| Courtney Niemiec|
La Salle Explorers
Portland Thorns FC
| (1992-04-13) April 13, 1992 (age 23)|
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Courtney Niemiec (born April 13, 1992) is an American soccer player. She played for Portland Thorns FC of the National Women's Soccer League.
Courtney Niemiec Wikipedia
Niemiec was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Niemiec played high school soccer at Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls, where she was a four year varsity letter-winner in both soccer and lacrosse. Niemiec played club soccer for FC Delco Sting.
Niemiec attended La Salle University where she played as a defender and midfielder for the Explorers. Niemiec scored 8 goals and had 14 assists in 87 appearances for the Explorers, starting every game her sophomore, junior, and senior seasons.
Niemiec was signed by the Portland Thorns on April 9, 2014 as a free agent. On June 24, 2015, the Portland Thorns FC waived defender Courtney Niemiec. Niemiec, 23, appeared in four matches (3 starts) for Thorns FC during the 2015 season. An undrafted rookie in 2014, Niemiec made the team through an open tryout and started 10 games in her first NWSL season.
She was waived by the Portland Thorns FC in June 2015.First Team All-Atlantic 10: 2013
Second Team NSCAA All-Mid Atlantic Region: 2013
Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year: 2012
First Team All-Atlantic 10: 2012
First Team NSCAA All-Mid Atlantic Region: 2012