In addition to being a world-class athlete, Brianna is an effective advocate for women and minorities. She is a leader on and off the field at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, throughout the U.S. and across the globe.
Brianna is committed to increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in sports. In October 2020, Brianna, along with four other young athletes who called themselves Next Gen United, ran for and won seats on United States Soccer Federation’s 20-person Athletes’ Council, with the stated aim of diversifying the Federation’s leadership in age and culture. Prior to the election, the council had no Black members and just one person born after 1990.
Majored in Business at Kenan-Flagler Business School, UNC-Chapel Hill
Inducted into the Order of the Golden Fleece at UNC-Chapel Hill
U.S. Youth Representative for FIFA’s United Bid Committee
In the 2021 NWSL Draft, NJ/NY Gotham FC selected Brianna as the #3 overall pick. She was then traded to the NC Courage, where she currently plays as a midfielder. Brianna scored her first professional goal in the NC Courage’s first match of the 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup against her former team, Gotham FC, on March 19th, 2022. She also notched her first career NWSL regular season goal in a match against Orlando Pride on May 18th, 2022.
Her college career at UNC was remarkable, including 3x First Team All-ACC Honors, 2x First Team All-American, a 2021 MAC Hermann Trophy Finalist, and the 2019 U.S. Soccer Young Female Player of the Year.
Brianna also served as the U.S. Youth Representative in the United Bid Committee at the 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow, Russia. She delivered a speech to 1000+ Congress members and millions of viewers across the world. Her contribution helped secure the 2026 FIFA World Cup hosting rights for the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
2019 U.S. Soccer Young Female Player of the Year
2x All American
3x First Team
2021 MAC Hermann Trophy Finalist
2015 NC Gatorade Player of the Year