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Hall Of Fame - Player Inductions

By OSA News, 11/27/14, 8:45PM EST


Today, the Hall of Fame videos look at the players who were inducted into the Hall and the ways that they made a difference in their teams and on the game in Canada. 

Isabelle Morneau

Isabelle Morneau played 87 times for Canada making her debut in 1985 against France. She was a member of the women's national team at the 1999 and 2003 FIFA World Cups in the U.S. and played in all five games at the 2000 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup. She also played for Canada in the 2006 CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Her career includes participation in numerous tournaments such as the Algarve Cup and the Nike Cup. She played college soccer at the University of Nebraska from 1996 to 1999. She was the NSCAA Second Team All-America as a defender in 1998 and 1999. She played pro soccer in the W-League for Ottawa Fury in 2003, Montreal Xtreeme in 2004 and Laval Cometes in 2006 and 2007.

Geri Donnelly

Geri Donnelly made her international debut at 21-years-old for Canada against the United States in 1986 in Blaine, Minnesota and scored twice in Canada's 2-1 win - the first goals ever scored by Canada's national women's team. She went on to score three times against the USSR in 1990, and against Jamaica in 1994. At the 1995 FIFA World Cup in Sweden Geri scored twice, once against England and once against Nigeria. She got another goal in 1999 against Australia and also played in the 1999 FIFA World Cup in the U.S. Donnelly began playing when women's soccer and the national team were in their infancy. She began her club career with Vancouver Angels in the Women's Premier Soccer League and remained with the club when they moved to the W-League and were amalgamated with the Vancouver Whitecaps. Over the course of her playing career she played for Coquitlam Strikers when they won the national championship in 1990, 1994 and again with Surrey United when they won in 2006. She ended her playing career in 2009 after guiding Surrey United to six consecutive provincial titles. Geri Donnelly was the Women's Player of the Year in 1996 and 1999 and named to Canada's all-time women's team in 2012.