Mallory Swanson scored twice 7’34’ in the SheBelieves Cup 2023 and finally US won the match with 2-0 against Canada which is kicked off on 16 February 2023 at Orlando, Florida.
Mallory Swanson is an American soccer forward player who plays for the Chicago Red Stars of the National Women’s Soccer League(NWSL), the highest division of women’s professional soccer in the United States and the United States women’s national soccer team (USWNT). She is the youngest player in USWNT who played in an Olympic qualifying tournament. Dansby Swanson tied a knot with Mallory Swanson.
Mallory Swanson – Biography
Mallory Swanson born on 29th April of 1998 in Littleton, Colorado in a athletic and football player family. She started playing soccer at an early age of four years considering her elder sister Brianna a role model and cites her as a reason to started in soccer. She is presently 25 years old successful young soccer player in USA.
Mallory Swanson Parents: Horace Pugh And Karen Pugh
Mallory Pugh’s father, Horace Pugh, was an eminent Olympian. He played soccer when he was a child but is presently a Business Development Manager at Caretaker Landscape Company.
Mallory Pugh’s mother, Karen Pugh, has been a competitor since childhood. She was a marathon runner.
Mallory Pugh’s father Horace Pugh played soccer, track and field in Pueblo, Colorado in his early years. He was a 24-foot-long jumper and also ran track and field in college. In the long jump, his best performance was 24-01, fifth-longest in the history of Western State Colorado University.
Her mother Karen was a long-distance runner. She ran track, cross, and country at Englewood High School, Denver.
Mallory Swanson – Profile
- Full Name : Mallory Diane Swanson
- Birth : 29 April 1998
- Current Age – 25 Years
- Birth Place : Littleton, Colorado
- Hometown : Highlands Ranch
- Education : Mountain Vista High School
- Height : 5’4”
- Parents : Horace and Karen Pugh
- Husband : Dansby Swanson
- Current Team : Chicago Red Stars
- Position : Forward
- T-shirt Number : 9
- Career : Washington Spirit (2017-19), Sky Blue FC (2020), Chicago Red Stars ( 2021- Present)
- Social Media : Instagram
Mallory Swanson – Career
- At the age of four years, she started playing soccer by following the footsteps of her elder sister Brianna.
- She joined the Elite Clubs National League and played club soccer with Real Colorado (a sports organisation conducts soccer programs).
- She also got trained with the club’s Boys Development Academy team.
- At the U-16 level, Real Colorado won state and regional titles and became runner-up at nationals. Swanson was named the MVP of the regional tournament that year.
- Subsequently, she was named Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player and High School Female Athlete of the Year of the year in 2014-15.
- She was selected for Rio Olympics in 2017.
Washington Spirit (2017-2019)
- Mallory Swanson Officially joined the Washington Spirit, NWSL on May 13, 2017 and made a debut against FC Kansas City on May 20, 2017. She was named a finalist for NWSL Rookie of the year.
- She was injured and sustained a PCL sprain in her right knee. So, she missed 8 games.
- She returned to the field on August 5, 2018 against the Seattle Reign.
Sky Blue FC (2020)
- She made her Sky Blue debut against the Washington Spirit on September 5, 2020 and won the game 2-1.
Chicago Red Stars (2021-Present)
- She made her debut with Chicago Red Stars in the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup against Kansas City.
- Selected as the second most valuable player in the NWSL.
SheBelieves Cup 2023
- Mallory Swanson scored twice 7’34’ in the SheBelieves Cup 2023 and finally US won the match with 2-0 against Canada which is kicked off on 16 February 2023 at Orlando, Florida.
- Swanson made the 99th and 100th goals, scored in SheBelieves Cup history.
- Striker Swanson became unstoppable when she pounced and the ball was in the back of the net and the US won 1-0 over Japan on February 20, 2023.
- US won 2-1 over Brazil and unstoppable striker Swanson continued her strike in the consecutive three matches in the tournament.
Mallory Swanson – Honours and Awards
|1||Sports Illustrated Sports Kid of the Year Top 5 Finalist||2012|
|2||Youth Girls National Player of the Year||2013|
|3||Youth Girls National Player of the Year||2014|
|4||U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year||2015|
|5||Gatorade National Female Soccer Player of the Year||2016|
|6||NWSL Best XI||2022|
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Dansby and Mallory Swanson
- Dansby Swanson is presently a professional baseball shortstop for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB).
- Mallory Pugh and Dansby met through Pugh’s brother-in-law and Swanson’s former teammate, Jace Peterson.
- Mallory and Dansby both are made for each other. They are very lovely couple, caring each other.
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