Sky Blue FC midfielder Daphne Corboz tied for the team lead in assists with five. (Jeffrey Auger Photo)
TINTON FALLS, N.J. – Midfielder Daphne Corboz will join French club FC Fleury 91 on loan during the National Women’s Soccer League offseason, Sky Blue FC announced Monday.
Corboz, 24, recently completed her first season with Sky Blue FC.
The Greenbrook, N.J. native made 12 starts over 19 appearances, recording one goal and tied for the team lead with five assists. Prior to joining Sky Blue FC, Corboz spent two seasons with Manchester City of the FA Women’s Super League.
As a youth player, Corboz attended Watchung Hills High School and flourished within the Players Development Academy, a U.S. Soccer Girls’ Development Academy partner of Sky Blue FC.
She attended Georgetown University and had one of the most decorated careers in program history. Making 80 starts in 82 appearances, Corboz accumulated 134 points over four years, registering 47 goals and 41 assists. The 47 goals stand as a Georgetown record. During her collegiate career, she was named an NSCAA All-American three times, including a first team selection following her sophomore season.
FC Fleury 91 plays in the Division 1 Féminine, the first division of women’s soccer in France. The club won the Division 2 championship earlier this year, earning a promotion to the Division 1 Féminine.
Corboz will return to New Jersey prior to the start of the 2018 season.