Saturday, November 22, 2008

Mia Hamm

Mia is widely recognized as the best all-around female soccer player in the world.

- Youngest woman (at age 15) ever to play with the U.S. National Team (1987)

- Won 4 NCAA championships with the University of North Carolina (1989, 1990, 1992, & 1993)

- Named to NCAA All-Tournament Team (1989 & 1990)

- All-American and ACC Player of the Year (1990, 1992, & 1993)

- Led the nation in scoring at the collegiate level (1990, 1992, & 1993)

- Youngest player (at age 19) on the World Championship-winning U.S. Team at FIFA Women's World Cup (1991)

- Won the Missouri Athletic Club and Hermann Awards for Outstanding Collegiate Soccer (1992 & 1993)

- Completed collegiate career as ACC's all-time leading scorer in goals (103), assists (72) and points (278) (1993)

- Leading scorer (with six goals) of silver medal winning U.S. Team at the World Univeristy Games (1993)

- Named U.S. Soccer's Female Athlete of the Year (1994 -1998)

- Had her UNC number (19) retired (1994)

- Received the prestigious Honda-Broderick Award as the nation's outstanding female collegiate athlete (1994 & 1995)

- First place, U.S. CONCACAF Qualifying Championship - scored six goals in three games (1994)

- Third-place, U.S. Team FIFA Women's World Championships; started all games and scored twice during Cup (1995)

- U.S. Women's Cup in Norway - Selected tournament's MVP with five goals and six assists (1995)

- Member of the Gold Medal winning 1996 U.S. Olympic Team in Atlanta

- Named to People Magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" list (1997)

More of Mia`s achievements

Information Courtesy of Mia Hamm Foundation

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Blogger BC Doan said...

I like Mia Ham! She is a great soccer player, and a good role model!

January 28, 2009 at 2:43 PM  

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