Pride Defenders Alanna Kennedy, Shelina Zadorsky Loaned to Tottenham, Carson Pickett to Apollon Ladies FC

Alanna Kennedy, Shelina Zadorsky and Carson Pickett Loaned Out

ORLANDO, Fla. (Aug. 20, 2020) - Orlando Pride defenders Alanna Kennedy and Shelina Zadorsky have been loaned to Tottenham Hotspur Women FC of the FA Women’s Super League, it was announced today. Both Kennedy and Zadorsky will remain in England for the remainder of 2020.

In addition, defender Carson Pickett has been loaned to Apollon Ladies FC of the Cypriot First Division, with the loan set to expire on November 20, 2020.

Kennedy joined the Pride ahead of its 2017 season after a debut NWSL campaign with the Western New York Flash in 2016, where she led the New York-based side to its first league title.

Since arriving in Orlando, Kennedy has made 59 appearances for the Pride, scoring seven goals and adding two assists. In 2019, she made 15 appearances, all of which were starts, and scored one goal, a bicycle kick in a 1-1 draw against Reign FC, while missing a large chunk of the season away at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Zadorsky, 27, came to Orlando prior to the 2018 season via a trade with the Washington Spirit. Since then, she has appeared in 39 matches for the Club, scoring one goal while adding two assists. In 2019, Zadorsky appeared in 16 matches, all of which were starts, despite missing a large chunk of the season representing Canada at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Prior to her time in Orlando, Zadorsky spent two seasons in Washington beginning in 2016, totaling 32 appearances in that span. In 2015, she signed with Damallsvenskan side Vittsjö GIK, in the top flight of Swedish football, marking the last time she played overseas.

Pickett joined the Pride as part of a multi-player trade from then-named Seattle Reign ahead of the 2018 NWSL season. Since then, she has made 39 appearances for the Pride while notching one assist. In 2019, Pickett totaled 20 appearances for the Club with 19 starts.

A product of Florida State University, Pickett was selected fourth-overall by the Reign at the 2016 NWSL College Draft. Through her four seasons in the NWSL, she has totaled 75 appearances and two assists.