Galindo, 22, comes to Whitecaps FC after recently playing for Hammarby IF of the Swedish Norrettan league. Prior to playing in Sweden, the Phoenix, Arizona, native had been training with Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) club Philadelphia Independence until the suspension of the 2012 WPS season.
From 2008 to 2011, Galindo played National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) soccer at Oregon State University alongside fellow Whitecaps FC women’s players Chelsea Buckland, Jenna Richardson, and Erin Uchacz. The reliable defender holds the Beavers career record with 83 games played and started. Additionally, she also scored two goals and recorded two assists during her collegiate career. Her consistent performances saw her named to the National Soccer Coaches Association (NSCAA) All-Pacific Region third team in 2011 and All-Pacific Region second team in 2010.
2011: The defender started all 21 of her appearances, registering 13 shots. 2010: As a junior, the defender started all 21 of her appearances, tallying one goal and one assist. Galindo led the team with 1,915 minutes played. 2009: The Phoenix, Arizona, native started all 23 of her appearances. Galindo registered her first NCAA appearance in a 4-0 win over Nevada. In her sophomore season Galindo was named to the Pac-10 All-Academic honourable mention team. 2008: In her freshman season, Galindo started all 18 of her appearances and scored her first career NCAA goal against New Hampshire in a 2-1 win.