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#16 | ALLIE LONG


Position: Midfielder

Date of Birth: August 13, 1987

Height: 5-8

Hometown: Northport, N.Y.

Country: USA

College: University of North Carolina

Acquired: Trade with OL Reign (4/27/21)

Pronouns: She/her/hers

#16 Allie Long Gotham FC Midfielder

BIOGRAPHY

PROFESSIONAL
2021: Started all 24 contests she appeared in… Posted 91% passing rate and 26 clears… Recorded goal against Chicago on July 25… Traded to NJ/NY Gotham FC in April 2021. 2018-2021: Traded to Seattle Reign FC in January 2018… Three goals, one assist in 20 appearances… Helped Reign clinch 2018 NWSL semifinal playoff berth… Finished fifth in NWSL in passing (1,059)… Two assists in 15 appearances for the 2019 season… Helped lead team to fourth place finish in league and another semifinal playoff berth… Three appearances in 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup… Four key passes in three appearances for 2020 NWSL Fall Series 2017: Two goals, one assist in 23 appearances… Helped Portland to second-place finish for NWSL title. 2016: Six goals, two assists in 16 appearances… Led Thorns to regular season title and playoff berth… Named on NWSL Best XI for second year. 2015: 10 goals, four assists in 20 appearances… NWSL Best XI… Portland Thorns MVP and Golden Boot winner… Became first Portland Thorns player to reach double-digit goals (19) and assists (10)… Surpassed 5,000 career minutes. 2014: Nine goals, three assists in 22 regular season appearances… Named on NWSL Second XI… 4-for-4 on penalty kicks… Tallied game-winning assist to secure spot in 2014 NWSL Playoffs. 2013: Signed with Portland Thorns in January 2013 of newly formed NWSL… Three goals, three assists… Game-winning goal in NWSL semifinals 2012: Signed with New York Fury in WPSL Elite in April 2012 and guided club to playoff semifinals 2011-2012: Joined Paris Saint-Germain of the Division 1 Feminine on a six month contract from Oct. 2011 - March 2012… Eight goals in 16 appearances across all comps for PSG 2011: Traded to Sky Blue FC, making 18 appearances. 2009-2010: Drafted as 7th overall pick in WPS Draft by Washington Freedom… Two goals in 19 appearances for rookie season… Two goals in 22 appearances for sophomore season.

COLLEGE
Played for Penn State Nittany Lions from 2005-2006 and North Carolina Tar Heels from 2007-2008… 2008 NCAA Tournament Champion… Two-time All-Big 10 Conference First Team selection at Penn State…NSCAA First Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region… NSCAA Third Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region… Second Team All-Big-10… All-Tournament Team for 2005 Big 10 Tournament… Big Ten All-Freshman Team.

INTERNATIONAL
United States Women’s National Team: Eight goals, three assists in 51 appearances… Made first appearance in 2014… 2016 Olympic Team member… First FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2019… 2017 CONCACAF Best XI… 2018 SheBelieves Cup Champion… 2018 Tournament of Nations Champion… 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion… Represented the United States U-20 (three goals in 14 appearances) in 2006 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Russia and U-21, U-23 Women’s National Teams.

Gotham FC of the National Women’s Soccer League announced today that midfielder Allie Long has inked a new deal that will keep the Long Island native with the club through the 2023 season. Long was acquired via trade with OL Reign in April.

NJ/NY Gotham FC have acquired veteran midfielder Allie Long from OL Reign.