#17  -  Veronica Perez



Nationality: United States

 Bio:

Professional
2012: Perez played for the Seattle Sounders Women in the W-League and was a leading scorer ... In the summer of 2012, Perez played in Iceland’s top division for Stjarnan Women ... The team won the Icelandic Women’s Cup with a 1-0 win over Valur ... 2011: When Saint Louis Athletica folded as a team, Perez focused on training with the Mexico women’s national team ... 2010: Perez was selected by Saint Louis Athletica as the 37th overall pick in the WPS draft.

Mexico Women’s National Team
2011: Perez led Mexico to a third-place finish at the 2011 Pan American Games ... Represented Mexico at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany ... 2010: Scored the winning goal against the United States in the CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifying game on November 5, 2010.

College
Perez attended the University of Washington ... 2009: Was a Second-Team All-Pac-10 Selection and was named an honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic for the second season in a row ... Was also named the team’s Player of the Year and Offensive MVP for the second year in a row ... Finished the season ranked second on the team with 15 points ... Tied for first on the team with six goals and tied for second with three assists ... Led the team with 66 shots and had two game-winning goals ... Finished her collegiate career ranking third in shots with 194, third in games played with 83, fourth in game-winning goals with 8, tied for sixth in goals with 21, and eighth in points with 53 ... 2008: Finished the season as the team leader in goals with 13 ... Also led the team with six game-winning goals, 31 points and 71 shots ... Was named Second Team All-Pac-10 ... Named NSCAA and Soccer Buzz Second Team All-West Region ... Honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic ... Was named the team’s Player of the Year and Offensive MVP ... 2007: Played all 19 games in the season, starting 11 of them ... Tied for fourth on the team with five points coming from one goal and three assists ... Her 25 attempted shots throughout the season placed her at third-most on the team ... 2006: Perez played all 20 games of the season, starting 15 and attempted 32 shots, scoring one goal.

Personal
Perez was born in Hayward, California and is a dual citizen of Mexico and the United States ... Her parents are Irene Murillo and Bernardo Perez.
 

PLAYER HISTORY
COMPETITION SEASON DIVISION TEAM
National Women's Soccer League 2014 NWSL Washington Spirit
Midfielder
DOB 05/18/1988
Official Sponsors
National Guard
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