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Sarah Gorden
Sarah  Gorden

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Elk Grove, Ill.

High School:
Conant

Height:
5-4

Position:
Defender

06/08/2016

Blue Demons Celebrate Successful 2015-16 Season

DePaul Athletics Banquet commemorates history-making accomplishments and academic honors

05/25/2016

Spring Season Sharpens Blue Demons for Success in the Fall

Coaching staff excited about the team's vast potential and direction the program is headed

01/15/2016

Gorden Makes History in Women’s Pro Soccer Draft

First DePaul women’s soccer player ever chosen went to Chicago Red Stars with 22nd overall pick

12/04/2015

Gorden, Wyatt, Ben Named to NSCAA All-Region Team

Gorden and Wyatt selected to All-Region First Team, Ben chosen for All-Region Second Team

11/03/2015

Blue Demons Fall 1-0 to Providence in Season Finale

Wyatt ends her illustrious career as the greatest goal scorer in DePaul women's soccer history

10/16/2011

Senior Day 2011

Women's Soccer Senior Day 2011

Career
2016 Drafted by Chicago Red Stars of NWSL with second pick of third round (22nd overall)
2015 NSCAA All-Northeast Region First Team
2015 All-BIG EAST First Team
2014 NSCAA All-Northeast Region First Team
2014 All-BIG EAST Second Team
2014 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team
Three-time member of BIG EAST Conference All-Academic Team

2015 (Senior): Started in all 20 matches... center back was the heart and soul of Blue Demon back line... recorded an assist against Nebraska... honored as BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week four times... tied for fourth all-time in career starts... two months after completing the season, she became the first DePaul soccer player ever selected in the National Women's Soccer League College Draft.

2014 (Junior): Had the best season of her career and anchored a back line that gave up the fewest goals in the BIG EAST... credited with her first career assist against Cincinnati... tied for the most minutes on the team... set the tone for a defense that was a key to the record-breaking 16-1-4 season and school-record 20-game unbeaten streak.

2013: Did not compete on the field.

2012 (Sophomore): Played in 19 matches with 18 starts... had a shot on goal against Ohio... consistently proved herself to be a stalwart defender, helping the Blue Demons record eight shutouts.

2011 (Freshman): Played in 17 matches and started in all 17 while helping anchor the back line... scored a golden goal against Minnesota in a 2-1 overtime victory... that was her first collegiate goal and first collegiate points... took eight shots on the season and had a shot on goal against Michigan State, Minnesota, Cincinnati and Providence.

High School: Three-time All-State performer in track, she was the state champion in the 100m high hurdles and second in the 300m low hurdles at the 2011 IHSA state track meet... indoor state champion in the 55m high hurdles in 2011... led Conant to third-place at the 2008 IHSA outdoor state track meet... Mid-Suburban League All-Academic Team... Conant honor roll... starred on seven-time state champion Eclipse Select club soccer team... Texas International Cup champion in 2011... third place at ECNL Nationals in 2011.

Personal: Daughter of Jeff and Sue Gorden... Jeff is a DePaul alumnus who ran track and cross country while Sue is a Blue Demon graduate who competed in tennis... has one brother, Jeffrey... majoring in Journalism.

Career Statistics

Seasons

MP-MS

Goals

Assists

Points

Shots

2011

17-17

1

0

2

8

2012

19-18

0

0

0

1

2014

21-21

0

1

1

0

2015

20-20

0

1

1

0

Totals

77-76

1

2

4

9

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