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Flash Add Yale Standout Speck

April 23, 2016 - National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) - Western New York Flash News Release

ELMA, N.Y. - The Western New York Flash announced the signing of Yale grad Meredith Speck today. The Flash add Speck ahead of Saturday's match against the Chicago Red Stars in Bridgeview, Ill., at Toyota Park. Kickoff is at 7:00 p.m. ET.

"I'm really excited for the opportunity and to join the Flash," said Speck. "After going through preseason with the team, I think we're going to have a really good season and surprise a lot of people."

Speck, 23, made 56 appearances for the Bulldogs during her time at Yale. The midfielder was a three-time First Team All-Ivy selection - the only one in the school's history.

The club waived forward Catherine Zimmerman ahead of the signing of Speck.

Meredith Speck

Position: Forward

Nationality: United States

Date of Birth: February 1, 1993

Hometown: Rockville Centre, N.Y.

Height: 5'3"

College: Yale University

The WNY Flash will begin its home campaign on Friday, April 29 against the Washington Spirit at Sahlen's Stadium.

Season tickets for the 2016 WNY Flash season are currently on sale at wnyflash.com or by contacting Kayla Kent at kayla.kent@wnyflash.com.

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