U.S. National Team: A rugged and
mature defender, she can play left back or in the middle
… Also a threat to attack from the back … One of the
USA’s rising stars on defense …
2003: Heading into the final two
pre-WWC matches, she had played in just four games, all
as a reserve, after recovering from arthroscopic knee
2002: Started all 11
games in which she played … Named to the CONCACAF
Women’s Gold Cup team, but opted to have minor knee
surgery and missed the tournament …
2001: Did not play for the USA due
to a lingering knee injury …
Played in 23 matches, starting 13, and was the youngest
member of the 2000 Olympic Team, but did not play in the
Games … Was the only member of the Olympic Team with
college eligibility remaining ... Missed the final three
WNT games of the year after returning to play for Santa
Clara ... Scored her first career goal against Australia
on Jan. 13, helping the USA win the match and the
Australia Cup ... Picked up three assists on the year
... Member of five 2000 tournament-winning teams,
including the Australia Cup, the Algarve Cup, the
CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup, the Pacific Cup and the DFB
Jubilee Tournament in Germany ...
1999: Made her debut for the full
national team on Feb. 24 vs. Finland, her only game for
the full national team that year ...
National Teams: A member of the Under-21
National Team in 1999, she started on the Nordic Cup
championship team in Iceland ... Captained the U.S.
Under-16 National Team in 1996-97 and was coached by
April Heinrichs ...
First Appearance: Feb. 24, 1999, vs.
First Goal: Jan. 13,
2000, vs. Australia.