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Position: Forward

Date of Birth: 9/18/1995 (age 25)

Height: 5’4”

Hometown: Silver Spring, MD

Country: USA

College: Harvard University

Acquired: Trade with Portland Thorns (2020)

Pronouns: she/her/hers

#23 Margaret "Midge" Purce Forward Gotham FC

Player Biography

CLUB | 2021: 2 goals in 4 appearances for 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup

2020: Traded to Sky Blue FC in January 2020… 5 appearances in 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup… 1 goal, 2 assists in 4 appearances for 2020 NWSL Fall Series
 2018-2019: Selected 4th pick by Portland Thorns in 2018 NWSL Dispersal Draft… 8 goals, 1 assists in 44 appearances… NWSL Goal of the Week June 2019… NWSL Team of the Month, Player of the Week in August 2019 2017: Drafted 9th pick to Boston Breakers in 2017 NWSL College Draft… 1 goal, 2 assists in 22 appearances

COLLEGE | Played at Harvard University from 2013-2016… ended Crimson career as third all-time scorer with 42 goals and 2x Ivy League Player of the Year
 2016: 12 goals, 4 assists in 17 appearances… Led the Ivy League in six major offensive statistics…All-America First Team…Ivy League Player of the Year… All-Ivy League First Team…preseason MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List, later announced as semi-finalist… 2x Ancient Eight Player of the Week 2015: 9 goals, 2 assists in 16 appearances… NSCAA Mid-Atlantic Region Second Team… All-Ivy League first team… Ivy League Player of the Week.. Ivy League Co-Player of the Week… preseason MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List 2014: 8 goals, 2 assists in 16 appearances… NSCAA/Continental Tire First Team All-Mid-Atlantic… First Team All-Ivy League… Ivy League Player of the Week… First Team All-New England honoree…preseason MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List 2013: 11 goals, 4 assists in 18 appearances…named Ivy League Player of the Year & Rookie of the Year (First Rookie to be awarded POTY in league history)… All-Ivy League First Team…2x Ancient Eight Rookie of the Week…Ancient Eight Player of the Week… NSCAA/Continental Tire Women’s All-American Third Team…NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Mid-Atlantic Region First Team…Top Drawer Soccer Freshman XI first team

INTERNATIONAL | US Women’s National Team: 7 appearances and 2 goals...first called up in 2017…first cap in November 2019… U.S. WNT 2019 Identification Camp Squad …2012 U17 Women’s World Cup…2014 U20 Women’s World Cup…2014 U20 CONCACAF Championship



Related News

NJ/NY Gotham FC forward Margaret “Midge” Purce has been named to the U.S. Women’s National Team roster ahead of two international friendlies in Australia to close out 2021. Despite primarily playing as a defender for the USWNT, Purce was included in the list of forwards after turning in a series of impressive offensive performances with Gotham FC. 

U.S Soccer has announced the Women's National Team roster for the June training camp and upcoming 2021 WNT Summer Series presented by AT&T 5G.

Sky Blue FC and USWNT player Margaret “Midge” Purce made an in-person appearance at the White House Wednesday, in honor of Equal Pay Day.