Name: Meghan Klingenberg
Sport: Soccer
Position: Defender
Height: 5-2
Weight: 122
DOB: 8/2/1988
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Hometown: Gibsonia, Pa.
High School: Pine-Richland High School (Gibsonia, Pa.) ‘07
College: University of North Carolina ‘11, Business Administration
Team/Club: Portland Thorns FC
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 5th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2015
  • Medals: 1 (gold)
  • Selected to the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup All-Star Team
Personal: Daughter of Daniel and Kristen Klingenberg...Has one brother, Drew...Competing in her first FIFA World Cup tournament in 2015, played every minute of all seven games...Selected third overall in the 2011 WPS Draft by magicJack...Nickname is “Kling” and “Klingy”...In 2015, named the winner of the prestigious Dapper Dan Sportswoman of the Year award in her hometown of Pittsburgh...Interests include biking, reading, singing, dancing and cooking...Is a third-degree black belt in taekwondo.