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Kelly Cobb

U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team
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One of three members of the Women’s World Cup Team that was not a member of the qualifying team, she made a late run and overcame an injury to make the final roster … Has four U-20 caps and has scored two goals … In 2009 and 2010 she played with the U.S. U-18s.

Full name is Kelly Ann Cobb … Nickname is Alaskan Assassin, sometimes Corn on the Cobb or Kelly Belly … She is a pioneer for her state as the first-ever Alaskan to make a Women’s World Cup Team … Is majoring in psychology … Lettered one year in tennis in high school … Father, Gardner, played football at Cincinnati from 1973-78 ... One of her hobbies is fishing for salmon in Prince William Sound where she once caught a 20-pounder … As an Alaskan, she enjoys hiking, ice fishing, and going on jogs in the morning … Loves classic American foods like hamburgers and French fries … Admits to loving fast food, but tries to stay away from it … One day wants to go on a cruise to Greece … Favorite English Premier League club is Arsenal and would love to one day see a game in person in London … Perhaps the only player on the U.S. team who has walked on a real glacier … Family owns a 24-foot C-Dory which they sail from Seward, Alaska and around Prince William Sound.

As a freshman  in 2011 she saw action in 26 games and made 22 starts, scoring 11 goals with nine assists while playing 1,688 minutes ... Was named to the Soccer America All-Freshman First Team and was Second Team All-Southeast Region ... Earned All-ACC Second Team and ACC All-Freshman Team honors ... Tied for fourth in the ACC with 31 points and averaged 1.19 points per game ... Tied for the team-lead and sixth in the ACC with 11 goals ... Tied a school record and was tied for third in the ACC with six game-winning goals ... Set three Duke freshman records in shots (91), goals (11) and points (31) ... Became the 13th player in school history to register a goal in her first collegiate start and the fifth to post goals in her first two starts ... Scored her first-career goal, a game-winner, in her first-career start on Aug. 26 in a 2-0 win over Houston ... Registered her first multi-goal game in a seven-point performance against Texas A&M, scoring two goals to go along with three assists … High School: At Chugiak High School, she was the 2011 Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Alaska  and a 2009 and 2010 NSCAA All-America selection ... A 2010 Parade All-America ... Scored 98 goals in only three years of high school soccer ... As a senior, she scored 22 goals and had six assists in only 15 games ... Led Chugiak to its first Region IV (Cook Inlet Conference) Championship in school history, scoring seven goals in three games during the tournament ... An All-State selection as a freshman and senior ... Did not play high school soccer as a junior, instead played club soccer with Crossfire Premier "91" from Redmond, Wash. ... All-Region as a freshman, sophomore and senior ... As a sophomore, she scored 36 goals with 14 assists ... Led the Cook Inlet Conference in scoring as a freshman and sophomore ... Scored 40 goals with eight assists as a freshman ... Club: Helped lead the Crossfire Premier to a 2010 Washington State Championship ... Won the Alaska State Championship in 2009 with the CISC Velocity and in 2008 with AYSA.

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