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Position: Midfielder 

Date of Birth: September 23, 1985

Height: 5’2”

Hometown: Yamato, Kanagawa, Japan

Country: Japan

College: Nippon Sport Science University

Acquired: Trade with OL Reign (January 14, 2019)

Pronouns: she/her/hers


Player Biography

2021: Played in 24 matches, making 19 starts… Posted one goal and four assists… 414 minutes played, 80% passing accuracy in five appearances in 2021 Challenge Cup. 2020: One goal in six appearances in 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup. 2019: Traded to Sky Blue FC in January 2019… One assist in 19 appearances. 2016-18: Signed to Seattle Reign FC in June 2016… NWSL Player of the Week July 2016… Nine goals, 14 assists in 48 appearances. 2014: Loaned to Seattle Reign FC… Two-time NWSL Player of the Week…2014 NWSL Best XI… Nine goals, five assists in 20 appearances. 2008-16: Signed by INAC Kobe Leonessa in Japan’s Nadeshiko League… 2011 & 2013 Nadeshiko League MVP… Three-time Nadeshiko League Champion (2011, 2012, 2013)… 2013 Nadeshiko League Cup Champion… Six-time Empress’s Cup Champion.

Represented Japan Women’s National Team from 2008-2018… 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion… 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Runner-Up… 2012 Olympic Silver Medalist… 20 goals in 90 appearances.

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