Kaylyn Kyle took up the midfield position for the bronze-medal winning Canadian team in her Olympic debut at the London 2012 Games.
The Saskatoon native has a gold medal from the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, played for Canada at the 2011 Women’s World Cup in Germany and scored a goal at the 2012 Women’s Olympic Qualifying in Vancouver.
In 2008, Kyle had her first international match for the senior women’s team in a 4-0 loss to the United States and has been playing for Canada ever since.
Kyle played one year at the University of Saskatchewan in 2006, where she made 14 appearances and scored three goals with three assists. Additionally, Kyle was named three times the Saskatchewan Soccer Association Youth Female Player, and twice named Senior Female Player of the Year.
She first represented Canada on the U-17 and U-20 youth teams. In her two U-20 FIFA Women’s World Cup’s for Canada in 2006 and 2008, she had a total of six appearances and one goal. Kyle has had soccer stints in Canada, Sweden and Italy, and is a midfielder for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC.