Gabrielle Carle

#14 Defense

Status Active
Position Defense
Home Town Lévis, Quebec, Canada
Age 10/12/1998
Height 5'6"
College Florida State
Last Club Kristianstads DFF
Pronouns She/Her
Acquired Signed with the Spirit, 2022
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Career Summary



Appeared in 22 matches with Kristianstads DFF of the Damallsvenskan, the highest division of women’s soccer in Sweden. Played almost 1,900 minutes and tallied two goals and an assist.

Won a gold medal with Canada at the Olympic Games (Tokyo 2021)… represented Canada at the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019… won three Concacaf medals with Canada (2016 silver, 2018 silver, 2020 silver)… represented Canada at two FIFA youth tournaments (U-17 at Costa Rica 2014; U-20 at Papua New Guinea 2016)… as a youth player at Papua New Guinea 2016, was noted by the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group (”versatile and hard-working striker, read the game well, good off-the ball movement and technique”)


Played in and started 23 games playing a total of 1,908 minutes during the 2021 season… Recorded a career-high 12 points on a career-high three goals and six assists… Helped lead a Seminole defense that only allowed 13 goals in 25 games, good for a 0.50 team Goals Against Average… With Carle on the backline the Noles recorded 14 shutouts, including five in six games of the NCAA Tournament… Earned her first assist of the season against South Alabama (8/26)… Scored game-winning goal at Colorado in a 2-1 win (8/29)… Recorded an assist to Maria Alagoa in the 36th minute in a 2-1 win at No. 10 Auburn (9/12)… Tallied an assist to Beata Olsson in the 64th minute at Clemson during a 4-1 win (10/1)… Scored her second goal of the season in the 56th minute during a 4-1 win over Miami at home (10/10)… Recorded two assists on both goals in the 2-0 win at Virginia Tech (10/15)… Played every minute of the ACC Tournament and aided in a shutout win against No. 1 Virginia in the championship (11/7)… Scored her third goal of the season with a shot from distance against No. 25 SMU during the second round of the NCAA Tournament at home (11/19)… Assisted Beata Olsson’s game-winning overtime goal against No. 9 Michigan (11/26).


Started and played in all but 15 minutes during the Seminoles 16 game season… Part of a defensive backline that has limited Florida State’s opponents to just 67 shots in 16 games with 38 of those 67 shots on goal… Helped anchor one of the nation’s best defenses as FSU only allowed eight goals in 16 games with 11 shutouts… During the NCAA Tournament she was a part of a Seminole defense that only allowed two goals in five games. The Seminoles only allowed 19 shots in those five games with nine of them on goal… Carle made an impact on the offensive end during the NCAA Tournament, recording two goals and an assist. She scored the game’s second goal against Milwaukee (5/1) in FSU’s 3-0 round of 32 win. Carle scored a goal and assisted on another in Seminoles 3-1 win over Penn State (5/5) in the round of 16.


Started in all 20 matches she played in during her third year at Florida State… Missed four games due to competition with the Canadian National Team… Recorded four points off one goal and two assists… Assisted on the game-winning goal to Jenna Nighswonger in Florida State’s 3-2 win over No. 24 Colorado (9/12)… Registered both a goal and an assist in FSU’s 5-4 win over Boston College (9/19) in the ACC opener… Was on the backline for nine Florida State shutouts during the 2019 season.


Started each of the 20 matches she played in her second year as a defender… Missed seven games due to competing for Canada at the 2018 CONCACAF Championships as Canada finished second and qualified for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup… Earned the 2018 NCAA Women’s Soccer Elite 90 Award, given to the player at the College Cup with the highest cumulative GPA… Registered six points off one goal and four assists… Scored her lone goal of the season in the College Cup Semifinal to open up the scoring for the Seminoles in their 2-0 defeat over No. 1 Stanford… Contributed to a Florida State defense that shut out 16 of its opponents in 2018, including four in the NCAA Tournament and two at the College Cup against No. 1 Stanford and No. 3 UNC… Recorded an assist on the Seminoles’ first goal against No. 20 USF in their 3-1 defeat over the Bulls in the second round of the NCAA Tournament… Helped open the scoring in Florida State’s 2-0 defeat over South Alabama by assisting on Yujie Zhao’s game-winning goal… Registered assists in back-to-back contests – on August 19 against Troy and August 23 at Wisconsin – for her first two assists of the season.


Started in all 21 matches for Florida State this season, primarily as a defender after starting the season in the midfield… Played every minute of 19 matches and finished with 1,844 minutes on the pitch in 2017… Finished with three points with one goal and one assist… Assisted on Dallas Dorosy’s game-winner in the 20th minute at Louisville on September 21… Scored the first goal of her career in the 86th minute against Ole Miss on November 10 in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship… Helped the Seminole defense record eight shutouts, including a 5-0 win over Ole Miss and a 2-0 victory against Arizona in the NCAA Tournament.

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