Name: Christen Press
Position: Forward
Sport: Soccer
Height: 5-6
DOB: 12/29/1988
Birthplace: Los Angeles, Calif.
Hometown: Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.
High School: Chadwick School (Palos Verdes Peninsula, Calif.) ‘07
College: Stanford University ‘10, Communications and Psychology
Team/Club: Manchester United/ENG
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2016, 2020), one-time Olympic medalist (bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, 5th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2015, 2019
  • Medals: 2 (2 golds)
  • Gold – 2019; 2015
Personal: Daughter of Harry and Stacy Press...Has two sisters, Channing and Tyler...While at Stanford University, set the all-time scoring record for the Cardinal (71 goals) and was named the recipient of the 2010 Hermann Trophy Award as the top college soccer player...Named the Pac-10's 2010 Scholar-Athlete of the Year... Wrote a blog for and has done freelance writing for several magazines... ...Speaks some Spanish and some Swedish......Meditates daily and actively practices yoga...Enjoys hiking and playing with her two dogs.