- Number: 24
- Position: GK
- Height: 5-9
- Birthday: 11/12/1990
- Hometown: Salina, KS
- Previous Team: Oklahoma State (NCAA)
- Player Acquired: Flash’s 1st pick (6th overall) in 2013 NWSL College Draft
This is Franch’s first year of professional play.
U.S. Women’s National Team
Is a part of the U-23 player pool … 2013: Was called up to the senior national team in March for exhibition games against Germany and the Netherlands … 2012: Was invited to train with the senior team in preparation for the 2012 Olympic games … Played on the U-23 team that won the Three Nations Tournament in Norway … 2010: Saw her first international caps in the La Manga Tournament … Came away with a win and a draw … Playerd for the 2010 U-20 squad at the World Cup in Germany … 2009: Had her first call up to the U-20 training camp.
Franch attended Oklahoma State University … 2012: Capped an All-American career with starts in all 20 games and six shutouts … Totaled 79 saves and a 1.07 goals against average … Owns the OSU record for shutouts (38) and is second with 325 saves … Was again named to the Big 12 First Team (the first Cowgirl to earn all four years) and the NSCAA All-Central Region First Team … Became a three-time NSCAA Continental Tire All-America First Team honoree and was again honored by TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season Third Team … 2011: Recorded 12 shutouts in 20 starting appearances, a Big 12 leading stat … The 12 goalless games set an OSU single-season record … Allowed only two goals against Big 12 opponents for a 0.24 goals against average … Totaled 0.348 goals against overall for second in the NCAA and a 0.92 save percentage for third … Named to the NSCAA All-America First Team and Soccer America MVPs First Team … Was a unanimous All-Big 12 First Team selection and the Big 12 Defensive MVP … An All White Kit Golden Glove Award winner … 2010: Started all 26 games for the Cowgirls … Led the Big 12 with nine shutouts and posted a 0.73 goals against average and .826 save percentage … Was a semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy … Named NSCAA/Performance Subaru All-America Second Team, Soccer America MVPs First Team and TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season First Team … Also tabbed All-Big 12 First Team honors … 2009: Had a record-setting first year in her 23 starts … Posted 11 shutouts, .61 goals against average and a .843 save percentage to set OSU standards, which were also Big 12 leaders … Set a school record with 2,073 minutes in net … Named to the All-Big 12 First Team, Big 12 All-Newcomer Team, TopDrawerSoccer.comAll-Rookie First Team and the NSCAA All-Central Region First Team.
Nickname is AD … Also starred on the basketball court in high school, where she was First-Team All-County and All-League and an honorable mention All-State performer … Worked at a Sonic in high school where her favorite foods were cheddar bites and a Route 44 (huge sized drink) with lemon berry slush … As a kid, her favorite goalkeeper was Briana Scurry and people use to call her the “next Bri Scurry” … She even had her hair short like Scurry … Favorite GK now is Tim Howard.