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Abigail Kim
U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team

Abigail Kim

Forward Caps/Goals -
  • Date of Birth

  • Height

    5-7

  • Hometown

    Vashon, Wash.

  • Club

    California

U.S. National Teams: Provides game-breaking speed up top for the USA, scoring six goals in 24 U-20 appearances … Has participated in every U-20 camp this cycle … Represented the U.S. at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s U-20 Championship, playing in four of five games in Trinidad and Tobago to help the U.S. clinch a World Cup berth … Scored the USA’s first goal against Mexico in the final group stage game … Netted the game-winning goal against Italy at La Manga in April to seal the USA’s three-game unbeaten streak at the tournament … Tallied the opening goal in the USA’s 3-0 win over Germany to kick off the team’s run to the Tournoi Maurice Revello Sud Ladies Cup title in June… Bagged a brace in her first U-20 appearance, an 8-2 victory over Norway’s U-19s in March 2017… Appeared for the U-18 and U-19 WNTs throughout 2015-17 … Earned first Youth National Team call-up in Oct. 2015 with the U-18 WNT.

College/High School: Earned second team All-Pac-12 honors in her sophomore season at California, starting all 20 games for the Golden Bears … Scored seven goals, tied for the team lead … Tallied three game-winners in 2017 … Named to the Pac-12 All-Freshman team in 2016, playing in all 21 matches for Cal … Scored three goals and added three assists in her first season in Berkeley … Also recruited to run collegiate track … Attended Seattle Christian High School … Won Class 1A MVP her senior year in 2015 … Helped lead the Warriors to a 1A state title, scoring 41 goals in 20 matches … Earned league MVP honors as a freshman and offensive MVP as a sophomore … Helped lead the Warriors’ track and field program to three straight state titles.

Club:
Spent most of her youth career at Pacific Northwest Soccer Club … Won 2013 and 2014 state championships with Pac NW.

Personal: Full name is Abigail Kofi Kim … Father Jin is a lawyer, and she would like to become a lawyer after finishing her soccer career … Born in Liberia, she grew up with an adopted family near Seattle … Her motto is “Love more people, be kind” … Favorite men’s soccer player is Lionel Messi … Lists Usain Bolt as her biggest athletic inspiration … Says the best part about being a soccer player is the family environment … Enjoys community service and works with the Vashon Island Interfaith Council on Homelessness.


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