Get to Know: Kristen Hamilton Kansas City Current

Get to Know: Kristen Hamilton

Forward – #25 Kristen Hamilton
Height: 5’4”
Birthdate: 4/17/1992
Hometown: Littleton, CO


Kristen Hamilton was the final selection of the 2014 NWSL College Draft. Taken with the 36th pick by the Western New York Flash, she sat out that first season while she recovered from an ACL injury. 

Hamilton returned to action in 2015 and proved to be a game-changer for the Flash, making 25 appearances over the next two seasons, including Western New York’s NWSL Championship match in 2016. 

She remained on the roster as the team moved south to become the North Carolina Courage in 2017. As a member of the Courage, she also won two NWSL Championships in 2018 and 2019. She currently ranks fifth all-time with eight playoff appearances and second in number of career hat tricks. 

The veteran forward has 107 appearances across all NWSL competitions with 16 goals and 10 assists along the way. Her most productive season was 2019, in which she played 22 games and scored nine goals. In a 5-2 win over the Houston Dash, Hamilton led the way with four goals on the night. She was the NWSL Player of the Week three times (Weeks 8, 12, 15), named to the NWSL Team of the Month twice (June, July) and was the NWSL Player of the Month for July.

Forward – #25 Kristen Hamilton
Height: 5’4”
Birthdate: 4/17/1992
Hometown: Littleton, CO


Kristen Hamilton was the final selection of the 2014 NWSL College Draft. Taken with the 36th pick by the Western New York Flash, she sat out that first season while she recovered from an ACL injury. 

Hamilton returned to action in 2015 and proved to be a game-changer for the Flash, making 25 appearances over the next two seasons, including Western New York’s NWSL Championship match in 2016. 

She remained on the roster as the team moved south to become the North Carolina Courage in 2017. As a member of the Courage, she also won two NWSL Championships in 2018 and 2019. She currently ranks fifth all-time with eight playoff appearances and second in number of career hat tricks. 

The veteran forward has 107 appearances across all NWSL competitions with 16 goals and 10 assists along the way. Her most productive season was 2019, in which she played 22 games and scored nine goals. In a 5-2 win over the Houston Dash, Hamilton led the way with four goals on the night. She was the NWSL Player of the Week three times (Weeks 8, 12, 15), named to the NWSL Team of the Month twice (June, July) and was the NWSL Player of the Month for July.

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