PSG signs American defender Alana Cook from Stanford
PARIS (AP) Paris Saint-Germain's women's team has signed American defender Alana Cook from Stanford University.
The 21-year-old Cook, who was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, has signed until June 2022. She was named the Pac-12 defensive player of the year this season for her performances with Stanford and has represented the U.S. at Under-20 level.
She played 93 games and scored five goals for Stanford.
PSG's women's team is second in the French first division and sits two points behind five-time European champion Lyon after 15 rounds.
Cook says "I really wanted to play in a European club and to play against the best teams in the world."
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Updated January 15, 2019