Hometown: Hanson, MA
Age: 27 (02/25/1991)
College: Boston College
Last Club: Boston Breakers
Kristie Mewis came to the Spirit via trade prior to the 2017 NWSL season. She has 15 caps with the U.S. Women’s National Team, making her first appearance on February 9, 2013. During the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Germany, she played every minute of all four matches while scoring a goal and two assists. The midfielder also played for the U-15, U-17, U-20 and U-23 U.S. National Teams.
A stand out at Boston College, the midfielder ended her college career with 39 goals, 28 assists, and nine game-winning goals, making her Boston College’s all-time leading scorer with 106 total points.
United States National Team: Has 15 caps for the U.S. Women’s National Team … Made her first appearance for the senior team on Feb. 9, 2013, in a 4-1 win over Scotland in Florida, entering the match in the 75th minute … Scored her first international goal just outside of her hometown when she tallied a goal against South Korea at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. on June 15, 2013 … On March 7, 2014, against Sweden in the Algarve Cup when the her sister, Samantha, entered the match in the 68th minute, it marked just the third time sisters have been on the field together for the full U.S. Women’s National Team and the first time since May 11, 1997, when twins Lorrie and Ronnie Fair played against England in Portland … Twice called into U.S. Women’s National Team camp in 2014 following the Alrgarve Cup (June 2 ahead of friendlies against France, and Aug. 29 ahead of two friendlies with Mexico) … Played three international matches for the U.S. U-23 WNT in 2011 … One of the top players on the USA’s 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Team in Germany, she played every minute of all four matches while scoring a goal with two assists … Scored against Switzerland … Played 15 international matches for the U-20s in 2010 and ended her U-20 career with 20 caps and five goals … A member of the U.S. team that won the 2010 CONACAF U-20 Women’s Championships in Guatemala to earn a berth to the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup … Played five games, starting three, and scored two goals, one each against Trinidad & Tobago and Costa Rica, with one assist … One of the leading scorers for the U-17s in 2008, she ended her U-17 international career with nine goals in 16 caps … One of the USA’s best players at the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, she started five games in the tournament and scored two goals despite switching positions from flank midfielder to center midfielder in the first match … Helped lead the USA to the first FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Final where the team fell to Korea DPR in overtime, 2-1 … She won the Bronze Ball as the third-best player in the tournament … Was named the U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year in 2008 …Started all four games she played at the 2008 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championships, scoring three goals with one assist, including a goal in the championship game against Costa Rica … Scored twice against Australia and twice against Germany at the Future Stars Tournament in January … Played for the U.S. U-16 Girls’ National Team in 2006 and 2007, playing against Holland, Germany and Brazil … Played for the U.S. U-15 Girls’ National Team in 2006 and was a member of the U.S. Soccer U-14 I.D. Camp in 2005. With her younger sister Samantha, they became the first sisters ever to represent the USA at a Women’s World Cup, playing together at the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in New Zealand and also at the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Germany.
Professional: 2016: Played in 14 games for the Breakers, starting 13, totaling 1,122 minutes…scored one goal and notched one assist 2015: One of only three Breakers to play and start all 20 games … Logged 1,785 minutes, second most on the team … Led the club in scoring with six goals (a single-season career high) … Notched two assists … Finished tied for sixth in the league with six goals scored … Ranked second in the league in shots (81) and shots on goal (32) … Following the NWSL season, went on loan to FC Bayern Munich in Germany’s top-flight Frauen Bundesliga. 2014: made 17 appearances for Boston Breakers (15 starts) … Played 1,191 minutes … Scored three goals and tallied two assists … After the 2014 NWSL season, went on loan to Japanese club Iga FC Kunoichi … Scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Nittaidai in mid-November that prevented Iga from getting relegated to the second division in Japan 2013: Acquired by the Boston Breakers on Nov. 18, 2013 via trade with Seattle Reign FC that sent Sydney Leroux to Seattle … With FC Kansas City in 2013, started all 20 games she appeared in … Scored one goal in 1,784 minutes … One of only six players on FC Kansas City to play more than 1,700 minutes … Was the No. 3 overall pick in the inaugural 2013 NWSL Draft … Prior to the 2013 NWSL season, she made her professional debut, playing in January 2013 for Canberra United of the Australian W-League … Scored two goals in two games for Canberra.
College: Attended Boston College 2012: MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist and an NSCAA First-Team All-America selection as a senior at Boston College … Named to the All-ACC First-Team … Finished her senior season with a career-high 16 goals and 12 assists for a career-high 44 points … The 16 goals made her the second Boston College player to ever tally 16 goals in a single season … The 44 points were one point off the single-season program record … She ended her college career with 39 goals and 28 assists, with nine game-winning goals, making her Boston College’s all-time leading scorer with 106 total points … Opened her senior season with a nine-game scoring streak, second to her personal and program record of 11 games that she accomplished in 2010 … Was the second player in program history to register a goal in five straight games … 2011: As a junior in 2011 she was named the Eagle’s Offensive Team MVP and was an NSCAA Third-Team All-American .. Earned NSCAA Southeast Regional First-Team honors and was an All-ACC First-Team selection … Named to the Soccer America MVP second team … Led the team in scoring with eight goals and six assists for 22 points … 2010: As a sophomore in 2010 she was named New England Soccer News Player of the Year and was an All-ACC First-Team selection … Member of Soccer America MVP’s First Team and was an NSCAA First-Team All-American … Was also named to the All-ACC Tournament First Team … Started all 25 games on the season … Led the ACC in shots with 101 … First on the team in assists with 14, which tied for the ACC lead … Ranked seventh in the ACC and was second on the team in goals with 10 … Set a BC record by recording a goal or assist in 11 consecutive games … 2009: Played and started in 23 games and tied for fourth on the team in scoring with five goals and six assists … Earned a spot on the All-ACC Freshman team … Scored her first career goal in a 5-0 win against Brown … Had two goals and three assists against ACC competition … Was second on the team in shots taken with 72.
High School/Youth: Attended Whitman-Hanson Regional High School (Hanson, Mass.) where she scored 74 goals, including 34 as a junior, with 34 assists … Team captain as a junior and a senior … A three-time NSCAA All-American, three time All-New England, and All-Massachusetts Team honoree and a three-time Eastern Massachusetts Girls Soccer Association Division 1 First-Team All-Star … A 2009 Parade All-American … Was also the 2008 NSCAA Youth Player of the Year … An Atlantic Coast League All-Star … A member of the Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic Team … Only played in a few high school games as a senior due to National Team commitments … Played three years of varsity basketball … Ran winter track her senior year and holds the 300- and 600-meter indoor track records at Whitman-Hanson … Played club soccer for Scorpions Soccer Club (since rebranded to Boston Breakers Academy) … Played from U-10 through U-18 with Scorpions … Won four State Cups (U-12, U-14, U-16, and U-18) and advanced to one Regional final with the U-14s.