Playmaker Lucy Whipp joined Blues from St John's University in the United States.
She can play in any position across the front three or as an attacking midfielder.
During her four year spell in America, she notched nine goals and recorded 12 assists, and has played with England international Rachel Daly.
Last season, Whipp scored a career best four goals from 15 shots, playing in all 19 games.
She previously played for fellow FA Women’s Super League side Everton Ladies, where she made 20 appearances.
A technical and athletic forward, she made her first team debut in 2013 having progressed through the Toffee’s Centre of Excellence.