Player Details


Meggie Dougherty Howard


5' 5"

Date of Birth

7.27.1995 (28)


Largo, FL United States


Career Summary

How Acquired: via trade with Washington Spirit on Dec. 24, 2020

Club Highlights:

  • Earned her 100th NWSL appearance across all competitions in the Pride’s 2022 Challenge Cup opener
  • Made her Pride debut on April 10, 2021, starting and assisting both goals in a 2–2 draw with Racing Louisville in the Challenge Cup
  • Scored her first professional goal on August 4, 2017, with Washington, in a 4–1 victory over Sky Blue FC

International Highlights:

  • Was part of the 20-player roster that won the 2016 U-23 Nordic Tournament
  • Had previous call-ups with the U-23 team, as well as the U-15 team earlier in her career

College Highlights:

  • A graduate of the University of Florida
  • Totaled 14 goals and 25 assists over 94 appearances
  • In her 2016 senior season, she led the team with 12 assists and sat second on the team with eight goals. 
  • Was named a 2016 All-American, the 2016 SEC Tournament MVP and a two-time All-SEC honoree