midfield fixture Megan Rapinoe made their announcements this week at Ohio State, The Lantern reported.
Wambach especially will an interesting study since she is one of the most aggressive and successful strikers in women's soccer history and used her head to score numerous goals throughout her career.
She retired in December after she and Rapinoe helped the United States win the Women's World Cup title.
Throughout her career, Wambach scored 184 international goals, the most in history among men and women.
She’s now an assistant coach for the women’s soccer team at Washington University in St.
Louis, where she says she still has to get “pumped up to coach” and has shed her shyness to teach the game she knows so well. Experience: Engen is known for her commanding presence in the middle of the field and as a fine aerial threat for headers on set pieces. She’s been quoted as saying that her first love was gymnastics but as a 5-foot-7 third grader, she was too big — she currently is 5-8.
games in the 2004 Olympics, scoring the opening goal of the tournament and delivering the game-winning assist against Japan in the quarterfinal.
Now, at 22, she is the youngest member of the 2015 WNT World Cup roster. She has said that her shyness was a major problem for her until she became more engrossed with the WNT and found her voice and leadership ability.
She will be an asset for the WNT in what will be her first World Cup at the senior level. Despite her size, she said she struggled with soccer early on, even with a solid work ethic, and was always on the bench.
She said it wasn’t until she switched teams — to one that her fellow WNT teammate Christen Press happened to play on — and started getting more playing time that something clicked, and her career took off. Experience: This will be the first World Cup at the senior level for Harris as she will be sitting behind Hope Solo. Experience: Known for her dribbling ability and ball control, Heath is one of the most talented midfielders on the WNT roster.
women’s national team senior-level squad in 2003, she has developed into one of the best defensive midfielders in the world. She started 14 out of 16 matches in the last three Women’s World Cups, scoring three goals. WOMEN'S WORLD CUP: CONTENDERS, PRETENDERS AND WHO TO WATCH Hometown: St. Experience: Before being named to her first World Cup with the WNT senior-level team this year, Brian played in a World Cup with both the U-17 and U-20 youth squads. games in the 2012 U-20 World Cup, playing all but 18 minutes. Brian, who stands 5-foot-7, was one of the skinniest and smallest players among all her soccer peers when she was a kid.