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Claire Wagner

U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team
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U.S. National Teams: One of two players that was not on the 2012 CONCACAF Qualifying Team who made the Women’s World Cup roster … Has two career U-17 cap heading into the Women’s World Cup … Attended the U.S. U-14 I.D. Camp in 2009 and got called back in for the U-17s for the first time in March of 2011.

Personal: Full name is Claire Marie Wagner … Nickname is Clur … Says her role model is her mom Marie, who is a breast cancer survivor and has been cancer-free for four years … A member of her high school’s honor roll for the past three years … A member of the National Honor Society … She tries to spend as much time as she can with her school friends as soccer takes up most of her life … Has already been to 10 countries and wants to add many more … The three words that best describe her off the field are “humble, relaxed and optimistic” … The three words that best describe her on the field are “calm, leader and precise” … Her motto is “Hakuna matata” … Her favorite place is any beautiful beach … Is an adventurous eater, she’s up for anything … Her favorite TV show is Criminal Minds … Two of her favorite soccer moments were the dog pile after her club’s second national title (they came back from 3-1 deficit in penalty kicks to win the shootout) and also when she got the call that she had made the U-17 Women’s World Cup Team … Her favorite class is English … Her favorite dessert is red velvet cake.

College / High School: Has verbally committed to attend Clemson in the fall of 2013 … Attends Panther Creek High School … Only played one year of high school soccer as a sophomore … Trained quite a bit with a CASL boys’ team during her junior year.

Club: Played U-12s through U-17s with CASL Spartan Elite, but changed to the CASL Chelsea Ladies for U-17s where she plays with U.S. teammates Morgan Reid and Joanna Boyles … From U-9 through U-11 she also played for Next Level Academy run by U.S. U-15 GNT coach Damon Nahas, and won two national indoor titles … In July of 2012, she helped the Chelsea Ladies win the U-17 ECNL National Championship … In 2011, she helped her club win the U-16 ECNL National Championship … Also won the Region 3 title … In 2010, she won the U-16 State Cup title … In 2009, she won the U-15 State Cup and advanced to the USYSA National Championship game … Took third place in the 2010 U-15 ECNL National Championships … In 2009, her club was the U-15 USYSA Region 3 champions … In 2008, she helped her club with the U-14 Super-Y National Championship … Helped her club to the 2008 U-14 regional title and finished runners-up in the USYSA National Championships.

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