Think you know your soccer trivia? We’ll be the judge of that. Pop quiz: who the heck is Jack Marshall? Even the trivia buffs in the U.S. Soccer Communications Department would be hard-pressed to tell you that one Jack Marshall received his one and only cap way back in 1926. Okay, that was pretty much impossible. They get easier. We give you four questions at varying difficulty levels, from 1 (easiest) to 4 (hardest).
With this being the second class of U-19 players to compete for a world championship at the age level, there’s not a lot of history to draw from, but the success that the first class of U.S. teenage title holders had in 2002 produced a remarkable group of players that have since found their way to the full WNT in 2004. Let’s take a brisk walk down a very short memory lane.
Q1: Which four players in the current U-19 squad were members of the 2002 World Championship team (Hint: Go back and read “Mark That Calendar”)?
Q2: Which U-19 player recently won the 2004 Parade Magazine Female High School Player of the Year award?
Q3: Which former U-19 midfielder just scored her first goal with the full U.S. Women’s National Team in a 3-0 win over Mexico on May 9 in Albuquerque?
Q4: Which former U-19 scoring sensation won the Chevy Young Female Athlete of the Year award in 2002?
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A1: Harris, Buehler, Hanks and Woznuk.
A2: Ashlyn Harris, who finished her four-year varsity career at Satellite High with a whopping 50 shutouts in 65 games for a goals against average of 0.29.
A3: Lori Chalupny, who drilled a shot into the back of the net from 20 yards out in the 87th minute to seal the result.
A4: Lindsay Tarpley, who scored the golden goal in the dramatic 1-0 win over Canada in the 2002 final and finished her U-19 career with 24 goals in 26 international matches.
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