Heather O’Reilly Speaker Profile
Heather O’Reilly Biography
Heather O'Reilly was born January 2, 1985, in New Brunswick,
New Jersey and is a member of the United States women's national soccer team
and a two-time Olympic Gold medalist. She is a midfielder currently playing for
Sky Blue FC of Women's Professional Soccer.
O'Reilly played for New Jersey Wildcats of W-League from
2004 to 2005, winning the championship in 2005.
She was allocated to Sky Blue FC of Women's Professional
Soccer on 16 September 2008, along with Natasha Kai and Christie Rampone. She
appeared in 17 matches as co-captain in the 2009 inaugural season, leading Sky
Blue to an unexpected playoff berth. In the championship 2009 Women's
Professional Soccer Playoffs game against Los Angeles, she scored the only
In 2002, while still in high school, she was named to the
U.S. national team. O'Reilly made her first appearance with the United States women's
national soccer team on 1 March 2002 against Sweden.
After recovering from a broken fibula from a match a year
before, O'Reilly made the U.S. Women's National Team roster for the 2004 Summer
Olympics in Athens. At nineteen years old, she was the youngest player on the
roster. On 23 August 2004, O'Reilly scored the game-winning goal in the Olympic
semifinal match against Germany, propelling the United States into the final,
in which they defeated Brazil for the gold medal.
In the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, O'Reilly made a critical
score against North Korea in the 69th minute, which tied the game at 2-2. It
saved the Americans from a devastating opening-round loss. The United States
ended up taking the bronze medal, where O'Reilly scored a goal during the 4-1
win against Norway. She was nominated as Sports Illustrated's 2007 Sportsman of
OReilly was a part of the U.S. Womens Team roster for the
2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. She scored the fastest goal in Olympic
women's soccer history against New Zealand to earn the team a spot in the
quarterfinals. She also scored a goal in the semifinal match against Japan. The
team went on to defeat heavy-favorite Brazil 1-0 to win the gold medal. Prior
to the Summer Games, Time Magazine ranked her number 15 on its list of 100
Olympic Athletes to Watch.
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