Cary, NC (April 3, 2021) - The North Carolina Courage have signed Peyton Perea to a National Team Replacement Player contract through the end of the year, the club announced today. Per club policy, no further details of the transaction were disclosed. Perea has been training with the team since the beginning of the preseason, and joins the squad as Lynn Williams (USA), Casey Murphy (USA), and Lindsay Agnew (CAN) are away on international duty.
The 24-year-old Wake Forest graduate started 53 games for the Demon Deacons and had 12 goals and five assists in her college career. Most recently, Perea started three matches and logged 340 minutes for the Courage in the 2020 Fall Series.
The Courage kick off the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup against the Washington Spirit on Saturday, April 10 at 3:30 PM at Sahlen’s Stadium at Wakemed Soccer Park. The game will stream live on Paramount+. Season tickets are available, and information can be found here.