U.S. Soccer
Rosemary Chandler
U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team

Rosemary Chandler

Goalkeeper Caps/Goals -
  • Date of Birth

  • Height

    5-8

  • Hometown

    Atlanta, Georgia

  • Club

    Concorde Fire

A key player on the U.S. team that won the CONCACAF championship at the end of 2015 and earned a berth to the World Cup Papua New Guinea … Played every minute of all five games in goal, allowing just three goals while earning three shutouts … Won the Golden Glove as the top goalkeeper in the tournament and was named to the All-Tournament Team … A consistent call-up over this U-20 cycle, she heads into the World Cup with 10 U-20 caps … Played with the USA on a pre-World Cup test run to Papua New Guinea in May of this year … Played with the U.S. U-18 WNT in 2013 and 2014 … Made a very late run to make the roster for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Team and was the fourth-youngest player on the roster … Made the U-20 Women’s World Cup Team during her first official U-20 event.

College / High School: Attends Penn State University but is not playing this season to participate in the World Cup … As a red-shirt freshman in 2015, she was named Academic All-Big 10 … Played in five matches for the Nittany Lions and helped keep three shutouts intact … She red-shirted what would have been her freshman season in 2014 … As freshman, she attended the Bolles School in Jacksonville, Fla. … As a sophomore, her family moved to Atlanta, Ga., and she attended the Westminster Schools … As she wanted to graduate early, she also enrolled in Atlanta Country Day where she earned her senior year credits and her diploma … She graduated high school a year early to enroll at Penn State in fall of 2014 … Did not play high school soccer, although she was the leading scorer as a forward in middle school.

Club: Played U-13 and U-14 with JFC United and U-15 through U-17 with the Concorde Fire.

Personal: Full name is Rosemary Elizabeth Chandler … Nickname is Rose … Majoring in nutrition … Father Nick is a neurosurgeon … Has two sisters, Rachel and Rebecca, and Rebecca competed in track and cross country at Vanderbilt … Loves listening to music … Favorite class is Pets in Society … Her dream job would be to become a professional slack liner … Her favorite food is fish tacos but also loves Indian food … Her favorite women’s soccer player is Mallory Pugh … Her biggest athletic inspiration is Mallory Pugh … Her favorite soccer moment to date was winning the CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship … Has two French bulldogs, named Oliver and Olivia … Favorite TV show is Parks and Rec … Favorite musical artist is Miley Cyrus … Favorite dessert is pineapple coconut cake … Is a great dancer “regardless of what other people say” … Has two fake teeth (from skiing into a tree) … Used to cry when her club team made her play goalkeeper, but it turned out okay in the end.

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