Hometown: Melbourne, FL
Age: 28 (02/19/1990)
College: Florida State University
Last Club: Washington Spirit
U.S. National Team – Member of the U-17 and U-18 U.S. National Teams…invited to participate in the U-20 camp in Chula Vista, Calif., in 2009… Member of the 2009 U-20 squad that played in the 10 Nations Tournament in LaManga, Spain – played in all three games with two starts… Called into U-20 training camp in late May of 2009 in Carson, Calif…. participated in U-20 camp at the University of Colorado in July of 2009… Participated in U-20 camp at the University of Colorado in July of 2009…guided the U.S. to a 2-0-0 record in a pair of friendly competitions against the Canadian U-20 team…scored two goals in an 8-0 victory over Canada – one of two players to score twice for the U.S…. Called into camp with the U-20 squad in Sunrise, Fla., in late December of 2009… Member of the U.S. U-20 team that captured gold at the CONCACAF Qualifier thus earning an automatic berth in the FIFA World Cup…played every minute of every game in the tournament as a member of Team USA’s backline… Led the U.S. U-20 squad to the Four Nations Cup title in La Manga, Spain in February of 2010…started and played all 90 minutes as the U.S. went 2-0-1… Member of the U.S. U-20 squad that made it to the quarterfinals of the 2010 FIFA World Cup…started all four matches and played every minute…registered an assist in a 5-0 victory over Switzerland… Participated with the U-23’s at the Three Nations Tournament in Falun, Sweden, June 12-22, 2011.
Professional / Club – Pressley played with the Boston Renegades of the W-League during the summer of 2008. She made five appearances with the team for a total of 167 minutes… Pressley played for the Washington Freedom Futures of the W-League from 2009-2010. She made eight appearances for a total of 693 minutes and provided one assist… Pressley was selected in the second round (13th overall) of the 2012 WPS Draft by the Philadelphia Independence; however, the league folded before the season began… In 2012, she played for Western New York Flash in the WPSL Elite, as center-back. Pressley helped the Flash win the league championship after scoring a stunning equalizer in the last minute of stoppage time. Teammate Angela Salem scored the deciding penalty kick to give Western New York the WPSL Elite championship, defeating the Chicago Red Stars 4-2 on penalty kicks after the teams finished tied 1-1 at the end of 120 minutes… Played for Russian club Ryazan VDV from 2012-2013 before signing with the Spirit.
College: Played defender and forward at Florida State from 2008-2011, finishing her collegiate career tied for third in game appearances with 96. As a freshman, she was named to the All-ACC Second Team. Pressley was a Hermann Trophy Watch List candidate in 2010 and 2011. In 2010, she was named Soccer America MVP: First-Team All-American, TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season – Third Team, NSCAA All-American Fourth Team, and All-ACC First Team. She also earned NSCAA Southeast Region First Team honors and was ranked number 41 on the Top Drawer National Top 100 Women the same year. In 2011, she was named to the NSCAA All-American Third Team and ACC All-Tournament Team.
Pressley was also an Olympic Development Program (ODP) Region III pool member for three years from 2006-2008 and was the leading scorer in the Region III league in 2006 and 2007. She was a member of the Florida ODP team in 2006 and 2007. Pressley also played for local club team, Space Coast United.