Gators forward Deanne Rose was selected with the final pick of the first round in the 2021 National Women’s Soccer League Draft. Rose was taken by the North Carolina Courage with the tenth overall pick on Wednesday.
The Allison, Ontario native played in 46 games over four seasons in Gainesville, splitting her time between UF and the Canadian National Team. Rose finished her career with 18 goals and 8 assists for 44 points.
Rose’s biggest contribution came in her freshman season where she tallied 9 goals and 3 assists in 21 contests. In 2017, she was named the SEC Freshman of the Year and was named to the All-SEC First Team in addition to the All-SEC Freshman Team.
In 2019, Rose opened the season with three goals in the first two games of the year and was named the TopDrawerSoccer.com National Player of the Week.
The Courage won the 2019 NWSL Championship. Their games are played in Cary, North Carolina.