Rafaelle Souza
  • Houston Dash
  • 5' 7"
  • 06-18-1991
  • Salvador, Brazil
  • Ole Miss

Selected by the Houston Dash in the second round (10th overall) of the 2014 NWSL College Draft.

2014 NWSL: Has appeared in 12 games (5 starts, 1 assist) … Assisted Teresa Noyola’s game-tying goal and drew penalty for game-winning goal at Boston Breakers on 4/20

COLLEGE: Played three seasons at Ole Miss … Finished as the school's all-time leader in goals (44) and points (108) … 2011: Played 16 games (14 starts) … Lead the team in goals (nine), assists (seven) and points (25) … 2012: Started all 22 games … Led SEC in goals (13) and points (33) … All-SEC Second Team … SEC Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year … NSCAA All-South First Team … 2013: Started all 23 games … Led SEC in points (50) and tied in goals (22) … Hat trick against Jackson State in NCAA Tournament first round … MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist … All-SEC first team … NSCAA All-Region First Team, All-America Second Team … SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year

INTERNATIONAL: Brazil international (1 cap) … 2012: Made her first appearance for the senior women's team, starting and playing 45 minutes in a 2-1 loss to Canada on March 24 … 2013: Called up to the senior team for a friendly against the U.S. on Nov. 10, did not play … YOUTH NATIONAL TEAMS: Played for Brazil U-17 and U-20 national teams … 2008: Started all three games for Brazil at FIFA U-17 World Cup in New Zealand, scoring one goal … 2010: Started all three games for Brazil at FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Germany, scoring one goal

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Attended Centro Federal de Educação Tecnologica da Bahia in Brazil … Played club soccer for São Francisco do Conde Futebol Clube … Won the Bahia State Championship from 2007-10, part of a run of championships from 2001-12

PERSONAL: Full name is Rafaelle Leone Carvalho Souza … Attended the Universidade Do Estado Da Bahia in Salvador, Brazil before transferring to Ole Miss … Graduated May 2014 with a degree in Civil Engineering