Ali Riley ’06 to play soccer for Chelsea FC

Ali Riley ’06 signed to play professional women’s soccer for Chelsea FC in London, England.  During her time at Harvard-Westlake she was two-time Mission League Offensive MVP, two-time  first-team San Fernando Valley and All-CIF Southern Section Division 1 first-team. As senior captain in 2006, she led the Wolverines to the finals.  Riley attended Stanford University where […]

Alumna earns spot on FIFPro shortlist

FIFPro announced Ali Riley ’06’s selection to the player-elected Womens’ World XI shortlist on Wednesday.   Riley, an outside back for Sweden’s FC Rosengård, appeared in the Summer Olympics last year, playing for New Zealand’s national team. “Simply being mentioned in the same sentence as these two feels like a dream, let alone being nominated alongside them,” Riley wrote on Instagram, referring […]

Alumna competed in Women's World Cup

This summer Ali Riley ’06 played in three Women’s World Cup Games in Canada for the New Zealand Women’s National Team. New Zealand played against the Netherlands (0-1), the United States (0-0) and China (2-2). Riley is currently signed with the club team FC Rosengård, which won gold in the Damallsvenskan, where Riley played fullback […]

Soccer alum laces up for New Zealand Olympic team

The 2012 London Olympics marked Ali Riley’s ’06 second trip to the world’s biggest sporting event. She first appeared in Beijing four years ago, where the Stanford product led the New Zealand National Women’s Soccer Team through pool play. A dual citizen of the United States and New Zealand, Riley has made 59 appearances for […]