Kelley Maureen O'Hara is an American soccer player for the Utah Royals FC of the National Women's Soccer League, the highest division of women's professional soccer in the United States, and the United States women's national soccer team. As a forward for the Stanford women's soccer team, she was the recipient of the 2009 Hermann Trophy. She majored in science, technology and society with a focus in environmental engineering. In the history of the United States under-20 team, she is tied as the all-time third leading scorer and is sixth in number of caps played. At the senior level, she competed in the 2011, 2015, and 2019 FIFA Women's World Cups, and was one of three players for the U.S. that played every minute in the 2012 Olympics women's football tournament.
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About Kelley O'Hara
Defender who won an Olympic gold medal with the U.S. women's soccer team in 2012 as well as World Cup championships with the team in 2015 and 2019.
She switched from forward to outside back to secure a spot on the U.S. team and picked up three assists in the 2012 Olympic Qualifying tournament in Canada.
She earned her second Algarve Cup in the Portuguese Invitational Tournament in 2013, just two years after her first.
She was born in Fayetteville, Georgia, where she grew up with a brother named Jerry and a sister named Erin.
Paddy Barnes was her teammate at the 2012 Olympics.
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- CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship - The CONCACAF Women's Under-20 tournament is an association football competition for women's national teams under 20 years in North America, Central America and Caribbean region, and is the qualification tournament for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.
- Soccer America Player of the Year Award - Beginning in 1984, Soccer America Magazine began naming a college player of the year. At the time Soccer America was the best source for U.S. soccer, especially collegiate soccer which was rarely covered by the national news services.
- Honda Sports Award - The Honda Sports Award is an annual award in the United States, given to the best collegiate female athlete in each of twelve sports.
- Stanford Cardinal women's soccer players
- FC Gold Pride players
- Olympic gold medalists for the United States in soccer
- Boston Breakers (WPS) players
- Pali Blues players
- Sky Blue FC (NWSL) players
- LGBT people from Georgia (U.S. state)
- Footballers at the 2007 Pan American Games
- Soccer players from Georgia (U.S. state)
- FIFA Women's World Cup-winning players
- LGBT association football players
- United States women's international soccer players
- LGBT sportspeople from the United States
- Footballers at the 2012 Summer Olympics
- National Women's Soccer League players
- Footballers at the 2016 Summer Olympics