UNC.[39]

She is nicknamed HAO, the initials for 'Heather Ann O'Reilly' and pronounced 'hey-oh'.[40]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  16. ^ Gregory, Sean (July 24, 2008). "15. Heather O'Reilly – 100 Olympic Athletes to Watch". Time (magazine). Retrieved October 3, 2011.
  17. ^ Trends, Dean Praetorius Director of; Media, Social; Post, The Huffington (July 2, 2011). "Incredible World Cup Goal".
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  28. ^ Segura, Melissa (February 3, 2003). "Date With Destiny". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
  29. ^ Kahn, Madison (March 2013). "Reverse the Curse: Boston Breakers and Women's Soccer Make a Comeback". Boston Magazine. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
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Match reports

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  5. ^ "U.S. WNT Down Germany 2–1 in Overtime of Olympic Semi-final". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on April 25, 2012. Retrieved April 3, 2018.
  6. ^ "U.S. Women's National Team Earns 7–0 Win Against Ukraine". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on June 30, 2012. Retrieved April 3, 2018.
  7. ^ "U.S. WNT Defeats Denmark, 5–0, in Second Group B Match of 2006 Algarve Cup". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on June 23, 2013.
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  18. ^ "U.S. Women Defeat Jamaica, 6–0, to Open Olympic Qualifying; Wambach Scores Twice at USA is Through to Semi-finals". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on May 22, 2013.
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  20. ^ "U.S. Advances to Olympic Quarterfinals with 4–0 Victory Against New Zealand". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on April 25, 2012.
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  22. ^ a b "U.S. Women Open Achieve Your Gold Tour With 2–0 Win Against Ireland in Philadelphia". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on April 25, 2012.
  23. ^ a b "U.S. Women Earn Fourth Victory on Achieve Your Gold Tour With 3–1 Win Over South Korea". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on April 25, 2012.
  24. ^ "Heather O'Reilly Nets Ninth Goal of 2008 As U.S. Women Defeat Korea Republic 1–0 in Tampa". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on April 25, 2012.
  25. ^ "U.S. Women Defeat China PR 1–0 in Final Match of Achieve Your Gold Tour to Finish Historic Year With 33–1–2 Record". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on April 25, 2012.
  26. ^ "Wambach Scores Twice, Lilly and O'Reilly Add Goals As U.S. Women Roll to Impressive 4–0 Victory Against Germany". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on December 21, 2013.
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  28. ^ "U.S. WNT Defeats Iceland For 2011 Algarve Cup Title". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on November 22, 2011.
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  33. ^ "U.S. Women's National Team Topples Costa Rica 8–0 to Open Fan Tribute Tour in Rochester". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on March 23, 2014.
  34. ^ "U.S. Women's National Team Provides Head Coach Pia Sundhage with 6–2 Victory in Final Match in Charge". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on February 28, 2014.
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  43. ^ "U.S. Women Defeat Australia, 3–1, as Mia Hamm Scores 150th Career Goal". U.S.Soccer. Archived from the original on November 1, 2013.
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Further readingEdit

  • 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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