U.S. Soccer
Savannah  DeMelo
U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team

Savannah DeMelo

Midfielder Caps/Goals -
  • Date of Birth

  • Height

    5-5

  • Hometown

    Bellflower, Calif.

  • Club

    USC

A member of the U.S. team that won the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship in Honduras at the end last year … She started all five games in the tournament, playing 429 of the 450 minutes and had one goal and three assists … Scored against Haiti and was named to the All-Tournament Team as a midfielder … A long-time participant in the U.S. Youth National Team programs, she has played for the USA at the U-14, U-15, U-18 and U-20 levels … Heads into the World Cup with 16 U-20 caps and two goals … Also scored against Papua New Guinea during the USA’s pre-World Cup test run last May.

College / High School: Will enroll in college at the University of Southern California in the spring of 2017 … Attends Saint Joseph High School in Lakewood, Calif. … Played two years of high school soccer as a freshman and sophomore … Was named All-League and All-CIF and NSCAA All-American both years … Was the Lakewood HS Athlete of the Year as a sophomore and helped the Jesters make it to the CIF championship game … Was MVP of the CIF finals … Scored 13 goals with 26 assists during her HS career.

Club: Played U-11 with the Hurricanes and played U-12 through U-18 with Beach FC … Helped Beach FC to a U-12 league title and to National Cup and Far West Regional titles in 2014, 2015 and 2016 … Won a U-16 National Championship in 2014 and a U-17 National Championship in 2015 … Also won the National League in 2015 … Won the Golden Boot at Nationals in 2014, scoring five goals and the Golden Boot at Regionals in 2015, scoring eight times.

Full name is Savannah Marie DeMelo … Nicknames are Sav, Siv or Sivie … Enjoys shopping with her mom and sisters … Is a huge Disney fan and has an annual pass to Disneyland so she tries to go as many times a year as she can … Also enjoys the beach and hiking … Three words that best describe her off the field are “nice, easy-going and friendly” … Three words that best describe her on the field are “crafty, hard-working and savvy” … Her motto is: “Everything happens for a reason” … Favorite class is science … Dream job would be as a nurse … Favorite foods are pasta and steak … Favorite snack is chips and salsa … Favorite women’s soccer player is Carli Lloyd and favorite men’s player is Cristiano Ronaldo … Says the best thing about being a soccer player is “all the friendships I’ve made” … List her greatest soccer moment so far as winning the CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship and being named to the Best XI … Has two dogs, a Chihuahua named Sunshine and a Pomeranian named Fofa (Portuguese for fluffy), two cats named Pumpkin and Tinker Bell and a rabbit named Chubs … Some of her favorite TV shows are Scandal and Gossip Girl …  Some of her favorite musical artists are Drake, Travis Scott and Kanya West … Favorite dessert is vanilla or Oreo ice cream.
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