Tess Boade

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#12 - Forward

Height: 5’4"

Hometown: Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Country: United States

Date of Birth: February 3, 1999

College: Duke University

Previous Club: North Carolina Courage (NWSL)

Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas

Jersey Number: 12

ACQUIRED: 2024 NWSL Expansion Draft, 12/15/23 


HONORS: 2023, 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup. 

2023: Appeared in 12 matches (11 starts), logging 725 minutes in the regular season…Tallied one goal and two assists…Started, logging 79 minutes – her first postseason appearance – in the NWSL playoffs (quarterfinal round) against NJ/NY Gotham FC (10/22)…Played and started five games during the Challenge Cup…Started and logged 67 minutes in the Challenge Cup final…Registered a goal and an assist, tallying both against Washington (7/22) in the group stage. 2022: Played five games, with four starts, in 2022 and scored twice with an assist…Tallied first NWSL goal (9/10) against Louisville…Recorded first NWSL assist against Gotham FC (9/24)…Appeared in one Challenge Cup match as a substitute (3/19)…Signed with the Courage as a trialist in March…Played on loan in Australia with Western Sydney Wanderers. 2021: Drafted by NJ/NY Gotham FC in fourth round (40th overall) of the 2021 NWSL Draft. 

2021: Earned first-team All-ACC honors for the first time in her career…Named to United Soccer Coaches All-Atlantic Region Second Team…Ranked second on the team in goals (8), assists (5) and points (21). 2020-21: Named one of three team captains entering the fall campaign…Finished season tied for team lead with six goals…Named to All-ACC Academic Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll. 2019: Made 18 starts on the season, while seeing action in all 20 games…Tallied four goals and four assists. 2018: Appeared in 22 games, making 11 starts…Finished with three goals and two assists. 2017: Played in 11 games her freshman season…Added one goal and one assist. 

Tess Boade

Get to know Tess

Full Name: Theresa Boade

Best Soccer Memory: 3v3 Soccer in 5th grade with the Limabeans

Favorite Soccer Player: Messi, Andres Iniesta, Kevin DeBruyne

Fun fact about you?: Went backpacking in Nepal when I was 18

If you were an emoji?: 🤠

Accolades: NWSL Challenge Cup Winner 2023, First Team All-ACC 2021

Favorite Food: Any and all food. Love food just about as much as I love soccer.

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