- U.S. National Team: U-23 WNT
- Position: Midfielder
- Date Of Birth: Feb. 25, 1991
- Height: 5-7
- Hometown: Hanson, Mass.
- Previous National Teams: U-20 WNT
- Club: Boston College
A member of the U.S. team that won the 2010 CONACAF U-20 Women’s Championships in Guatemala to earn a berth to the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup … Played five games, starting three, and scored two goals, one each against T&T and Costa Rica, with one assist … Played in 15 total matches for the USA heading into the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, including 11 international matches … Heads to Germany with six goals in 20 U-20 internationals … One of the leading scorers for the U-17s in 2008, she ended her U-17 international career with nine goals in 16 caps … One of the USA’s best players at the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, she started five games in the tournament and scored two goals despite switching positions from flank midfielder to center midfielder in the first match … She won the Bronze Ball as the third best player in the tournament … Was named the U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year in 2008 …Started all four games she played at 2008 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championships, scoring three goals with one assist, including a goal in the championship game against Costa Rica … Scored twice against Australia and twice against Germany at the Future Stars Tournament in January … Played for the U.S. U-16 Girls’ National Team in 2006 and 2007, playing against Holland, Germany and Brazil … Played for the U.S. U-15 Girls’ National Team in 2006 and was a member of the U.S. Soccer U-14 I.D. Camp in 2005.
Has played from U-10 through U-18 with the SC Scorpions … Won four State Cups with the Scorpions (U-12, U-14, U-16 and U-18) and advanced to one Regional final as U-14s.
Had an excellent freshman season at Boston College in 2009 … Played and started in 23 games and tied for fourth on the team in scoring with five goals and six assists ... Played midfield and filled in on defense due to injuries ... Earned a spot on the All-ACC Freshman team ... Scored her first career goal in a 5-0 win over Brown... Had two goals and three assists against ACC competition ... Was second on the team in shots taken with 72 … Attended Whitman Hanson Regional High School where she scored 74 goals (including 34 as a junior) with 34 assists … Team captain as a junior and a senior … A three-time NSCAA All-American, three time All-New England and All-Massachusetts team honoree and a three-time Eastern Mass. Girls Soccer Association Div. 1 First-Team All-Star ... A 2009 Parade All-American … Was also the 2008 NSCAA Youth Player of the Year … An Atlantic Coast League All-Star … A member of the Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic Team … Only played in a few HS games as a senior due to National Team commitments.
Full name is Kristen Anne Mewis … Nickname is Kristie … A true left-footed player … Enrolled in the Lynch School of Education … Likes to go to the beach in the summer and shop anytime … Enjoys running in the rain, shopping and swimming … Also likes to surf the web for inspiring quotes … Mom attended Northeastern on a full basketball scholarship and has run a marathon … Dad played soccer at Fitchburg State College and has also run a few marathons … Has volunteered for Special Olympics … Played three years of varsity basketball … Ran winter track her senior year and holds the 300 and 600 meters indoor track records at Whitman-Hanson … With her younger sister Samantha, they became the first sisters ever to represent the USA at a Women’s World Cup, playing together in New Zealand in 2008.