NEED TO KNOW:
· Farquharson first joined the Dash this preseason as a non-rostered invitee
· Arizona native will participate in the 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup, which starts March 20 at PNC Stadium against Chicago Red Stars
· Midfielder spent three years with Washington Spirit, making 31 appearances from 2016-2019
HOUSTON – The Houston Dash have signed midfielder Cali Farquharson to a one-year contract, the team announced today.
Farquharson, who first joined the Dash at the start of the NWSL preseason as a non-rostered invitee (NRI), will be available for Houston for the start of the NWSL Challenge Cup.
The Phoenix, Ariz. native comes to the Dash with three years of NWSL experience under her belt. Farquharson was drafted No. 12 overall by the Washington Spirit in the 2016 NWSL Draft. In the three seasons in Washington D.C., Farquharson made 31 appearances before an injury sidelined the midfielder.
Farquharson played collegiately at Arizona State University, where she appeared in 74 games, was second on ASU’s all-time scoring list with 44 career goals and was the only player in program history to score 10 or more goals in each season. The forward was a four-time all-conference selection, earning All-Pac-12 First Team honors her senior and junior seasons and All-Pac-12 second team her sophomore year after being named to the Pac-12 all-freshman team.
TRANSACTION: Houston Dash sign midfielder Cali Farquharson to a one-year contract.
PLAYER PROFILE – Cali Farquharson
PRONUNCIATION: ca-LEE Far-CUH-arson
DATE OF BIRTH: December 17, 1993
HOMETOWN: Phoenix, Ariz.
PREVIOUS CLUB: Washington Spirit (NWSL)
FIFA NATIONALITY: United States