Women’s College Soccer – The Ballon d’Or

By David Stanbra

When people think of Women’s Soccer in the USA many think of ‘World Champions’, ‘The Best’, ‘High-Level’ and ‘Distinguished’

These words are appropriate when looking at the US Women’s National Team and Women’s Collegiate Soccer what they have achieved and how they have been the catalyst that has seen the women’s game grow exponentially in the last few decades, globally.

What many people may not realize is where these ‘great’ players started and evolved into stars. You need to look no further than the college system in the USA.

When it comes to Women’s College Soccer in the USA there are many levels, levels that fit most players. CSUSA help girls from all levels, but nonetheless, some of the worlds best have taken the opportunity to combine their love for the game with an education in the collegiate system.

The recent Ballon d’Or vote for the women’s best soccer player took place in Paris

7 of the 20 best-rated players in the world played college soccer in the USA!

Jessie Fleming – University of California at Los Angeles – Chelsea

Ashley Lawrence – West Virginia University – Paris Saint Germain

Lucy Bronze – University of North Carolina – Manchester City

Christine Sinclair – University of Portland – Portland Thorns

Stephanie Labb – University of Connecticut – Paris Saint Germain

Christiane Endler – University of South Florida – Olympique Lyonnais

Samantha Mewis – University of California at Los Angeles – Kansas City Current

About College Scholarships USA

College Scholarships USA (CSUSA) provides talented international students that play sports the opportunity to study at American universities and compete in college sports while getting a scholarship. Since 2007, CSUSA staff have assisted 3000+ student-athletes, in a variety of sports from all over the world, to pursue their ambition of competing in sports in combination with higher education. The Class of 2021 consisted of 343 new student-athletes enrolling at schools all over the US and Canada. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, CSUSA has offices in the United Kingdom, Denmark, and Sweden. College Scholarships USA is owned by Keystone Education Group and is part of Keystone Sports.

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