2022 has been a year of career firsts for Sam Coffey, who’s made both her professional and USWNT soccer debut since the calendar changed.
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Samantha Grace Coffey is an American professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder for Portland Thorns FC in the National Women’s Soccer League.
|Samantha Grace Coffey
|Date of birth
|December 31, 1998
|Place of birth
|New York City, New York, U.S.
|5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
After the NCAA granted all student-athletes another year of eligibility due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Coffey decided not to enter herself into the 2021 NWSL Draft as she was uncertain about her future.
Nevertheless, she was still entered into the draft, and was selected by Portland Thorns FC with the 12th overall pick in the second round.
However, she ultimately decieded to play an additional year of college soccer with Penn State.
On January 7, 2022, the Portland Thorns signed Coffey on a two-year contract.
She made her debut for the team in the 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup on March 18, 2022, playing the full match in a 1–1 away draw against OL Reign.
She made her NWSL regular season debut on April 30, 2022, playing the full match in a 3–0 home win over the Kansas City Current.
Coffey was a member of the United States youth squads on the under-18, under-19, and under-20 levels. With the under-18 team, she attended six training camps and played in two international tournaments.
At the under-20 level, she was included in the U.S. squad for the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship, held in Trinidad and Tobago.
The team finished as runners-up after losing the final on penalties to Mexico.
However, the team still qualified for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France, though Coffey was not selected as a squad member.
She made her debut for the team in the 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup on March 18, 2022, playing the full match in a 1–1 away draw against OL Reign. She made her NWSL regular season debut on April 30, 2022, playing the full match in a 3–0 home win over the Kansas City Current.
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Samantha Grace Coffey (born December 31, 1998) is an American professional soccer player.
- Age : 23 years.
In December 2018, it was announced that Coffey would transfer to Pennsylvania State University to play for the Nittany Lions starting in the 2019 season. She enrolled in classes at the school in January 2019.
In her junior season in 2019, she scored 11 goals and recorded 10 assists, ranking second in the Big Ten Conference with her 32 points.
She helped the team to win the 2019 Big Ten Women’s Soccer Tournament, in which she scored an equalizing penalty goal in the final against Michigan to send the game to extra time.
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The former Penn State forward scored her first career NWSL goal in the Portland Thorns‘ match against Racing Louisville on Wednesday. The tally gave the Thorns a 2-0 lead in the 48th minute that they didn’t surrender.
The team advanced to the round of 16 of the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Tournament before losing 2–0 to eventual champions Stanford.
During her senior 2020–21 season, which was postponed to spring semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Coffey scored 6 goals and recorded 12 assists in 16 matches for the team as a captain.
Penn State were eliminated in the round of 16 of the 2020 NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Tournament, losing to eventual runner-up Florida State.
As the NCAA granted all student-athletes another year of eligibility due to the pandemic, Coffey played her fifth college season in 2021 as a graduate student.
She recorded 8 goals and 8 assists in 21 games, with the team losing in the round of 16 of the 2021 NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Tournament to South Carolina.
Coffey began her college soccer career with the Boston College Eagles in 2017. She led the team in assists and points as a freshman, and was selected to the All-ACC third team and freshman team.
|Boston College Eagles
|Penn State Nittany Lions
|Portland Thorns FC
|United States U18
|United States U19
|United States U20
|United States U23
She was her team’s co-rookie of the year, and was the Boston College Freshman Scholar Athlete of the Year.
As a sophomore in 2018, she helped the team reach the first round of the 2018 NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Tournament, their first appearance since 2015.
She was the team leader in both goals and assists, and was a semi-finalist for the Hermann Trophy.
She was a United Soccer Coaches first-team All-American, was included in the All-ACC first team, and was selected as the ACC midfielder of the year. In both years she was also included in the All-ACC Academic Team.
During her two seasons at the school, she started all 40 games, scoring 17 goals and recording 24 assists.
After an impressive career in Happy Valley, former Penn Stater Sam Coffey finally stepped on the pitch for the U.S. Women’s National Team.
The Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. native, proved to be a leader for the blue and white, earning a multitude of awards in three years with the team before heading to the pros.
Coffey was drafted in the second round by the Portland Thorns in 2021 and made her professional debut at the start of 2022.
Soon after, Coffey was called up to the USWNT, joining the elite company of former Nittany Lions who achieved greatness.
On Tuesday, Coffey earned her first cap for the nation at the senior level, starting in a friendly.