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 … Started all five games during qualifying in Guatemala and played every minute of the tournament, one of three players to do so … Enters the Women’s World Cup with 18 caps at the U-17 level, tied for second on the team … Has played the fourth-most international minutes this year with 1,003 … Played in 13 international matches this year, starting 12 … Played for the U.S. U-15 GNT in 2010 and attended the U.S. Soccer U-14 I.D. Camp in 2009.
Personal: Full name is Miranda Alexis Freeman … Goes by Mandy … A member of the National Art Honor Society as a freshman and sophomore … Was in the Art Club as a freshman and sophomore … Has painted two murals – one of Dr. Seuss and one of the Magic School Bus -- in the library of an elementary school … Ran track as a freshman and was the team MVP and as a sophomore was MVP and team captain … Ran the 100M, the 200M, the 4 x 400 and did the long jump … Enjoys photography, drawing and painting … Both of her sisters got college scholarships for soccer, Ashley (who is now a dentist) to the University of Florida and Tiara to South Alabama … Her mom, Hazel, ran track and went to law school at Rutgers University … The three words that best describe her off the field are “clumsy, funny and awkward” … The three words that best describe her on the field are “aggressive, calm and fast” … Few people know that she is a professional face-painter … Favorite class is AP Art Portfolio … Craziest ambition is to cave dive … Favorite food is steak … Favorite snack is Double-Stuffed Oreos … Favorite soccer players are Christie Rampone and Lionel Messi … Says the best thing about being a soccer player is the travel to amazing places … Lists greatest soccer moment as listening to the National Anthem before the first game of World Cup qualifying … Has a dog name Paco who is a miniature Pinscher/Chihuahua mix … Favorite cereal is Cinnamon Toast Crunch … Favorite dessert is cheesecake … Favorite smells are the ocean and the air after it rains.
College / High School: Has verbally committed to attend USC in the fall of 2013 … Attends Atlantic High School in Delray Beach, Fla. … As a junior she was team MVP, First-Team All-County and First-Team All-State … An NSCAA All-American … As a sophomore, she was Team MVP and First-Team All-County.
Club: Played up two years in U-17s and U-18s while playing for Coral Springs United … From U-12 through U-17 she played for Team Boca … From U-9 through U-11 she played up three years for Boca United … Was one of the youngest players on her club, and as the majority have left for college, she will be guesting for clubs and training with boys this year.
Date of Birth
Mar 23, 1995
Delray Beach, Fla.