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Nichelle Patrice Prince (born February 19, 1995) is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for the Houston Dash of the National Women's Soccer League and the Canadian national team.[1]

Nichelle Prince
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Prince (right) during a match at the 2016 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Full name Nichelle Patrice Prince
Date of birth (1995-02-19) February 19, 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth Ajax, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Houston Dash
Number 14
Youth career
Ajax SC, Richmond Hill, Pickering SC
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 Ohio State Buckeyes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– Houston Dash 45 (5)
National team
2012 Canada U-17 9 (3)
2014 Canada U-20 4 (1)
2013– Canada 51 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 8, 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 10, 2019

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Club careerEdit

Houston Dash, 2017–Edit

After playing college soccer with the Ohio State Buckeyes,[2] Prince was selected 28th overall by the Houston Dash in the 2017 NWSL College Draft.[3]

International careerEdit

Prince was a member of the team that won a silver medal at the 2012 CONCACAF Under-17 Championship in Guatemala and a silver medal at the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship. She and her team won an Olympic bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.[4] On May 25, 2019 she was named to the roster for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.[5]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of April 20, 2019[6]
Club League Season League Playoffs Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Houston Dash NWSL 2017 23 3 0 0 23 3
2018 20 1 0 0 20 1
2019 2 1 0 0 2 1
Total 45 5 0 0 45 5
Career total 45 5 0 0 45 5

International goalsEdit


Goal
Date Location Opponent Score Result Competition
1. January 14, 2013 Yongchuan Sports Center, Yongchuan   South Korea

5350.03005 1–3

5650.06005 1–3

2013 Four Nations Tournament
2. December 9, 2015 Arena das Dunas, Natal   Mexico

5350.03005 3–0

5650.06005 3–0

2015 International Tournament of Natal
3. December 13, 2015 Arena das Dunas, Natal   Trinidad and Tobago

5350.03005 3–0

5650.06005 4–0

2015 International Tournament of Natal
4. February 16, 2016 BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston   Guatemala

5150.01005 4–0

10–0

2016 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying
5.

5150.01005 8–0

6.

5150.01005 9–0

7. September 2, 2018 TD Place Arena, Ottawa   Brazil

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 1–0

Friendly
8. October 5, 2018 H-E-B Park, Edinburg   Jamaica

5150.01005 1–0

2–0

2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship
9.

5150.01005 2–0

10. October 11, 2018 H-E-B Park, Edinburg   Costa Rica

5150.01005 2–0

3–1

2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship
11. June 15, 2019 Stade des Alpes   New Zealand

5350.03005 2–0

5650.06005 2–0

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Group Stage

HonoursEdit

Canada

Personal lifeEdit

Prince's father is Jamaican, while her mother comes from the United States.[7] She has two sisters named Christine and Kendra. She enjoys reading, writing, yoga during her free time. Her favourites have included Christine Sinclair, Lionel Messi, Carlos Tévez, Real Madrid, Manchester City, Perdita Felicien, and Priscilla Lopes-Schliep.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nichelle Prince profile". Canadian Soccer Association. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  2. ^ Ohio State. "Nichelle Prince bio".
  3. ^ NWSL (January 12, 2017). "Complete 2017 NWSL College Draft Results". Archived from the original on January 13, 2017.
  4. ^ Canada Soccer Association (May 26, 2017). "Nichelle Prince bio".
  5. ^ "Together We Rise: Canada Soccer announces squad for the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019". Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  6. ^ "Nichelle Prince Profile".
  7. ^ Canada player profile
  8. ^ Canada Soccer Association (May 26, 2017). "Nichelle Prince bio".

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