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44 All-American Selections


8 2 A l l - B I G E A ST S e l e c t i o n s

UConn NSCAA All-Americans Brittany Taylor: A 2007 and 2009 All-American

Mary-Frances Monroe: A 1998, 1999 and 2000

Meghan Schnur: A 2007 All-American … 2006

Carey Dorn: A 1999 All-American ... steady defender who helped UConn to the National Championship game in 1997, where she was named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team … won a World Championship with the San Jose CyberRays in the WUSA’s inaugural season … in the championship game, Dorn scored the second penalty kick after the game remained tied in overtime. Chrisy McCann: A 1998 All-American ... solid defender between 1995–98 … ranks second for most games played in a career at 100 … played in all three years of the WUSA’s existence for the Boston Breakers as a central defender after graduation.

… 2007 and 2009 BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year … 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009 All-BIG EAST First team selection … tied for team lead in 2006 with seven goals … made transition to backline full-time in 2007 and helped lead UConn to NCAA quarterfinal round ... returned to the pitch in 2009 after sitting out with a knee injury during her true senior season helping UConn to the NCAA Second Round. and 2007 BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year … four time All-BIG EAST first team selection … ranks ninth on Husky career list with 28 assists ... Trains and competes with the U.S. Women’s National Team.

Kristen Graczyk: A 2003 and 2004 All-American …

2003 BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year … 2004 BIG EAST Tournament Offensive MVP … holds the school record for most points (26 on 10 goals and six assists) in the NCAA tournament … scored most goals and most points by a junior in the program’s history … third on UConn’s 100-Point Club with 146 career points. Sarah Popper: A 2002 All-American ... helped win the Huskies’ first BIG EAST Tournament Championship as the team’s co-captain … ranks 13th in UConn’s record books for all-time assists with 23 and eighth for most games played with 97 ... played for WUSA’s Boston Breakers after college.

All-American ... member of U.S. National Team between 2000-2001 … ranks seventh in UConn’s 100-Point Club with 117 career points and holds the single-season record for points at 65 during 1998.

Sara Whalen: A 1995, 1996 and 1997 All-American ... World Cup Champion in 1999 with U.S. National team … Olympic Bronze Medalist in 2000 … 1997 NSCAA National Player of the Year … 1997 Honda Award Winner … 1997 NCAA All-Tournament Team … holds the record for most goals, assists and points by a senior in the program’s history … one of only two players to have her jersey number (#8) retired … founding member of the WUSA’s NY Power.

Alexa Borisjuk: A 2001 All-American ... scored the game-winning goal at Nebraska in the Final16 in 2000 … co-captained the first UConn team to win the BIG EAST Tournament Championship … played for WUSA’s Boston Breakers and Philadelphia Charge.

Kerry Connors: A 1995 and 1996 All-American ...

Casey Zimny: A 2001 All-American … U.S.

Christy Rowe: A 1995 All-American ... dynamic forward/midfielder during her career at UConn … member of the U.S. National Team in 1996 ... finished with 70 career points, 31 of which came in her senior year ... as a senior, she was named First Team All-BIG EAST after scoring 10 goals and passing for 11 assists ... selected for the UMBRO All-Star Division I East Women’s Soccer Team.

Youth National team member … 2002 team MVP … played for the Washington Freedom of the WUSA … was converted from center mid to central defender during her time at UConn … “Zim” dominated from the back line while also getting involved in the attack.

one of the leading scorers on UConn’s team throughout her career … ranks fourth on UConn’s 100-Point list with 128 points … member of the U.S. National Team in 1997 … played in the WUSA for the NY Power, Philadelphia Charge and San Diego Spirit.

Karen Warner: A 1994 All-American ... scored the

game-winning penalty kick to help UConn advance to the NCAA Championship game as a freshman in 1990 … member of Youth National team in 1990 … former assistant coach at UConn … went on to earn a Ph.D. from Yale in Anthropology.

2012 UConn women’s soccer media guide


2012 UConn Women's Soccer Media Guide  

Information and the history of the UConn women's soccer program with biographies on the coaches and athletes

2012 UConn Women's Soccer Media Guide  

Information and the history of the UConn women's soccer program with biographies on the coaches and athletes