Adams, 22, returns for her fifth season with Whitecaps FC after last playing for the club during the 2009 W-League season. In her five seasons with the ‘Caps, the Port Coquitlam, BC, native has made a total of 24 appearances and recorded one assist. During her first season in 2006, Adams made eight appearances, including playing in the W-League championship final as Whitecaps FC captured their second W-League title in three years.
Collegiately, Adams has excelled playing NCAA soccer at the University of Wisconsin for the past three years. After missing the 2010 season due to injury, the Coquitlam Metro-Ford product returned to the field in 2011 and made 14 appearances, tallying one goal. In her freshman season in 2009, Adams earned Big Ten All-Freshman Team honours after starting all 14 matches for the Badgers, scoring three goals and recording three assists.
On the international stage Adams has played for Canada at the youth level, while also previously being called into camp for the senior Canadian national team. In total, Adams made 12 appearances for the Canadian U-20 women’s national team. In 2006, she played for Canada at the CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship and subsequent FIFA U-20 Women’s World Championship. In 2008, she was part of the squad that won the CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship before playing in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. As well, Adams is an alumnae of the BC Soccer Provincial Teams program and National Training Centre.
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2009: Adams came back for her fourth year with the Whitecaps, logging 42 minutes of action in two appearances. 2008: Missed part of the season while away with the U-20 Canadian National team. She ended up appearing in five matches for 292 minutes of action, including a full 90 minutes in the Western Conference playoff final against Seattle Sounders Women. 2007: Registered 262 minutes of action in nine matches. 2006: Adams made her first appearance for the ‘Caps on June 15 against Real Colorado at only 16 years of age. She went on to play in eight matches for 445 minutes of action including appearances in the W-League semifinal and championship matches.
2011: Adams appeared in 14 matches for the Badgers and started three of them tallying one goal in all of her appearances for the Badgers. 2010: The midfielder was unable to participate in her sophomore season due to injury. 2009: As a freshman Adams, appeared and started in 14 matches for the University of Wisconsin where she contributed three goals and three assists. Adams, was also named a member of the Big Ten All-Freshman Team.
U-20: Adams scored the first of her two U-20 international goals in a 1-1 draw with Brazil on April 22, 2006. The midfielder went on to earn 22 U-20 caps for Canada. She represented her country at the 2006 CONCACAF U-20 Women's Championship and subsequent 2006 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Russia. As well as the 2008 CONCACAF U-20 Women's Championship in Puebla, Mexico and subsequent 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Chile.