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Cline Signs with UCLA

By Des Moines Menace, 03/04/09, 3:45PM CST


Chelsea Cline, a former Menace Academy standout and Des Moines native, signed her letter of intent to join the UCLA women's soccer team in 2009.

Chelsea Cline, along with 7 other incoming freshman, signed her letter of intent to play soccer at the University of California Los Angeles in 2009.  Cline was a highly sought after recruit, ranked 13th in the class of 2009 by Top Drawer Soccer.  Cline played for the Des Moines Menace Academy for several seasons before joining the Chicago Eclipse.  Cline now plays for Shattuck St. Mary's in Minnesota where she trains year-round.  Last summer Cline was a standout player for the Minnesota Lightning, a member of the United Soccer Leagues W-League.  Cline is the daughter of Jim and Kim Cline. Some of her recent accolades are listed below:

Chelsea Cline (Des Moines, Iowa / Shattuck-St. Mary's HS / Midfielder)

  • ESPN RISE Top 50 Recruit (No. 19 overall) in class of 2009
  • Listed as a four-star recruit (No. 13 overall) in the class of 2009 by Top Drawer Soccer
  • Parade All-American (2007 & 2008)
  • U.S. Youth National Team member (U-15 & U-17)
  • Currently called into camp with the U-20s
  • Region II ODP Team (2004-09)
  • Iowa ODP State Team (2000-08)
  • NSCAA/adidas Youth Girls All-Region II selection (2008)
  • NSCAA/adidas Girls Youth All-American (2008)
  • NSCAA/adidas Girls Youth All-American (2007)
  • Shattuck St.-Mary's Mary's Women's Athlete of the Year (2007-08)
  • Golden Boot winner at 2005 National Championships as a member of the Chicago Eclipse
  • Current club team is Shattuck-St. Mary's Soccer Academy
  • adidas ESP Camp (2007)
  • Nike Premier 50 Camp (2006 & 2007)

Click Here for the full article on Cline's commitment to play for UCLA