#1 Kailen Sheridan - Goalkeeper
Hometown: Whitby, Ontario
Date of Birth: 7/16/1995
College: Clemson University
How Acquired: No. 23 overall pick in the 2017 NWSL College Draft
BIO: Kailen Sheridan was selected by Sky Blue FC as the no. 23 overall pick in the 2017 NWSL College Draft. She made her debut for the Canada Women’s National Team in March 2016, and she has been a member of their youth program since she was 15-years-old. Before arriving at the senior team, the Ontario native played for the U-17, U-20 and U-23 sides.
Collegiately, Sheridan played for Clemson University. While backstopping the Tigers, she made 76 appearances, recording 229 saves and 28 shutouts. The Canada international received an NSCAA All-America Third Team nod in 2015 while also receiving All-ACC honors after each of her four seasons at Clemson.
Sheridan started the first 22 games of the 2017 season, her rookie campaign in the NWSL. On the year, she accumulated a 9-11-2 record, finishing third in the league with 83 saves. She followed that up in 2018 by recording an all-time NWSL record 108 saves, also being voted the Sky Blue FC Most Valuable Player by her teammates.