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Gabbi Miranda

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Teammates 4ever Gabbi Miranda and Lizzy Raben

Colorado products Gabbi Miranda and Lizzy Raben have been best friends since age 10. The two U.S. U-17 WNT defenders are thrilled to be able to share a journey of a (young) lifetime, playing together at the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

Studio 90 The USAs Biggest Little Midfielder

U.S. U-17 midfielder Sarah Robinson may be slight in stature, but she's big in heart, skill and stamina.

U17 WNT vs Panama Reaction May 10 2012

Players from the U.S. U-17 WNT and head coach Albertin Montoya react to the 7-0 victory against Panama in the semifinal of the 2012 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Guatemala City, Guatemala, a victory that qualified the team for the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Azerbaijan.

Studio 90 US U17 WNT vs Panama Preview

The U.S. U-17 WNT will face Panama on May 10th in the semifinal of the 2012 CONCACAF Women's Championship for a berth to the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

Gabbi Miranda The USAs Mockingjay

U.S. U-17 WNT defender Gabbi Mirandi loves to sing. Mostly by herself, that is until ussoccer.com caught up with the Colorado kid just hanging with her teammates and singing some songs.

U.S. National Teams: A member of the U.S. team that won the 2012 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Guatemala and qualified for the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, she started all five games in the tournament and picked up two assists … She has started all 13 international games in which she’s played this year … Played with the U.S. U-15 GNT in 2010.

Personal: Full name is Gabrielle Elizabeth Miranda … Goes by Gabbi … Nicknames are also Elle, Ellie and G … She is named after famed beach volleyball player and model Gabrielle Reese … She is half Filipino … Has a wonderful singing voice, but is shy about singing in public … Has been a class representative in student leadership since 2010 … Has worked with the Link Crew at Mountain Vista, which helps incoming freshman during high school orientation … A member of the Eagle’s Nest Leadership Group which brings together students from different clubs and groups at her high school to discuss issues and problem solve … She loves to sing, read and write and also loves to boat, drive and ski … Lists her parents as her heroes … Her dad Rick was a member of the Junior Olympic volleyball team … Her mom Tracy was a competitive tennis player … Her brother Aidan, a special education student, is her biggest inspiration ... Three words that best describe her off the field are “compassionate, lively and modest” … Three words that best describe her on the field are “aggressive, clean and relentless” … Her motto is the Serenity Prayer … She played competitive club volleyball and still loves the game … Best present she ever received was her iPad … Favorite class is AP Language and Composition … Craziest ambition is to sing in front of a big crowd … Dream jobs would be a pediatric surgeon or an English professor … Favorite food is mom’s spaghetti and pasta in general … Favorite snack is a bagel with cream cheese … Doesn’t like seafood … Favorite soccer players are Megan Rapinoe, Dani Alves and Gerard Pique … Best part about being a soccer player is “playing a sport that is loved and celebrated worldwide” … Greatest soccer experience so far was winning the U-17 CONCACAF title and being selected for the World cup Team … Has a beagle mix named Blake … Enjoys the music of Imagine Dragons, Paramore, Blink-182, the Script and The Civil Wars … Favorite cereal is Apple Jacks … Favorite dessert is Crème Brulee and Tiramasu … Loves the smell of rain, fresh-baked cookies, the ocean and good cologne.

College / High School: Has verbally committed to attend UCLA in the fall of 2013 … Attends Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch, Colo. … Won the 5A state title with the Golden Eagles in 2011 … Was named an NSCAA All-American in 2011 … As a sophomore, she was First-Team All-League and Second-Team All-State … As a freshman, she was Second-Team All-League.

Club: Played from U-15 to present for the Colorado Rush Nike … From U-12 through U-14 she played for the Colorado Storm Royal … From U-8 through U-11, she played for Chivas … From U-4 through U-8, she played AYSO for the Powder Puff Girls … In 2011, she helped her club win the Colorado state title and was MVP of the championship game … She was also the Colorado Rush Player of the Year in 2011 … Helped the Rush win the Gothia Cup in Sweden in 2010 after winning the Manchester United Premier Cup in Portland as U-14s.

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