TwitterName: Nicole Barnhart
Sport: Soccer
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5’10”
Current Residence: Gilbertsville, PA
College: Stanford University '05, Psychology/Studio Art

Olympic Experience:

  • 2008 Olympic Games, gold
  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold

Career Highlights:

  • A backup goalkeeper on the USA’s last three world championship teams at the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup
  • 2011, Played in 10 matches, starting nine, including the first eight of the year as Hope Solo finished her recovery from shoulder surgery
  • 2010, Took over the starting role after Hope Solo had shoulder surgery in September and started all five games in CONCACAF Women’s World Cup qualifying and the two playoff matches against Italy
  • 2009, Played in three matches for the USA, starting two, and earned 1-0 shutouts in both

Fun Facts: Interested in working as a graphic artist in advertising or marketing ... Earned a double major in studio art and psychology from Stanford, graduating in June of 2005 ... Played three months of lacrosse for Stanford after the completion of her senior year of soccer eligibility, but stopped playing and became the team manager after turning professional with the U.S. team at the Algarve Cup ... Does not like chocolate ... Has served as a volunteer assistant women’s soccer coach at Stanford since the fall of 2005

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