Midfielder Desiree Scott made her Olympic Games debut for Canada in London and was a member of the bronze medal winning women’s team.
Scott began playing for Canada in 2003 at the U-16 level and represented Canada at the 2006 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Russia. Named to the roster for the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany, Scott came on as a substitute in two of the three matches for Canada.
As a member of the 2011 Pan American Games gold medal winning team, Scott played every minute of the semifinal and final. She represented Canada at 2007 World University Games in Bangkok, Thailand and represented her home province of Manitoba at the 2005 Canada Games in Regina.
In the summer of 2006, Scott played for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC, appearing in five matches, in the year the club took home their second W-League title, and then she returned to the team again in 2010.
From Winnipeg, Manitoba, Scott was also a standout player at the University of Manitoba, earning many accolades including being named the Bison’s 2005 Most Valuable Player.