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Mollie Pathman

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10 Things About Mollie Pathman

Here are 10 things you may or may not know about U.S. U-20 WNT left back Mollie Pathman. For instance, she's quite the baker, hits the school books really hard and apparently never gets mad.

U20 WNT vs China Reaction Aug 23 2012

U.S. U-20 Women's National Team head coach Steve Swanson and players speak about the USA's 1-1 draw against China in their second Group D match at the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Hiroshima, Japan.

Studio 90 U20 WWC Veterans Lead the Way

Five players on the USA's 2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup squad were also part of the U.S. team that played in 2010 FIFA U-20 WWC in Germany. They bring their knowledge and experience to the Far East to help this year's team achieve success in Japan.

Ask Cari

When the players on the U.S.U-20 WNT needs life advice - or a good laugh -- there's just one teammate they go to. And that's defender Cari Roccaro.

She is in her second cycle with the U-20s after also representing the USA at the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Germany … 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 four games at qualifying and totaled 345 minutes … Had one assist in the tournament … Has 19 career U-20 caps heading into the Women’s World Cup … Made a late run to make the 2010 U.S. U-20 Women’s World Cup Team and ended up playing well in her two appearances during the tournament against Switzerland and Nigeria … Played for the U.S. U-18s in 2009 and 2010 … Played for the U.S. U-17s in 2007 … Played for the U.S. U-15s in 2006 … Invited to attend the Under-14 I.D. Camp in 2006 but couldn’t attend due to injury… Also played with the U.S. Under-14 National Team at the Nike Friendlies in 2005. 

Full name is Mollie Elizabeth Pathman … Nickname is Molls … Chosen to be on the ACC All-Academic Team in 2010 and 2011 … Received the Elite 89 Award in 2011 for the highest GPA at the NCAA College Cup … Maintained a 3.97 GPA in the high school … Has been on the dean’s list every semester in college … She was the 2009 NSCAA Scholar Athlete of the Year … In high school, she volunteered as a youth soccer coach, and as a tutor for Spanish-speaking children in the local school district … Graduated cum laude in high school … In college, she has volunteered with the John Avery Boys’ and Girls Club and tutored at a local middle school … She also served as a year-long teaching assistant in Durham Academy's demanding Peer Educator Program … Was a mentor to freshman athletes through the First Year Action Leader Program … Served as class treasurer for four years ...  Father Donald is a doctor at UNC … Mother Beth does Medical research at Duke … Brother Josh recently graduate from Wake Forest and is applying to med school … Favorite food is pasta … Loves the movie Bridesmaids … Enjoys ice cream and watching Grey’s Anatomy, House, and The Office.

Helped lead Duke to the 2011 ACC title and a berth in the NCAA Championship Game … Named to the All-NCAA Tournament Team … A two-time All-ACC Second Team selection … Has started 45 out of 47 career games at Duke and has scored 14 goals with 16 assists … Tied for fifth on Duke’s all-time charts with five multi-goal performances … As a sophomore in 2011, she played in 26 games and made 25 starts while playing 1,689 minutes ... Named to the NCAA College Cup's All-Tournament Team ... Earned All-ACC Second Team honors for the second straight year ... Had four two-goal matches … Ranked third on the team with 23 points from six goals and an ACC-leading 11 assists ... Scored two goals in a 4-1 win over seventh-ranked Wake Forest in the NCAA College Cup semifinals... Three of her six goals on the season were game-winning goals …As a freshman in 2010 she was a Soccer America First-Team Freshman All-America ... Named to the All-ACC Second Team and the All-ACC Freshman Team ... Played in 21 games with 20 starts  and scored eight goals with five assists over 1,566 minutes ... As a senior at Durham Academy, she led the Cavaliers (12-4-1) to the North Carolina Independent Schools Class 3A state quarterfinals, scoring 29 goals and 10 assists … A two-time Gatorade North Carolina Girls Soccer Player of the Year, she was the 2010 Gatorade Girls’ National High School  Player of the Year … A four-time NSCAA All-American and a 2009 NSCAA High School All-American, she concluded her prep career 130 goals and 65 assists, both school records … The all-time leading scorer in Durham Academy history ... A four-time NSCAA All-American … Earned All-State four straight years ... All-Conference selection for five straight years (she played varsity as an 8th grader) ... Helped lead her Durham Academy to the state finals as a sophomore and to the state semifinals as a freshman and junior ... Named Conference Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... Voted team MVP three times... Club: Played for Triangle FC since U-10s … Also played on an older boys team when she was eight … Won the U-17 North Carolina state title in 2009, and made it to the semifinals of the South Regionals … Super 20 National Champions in 2009, 2010 … The 2009 Super 20 MVP.

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