- U.S. National Team: U-20 WNT
- Position: Defender
- Date Of Birth: July 18, 1994
- Height: 5-7
- Hometown: East Islip, N.Y.
- Previous National Teams: U-15 GNT, U-17 WNT, U-18 WNT
- Club: Albertson Fury
A member of the team that won the 2012 CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship and earned a berth to the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Japan … Played in three games with one goal in 270 minutes … Heads into the Women’s World Cup with 10 caps and one goal while playing the majority of minutes at center back … Played for the U.S. Under-18s in 2011 … Was a member of the U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team that competed in the 2010 CONCACAF U-17s Women’s Qualifying Tournament where it outscored its opponents 38-0 over the five games … Scored one goal against Haiti … Attended the U.S. Under-14 I.D. Camp in 2008.
Has committed to play for the University of Notre Dame and will play her freshman season following the Women’s World Cup … Led East Islip High School Redmen as captain as a sophomore, junior, and senior … Named All-League, All-Conference, and All-County as a freshman, junior, and senior … Team MVP as a freshman and senior … NSCAA All-American as a junior and senior … Parade All-American as a junior … New York Gatorade Player of the Year, Long Island Player of the Year, and New York State Player of the Year as a senior … Suffolk County Player of the Year as a junior and senior … Scored 11 goals as a senior and 16 as a freshman ... Club: Played for East Islip Explosion from U-10 to U-13 … Played for Albertson Fury ’93 from U-13 to present … State champions in 2009 and 2011 … Regional Semifinalists in 2009 and 2011 … Took 5th place in ECNL National Championship in 2011.
Full name is Cari Elizabeth Roccaro … Nickname is Cer (pronounced Ker) … Was a part of the Girls Leader Club … Participated in Just For Kicks, an organization to help kids with autism … A member of the National Honor Society … Was on the yearbook staff … Was All-Conference in track and field in 8th and 9th grades and was the 9th grade division champion for 400 meters where she set a school record … Enjoys dancing, singing, watching movies, going to the beach, barbeques, and playing cards … Favorite foods are chicken, bagels, and mac and cheese … Favorite desserts are flag cookies … Likes listening to Dream street, Backstreet Boys, and John Mayer … Can’t go anywhere without her Carmex Chapstick.