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Courtney Niemiec

Courtney Niemiec
Full nameCourtney Niemiec
Date of birth (1992-04-13) 13 April 1992 (age 28)
Place of birthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
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Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current team
Portland Thorns FC
Youth career
FC Delco Sting
2010-2013La Salle Explorers
Senior career*
2014-Portland Thorns FC15(0)

Courtney Niemiec (born April 13, 1992) is an American soccer player from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She currently plays for Portland Thorns FC of the National Women's Soccer League.

Early life

Niemiec was born on April 13, 1992 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[1]

Niemiec played high school soccer at Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls, where she was a four year varsity letter-winner in both soccer and lacrosse. Niemiec played club soccer for FC Delco Sting.[2]

Collegiate career

Niemiec attended La Salle University where she played as a defender and midfielder for the Explorers. Niemiec scored 8 goals and had 14 assists in 87 appearances for the Explorers, starting every game her sophomore, junior, and senior seasons.[2]

Playing career


Portland Thorns, 2014-present

Niemiec was signed by the Portland Thorns on April 9, 2014 as a free agent.[3]

Awards & Honors


  • First Team All-Atlantic 10: 2013
  • Second Team NSCAA All-Mid Atlantic Region: 2013
  • Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year: 2012
  • First Team All-Atlantic 10: 2012
  • First Team NSCAA All-Mid Atlantic Region: 2012

See also


  1. ^ "Courtney Niemiec". Portland Thorns FC. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Courtney Niemiec". La Salle University. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Thorns FC sign Courtney Niemiec and Katarina Tarr". Portland Thorns. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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