- U.S. National Team: U-23 WNT
- Position: Midfielder
- Date Of Birth: Sep. 25, 1990
- Height: 5-5
- Hometown: Bowie, Md.
- Previous National Teams: U-20 WNT
- Club: Penn State
The only player on the U.S. U-20 Women’s World Cup Team with caps for the full Women’s National Team … She played twice for the USA against Canada during summer of 2009, debuting on May 25 in Toronto a 4-0 win and then scoring the winning goal (her first at the senior level) on July 22 in Charleston, S.C. in a 1-0 victory … First called into camp with the full U.S. team in January of 2009 … Played in 13 total matches for the USA heading into the 2010 U-20 Women’s World Cup, including 11 international games … 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 … Started all five games in the tournament and scored two goals, both against Jamaica in the first round … One of the youngest players on the U.S. team that won the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Chile … She played in all six games, starting the four and had two assists … Started the semifinal and the championship game … Played in four games off the bench at the 2009 CONCACAF Women’s Championships in Mexico to help the team qualify for Chile … First training camp with the U.S. U-20s came in 2007 when Jill Ellis was coach, but also called in under Tony DiCicco … One of the most capped players at the U-20 level in this cycle, she has been playing U-20s since 2007 … Played for the U.S. U-18s in 2006 and 2007 and for the U.S. U-17s in 2005 and 2006 … Played for the U.S. U-16s in 2004 and 2005 and attended U.S. U-14 I.D. camp in 2004.
Played club soccer with the Freestate Shooters from U-9 until she left for college … The Shooters won the U.S. Club Soccer Championship in 2007... They were also Maryland State Cup Champions in 2004.
Delayed her enrollment at Penn State until the Spring of 2009 to play in the 2008 U-20 Women’s World Cup … In the fall of 2009, she played her freshman season and started all but two games in central midfield while scoring seven goals and getting a team-leading 10 assists ... Earned unanimous All-Big Ten First Team, Big Ten Freshman of the Year and All-Freshman Team honors ... Recorded first collegiate goal in thrilling fashion, scoring the game winner in a 3-2 comeback win over UConn …A four-time Parade All-American out of Archbishop Spalding High School, where she is the all-time leader in assists, goals and points … Three-time Player of the Year named by the Washington Post ... A three-time All-State selection ... An NSCAA All-American from 2005-08 ... The Gatorade Maryland State Player of the Year from 2005-07.
Full name is Christine Marie Nairn … Majoring in Communications … Played four years of varsity basketball in high school … A National Honor Society member and graduated with Dean's List honors … Brother T.J. played collegiate soccer at Salisbury University from 2003-07 and currently is an assistant coach for the Seagulls ... Brother Kevin played collegiate soccer at Anne Arundel C.C. from 2005-06 … Enjoys reading, music, hanging out with friends and going to the movies.