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Thorns FC lands Weimer from Fortuna Hjorring
June 19th, 2013 1:40AM
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[NWSL]Portland Thorns FC, tied for first place with Sky Blue FC, signed forward Tiffany Weimer for the remainder of the inaugural 2013 NWSL season. The former Penn State star spent the 2012-13 Danish season with Fortuna Hjorring for which she scored 14 goals in all competitions, helping it take second place in the Elitedivisionen regular season and Danish Women’s Cup and reach the round of 16 at the UEFA Women’s Champions League.

“Tiffany Weimer is a seasoned professional,” head coach Cindy Parlow Cone said. “She will bring another level of sophistication to our attack as she can play anywhere in the midfield and as a forward.”

Weimer, 29, also played in WPS (FC Gold Pride and Boston) and W-League (Vancouver) and has experience abroad playing for clubs in Finland, Brazil, Sweden and Denmark.

She holds the NCAA record-long scoring streak (along with Thorns FC forward Christine Sinclair) by recording a goal in 17 consecutive matches during her senior season in 2005. Weimer finished the 2005 season with 32 goals, coming in second in the nation behind Sinclair (39).

On the national team level, Weimer played for the U.S. U-21s and was called into senior national team training camps in January 2007 and February 2008.
 
NWSL SCHEDULE, Week 11
Wed, June 19
Chicago vs. Western NY
Sat, June 22
Sky Blue FC vs. Portland
Sun, June 23
FC Kansas City vs. Washington
Western NY vs. Seattle

NWSL STANDINGS
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-
25 Sky Blue FC 8-2-1 20/10
25 Portland 8-2-1 18/9
17 Western NY 5-2-2 15/9
16 FC Kansas City 5-4-1 14/11
12 Boston 3-4-3 16/17
11 Chicago 3-5-2 10/15
6 Washington 1-5-3 9/16
1 Seattle 0-9-1 4/19

NWSL SCHEDULE, Week 12
Wed, June 26
Boston vs. Seattle
Sky Blue FC vs. FC Kansas City
Fri, June 28
Western NY vs. Washington
Sat, June 29
Seattle vs. Chicago
Sun, June 30
FC Kansas City vs. Portland
Boston vs. Sky Blue FC

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