A talented goalkeeper with both club and provincial team experience, Rebecca Defer joined Vancouver Whitecaps FC from Mountain United FC in September 2012.
Rebecca played for North Shore Girls Soccer Club from U6 level to U15 level before moving to Mountain United FC where she won numerous trophies. As well as becoming Provincial Champions in 2012, Mountain United FC also won the Adidas Cup in both 2011 and 2012 with Rebecca in the team. The shot-stopper also helped the BC Provincial team to Silver (2010) and Bronze (2011) at Nationals.
Brought up in North Vancouver by parents Cheryl Fast-Defer and Jim Defer, Rebecca is a student at Saint Thomas Aquinas and is due to graduate in 2014.
Away from the soccer pitch, Rebecca also utilizes her goalkeeping dexterity to play volleyball and basketball. She dreams of one day playing at BC Place where she hopes to emulate her favourite player, Spanish legend Iker Casillas. A fan of all things blue, her favourite food is blueberries and her favourite soccer team is Chelsea FC.