#16 Sarah Killion - Midfielder
Hometown: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Date of Birth: 7/27/1992
How Acquired: No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NWSL College Draft
BIO: Sarah Killion is entering her fourth season with Sky Blue FC. Over three years in the NWSL, the 2016 team most valuable player has recorded eight goals and four assists, making 52 starts over 57 appearances. During her 2017 campaign, she registered a career-best five goals and two assists.
The former UCLA standout was selected no. 2 overall by Sky Blue FC in the 2015 NWSL College Draft. The playmaking midfielder started 77 matches over 88 total appearances during her collegiate career at UCLA, having her best campaign as a senior, registering 30 points on nine goals and 12 assists while taking 45 shots. All marks were career highs, with the 12 assists matching her 2013 tally and equaling a school record. The 2014 NSCAA 3rd Team All-American was also selected to Top Drawer Soccer’s Best XI and named to her third consecutive All-Pac-12 Team in 2014. On the international level, Killion played for the U.S. U-18 Women’s National Team and started for a U-20 side that won the FIFA World Championship in 2012. The crafty midfielder then made the next step in her career by being selected to the U.S. U-23 National Team, which won the 2013 Four Nations Tournament. In 2014, Killion received her first call-up to the full U.S. Women’s National Team. She returned to the U.S. Women’s National Team for camps in 2016 and 2017 as well.