Louisville-native Libby Stout returning to U.S. to play for Boston Breakers
According to the Liverpool goalkeeper's tweets, WKU standout and Louisville-native Libby Stout will be returning to the states to play in the National Women's Soccer League.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Former Western Kentucky goalkeeper and Louisville-native Libby Stout announced via Twitter she'll be returning to the U.S. to play.
She tweeted Monday that she will be leaving Liverpool and is headed for the Boston Breakers.
My time at Liverpool has been amazing. I want to thank everyone for your support and friendship. LFC will always have a place in my heart.— Libby Stout (@libbystout) November 23, 2015
The Breakers play at Harvard Stadium and compete in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). The NWSL was founded in 2015 and largely the replaced the WUSA and the WPS.
“I’m delighted to be bringing Libby to Boston,” head coach Matt Beard told BostonBreakers.com. “She is a very good goalkeeper, and she has the potential to be one of the best in the league. I’m looking forward to continuing working with Libby.”
Beard moved form Liverpool -- where he previously coached Stout -- to Boston in September.
Stout holds records at WKU for most wins and shutouts.
She is slated to return home to Louisville for the holidays to be at the Farrell and Friends Soccer Camp, hosted by New England Revolution player (and Louisville-native) Andrew Farrell. The camp will be Dec. 30 at the Oldham County YMCA. It's open to kids aged 6-16.
www.farrellandfriends.com for more information.
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