Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Age: 28 (09/23/1989)
College: Florida State University
Last Club: Newcastle Jets
A midfielder and native of Ohio, Tori Huster was the Spirit’s second pick in the 2013 NWSL Supplemental Draft. As of the end of the 2016 season, Huster held the record for most appearances for the Spirit with 83.
Huster made numerous appearances in camps with the U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team. She was called up to the senior U.S. Women’s National Team for matches in France and England in February 2015.
During the 2013/14 off season, Tori played for the Western Sydney Wanderers in the Westfield W-League in Australia. She returned to Australia and her first W-League team the Newcastle Jets for the 2014/15 off season.
Prior to that, the midfield stalwart was a four-year starter in college at Florida State, an integral part of the 2011 squad that made the College Cup that season. She made 92 appearances during her career for the Seminoles, scoring 20 goals and adding 19 assists. Huster was named a first team Scholar All American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America in 2011, a third team All American, as well as first team All-ACC in her final season at FSU.
United States National Team: Called up to the senior U.S. Women’s National Team for matches in France and England in February 2015…Participated in numerous U-23 camps…Invited to U.S. U-23 National Team camp April 18-25, 2010…played in a pair of friendly matches including starting and playing all 90 minutes against the University of Portland… Member of the U-23 squad that participated in the Four Nations Tournament in Leicester, England, July 7-12, 2010…helped the U.S. to tournament victory posting a 2-1-0 record…saw playing time against England and Norway… Invited to U-23 camp in December of 2010 at the Home Depot Center and then again on April 24-May 1, 2011 and May 15-21, 2011… Participated with the U-23’s at the Three Nations Tournament in Falun, Sweden, June 12-22, 2011.
Professional: 2016: Played and started 19 regular season matches plus all 120+ minutes of both post season matches…scored one goal and had one assist…played the most minutes of any Spirit player in 2016 2015: Played in 17 of the Spirit’s 20 matches, totaling 1177 minutes…2014: Started all 22 games in which she played… Scored one goal and tallied one assist in 1980 minutes played…2013: Was the Spirit’s second pick in the 2013 NWSL Supplemental Draft…Started all 21 games she played in…Scored one goal in her 1880 minutes played 2012: Selected 8th overall by the Western New York Flash in the 2012 WPS Draft…Played with the Flash in the WPSL-Elite league…Signed with Newcastle Jets in the Australian Westfield W-League for the 2012/2013 season…Started all 12 games.
College…Attended Florida State University…NSCAA All-American Third Team (2011)…NCAA College Cup All-Tournament Team (2011)… All-ACC First Team (2011), Second Team (2010)… ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2011)… NSCAA Southeast All-Region First Team (2011), Third Team (2010)… NSCAA Scholar All-American First Team (2011)… WSU Invitational All-Tournament Team (2010)… Finished 2010 season as the as 88th ranked player on the Top Drawer Soccer’s National Top 100 Women… All-ACC Freshman Team (2008)… Soccer Buzz Freshman All-American (2008 – Third Team)… Soccer Buzz Southeast Region All-Freshman Team (2008)… Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District IV First Team (2011)… Two-time CoSIDA Academic District III Second Team honoree (2009, 2010)… NSCAA South Scholar All-Region First Team (2011)… NSCAA Southeast Scholar All-Region Second Team (2010)… ACC All-Academic Team (2009, 2010, 2011)… Three-time ACC Academic Honor Roll honoree (2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11)… Recipient of the Golden Torch Award at Florida State for achieving the highest GPA among soccer student-athletes during 2009-10 semester… Four-time FSU Dean’s List honoree (Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011)… FSU President’s List – 4.0 GPA (Spring 2009)… Finished with 91 career starts – ranked fifth all-time at Florida State…19 career assists – tied for the eighth most in school history…24 career points in ACC regular season games tied for the fourth most in school history…nine goals against ACC foes tied for the fifth most… Selected in the second round (8th overall) by the Western New York Flash in the 2012 WPS Draft…made school history becoming the highest drafted soccer player to come out of Florida State. 2011: Started all 26 games in leading FSU to its fifth College Cup appearance in school history… Ranked fourth on the team in points with 16 on six goals and four assists…recorded the second most shots at 41 with 20 shots on frame good for a .488 shots on goal percentage… Tied a season-high with six goals – a mark set during her junior campaign…Set a school record for the latest game-tying goal in school history when she scored with 36 seconds left at Virginia to force overtime. 2010: Started and played in 21 games in 2010… Finished first on the team in assists with seven, shots (55) and shots on goal (28), while tied for the team lead in game-winning goals with three. 2009: One of eight Seminoles to finish the season with double-digit points notching 11 points on four goals and three assists… Appeared in 23 games starting 22…played over 1,400 minutes on the pitch… Finished with a shots on goal percentage of .452 as 14 of her 31 shots were fired on net. 2008: Named to the All-ACC Freshman Team – one of three Seminole freshmen named to the All-ACC Freshman Team tying a school record set twice before in 2001 and 2005… Started 22 games tallying 1,610 minutes on the field in her first season in Tallahassee…one of only two Seminole freshmen (Ella Stephan) in 2008 to start every game she played… Led all Seminole freshmen in starts and minutes played – played all 90 minutes in nine starts including the final three games of the season… Scored first collegiate goal in FSU’s 5-0 win over the Golden Panthers.
High School/Youth: Named an NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American in 2006 and 2007….Led Saint Ursula Academy to the 2007 High School State Championship defeating Strongsville 2-1 in the finals…connected on the game-winner in the 75th minute to give Saint Ursula the lead for good… Earned first team All-State in 2007… A three-time All-GGCL First Team and a two-time All-Southwest Ohio honoree… Named a top 50 recruit by Soccer Buzz… NSCAA Scholar All-America accolades in 2007… Named GGCL Scholar Athlete in 2007 while garnering All-Southwest Scholar accolades from 2005-2007… Earned first honors every quarter in high school and participated in the honors and AP programs at Saint Ursula… Member of the Spanish Honor Society for two years and the GAA (Girls’ Athletic Association) Club for four years… A Region II ODP member from 2003-2007… Played with the SYL ODP National Select team for four years.