Michelle Maemone (born March 18, 1997) is an American soccer defender who currently plays for the Utah Royals FC of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL).
Maemone was born to Joe and Anita Maemone and grew up in San Jose, California. An early enthusiast of soccer, growing up Maemone played both as a defender and forward for clubs Central Valley Arsenal and MVLA Mercury Black as well as her high school, The King's Academy.
Maemone played four years for the Pepperdine Waves. During her time at Pepperdine she made 78 appearances, 69 as a starter and finished with 3 goals. Maemone was twice named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" donors and received an All-WCC honourable mention honouree her sophomore year.
Utah Royals, 2019-
Maemone was drafted by the Utah Royals FC in the third round, 23rd overall, of the 2019 NWSL College Draft. She was signed by the Royals in April 2019. She made her debut for the club as a starter on April 20, 2019 due to injuries to both Becca Moros and Kelley O'Hara. The day prior to her club debut, Maomone had had 101 degree fever.
As of May 3, 2019
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