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Jami Kranich

U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team

First National Team call-up came for U-20 camps in January, April and May of 2012 … Heads into the Women’s World Cup with one career U-20 cap … Trained with the U.S. Under-18s at the end of 2011.

Full name is Jami-Ann Kranich … Majoring in sociology … At Hampden High School, she achieved High Honors status every semester, was named a Scholar-Athlete , was inducted into the Spanish Honor Society and was a Science Scholar … Received high honors all four years of high school … Mom Nancy is a nurse …  … Favorite food is chicken marsala … Likes Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups … Lists dogs as her favorite animal … Favorite color is blue … Enjoys being outside, hiking, cooking, and listening to music … Favorite movies are the Butterfly Effect and Into the Wild … Likes to watch Vampire Diaries and Grey’s Anatomy… Father James played football at American International College.

First Villanova women’s soccer player to participate in a Women’s World Cup as an undergraduate … As a sophomore in 2011, she was the only player on the team to play every minute of all 19 games during the season logging 1,773 minutes in goal … As a freshman in 2010, she started all 18 of her appearances and played 1,480 minutes in goal … At Hamden High School, she played varsity soccer for three years (freshman, sophomore and senior)... Club: Played for Connecticut Football Club from U-11 to U-19 … Won the state championship six times from U-13 to U-19 and was U.S. Club Soccer national finalist in 2008 ... Played for the CFC Passion in the W-League (2009) and WPSL (2010).