Becky Sauerbrunn


Name: Becky Sauerbrunn
Sport: Soccer
Position: Defender
Height: 5’7”
Current Residence: St. Louis, MO
College: University of Virginia

Olympic Experience:

  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold

Career Highlights:

  • 2011, Had her best-ever year for the national team, playing in 12 games while starting eight and made her first Women’s World Cup roster at the senior level
  • 2011, Played in just one match in Germany but had a stellar game while playing all 90 minutes during the semifinal victory against France, stepping up in a big way to replace the suspended Rachel Buehler
  • 2010, Played in five matches, starting three, and made the roster for the CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifying tournament, playing in one match
  • Played for the U.S. U-21s/U-23s in 2007 and 2008, winning Nordic Cup titles in both years

Fun Facts: Her first start and cap against Canada on Jan. 16, 2008, was also Pia Sundhage’s first match as head coach ... Majored in English literature and composition at Virginia ... Loves science fiction and her favorite book is “Ender’s Game” by Orson Scott Card ... Favorite soccer team is Arsenal and her favorite player is Jack Wilshere

Learn more: 
US Soccer

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