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

Margaret Purce

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  • Date of Birth

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  • Hometown

    Olney, Md.

  • Club

    Freestate Soccer

Played for the USA at the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Azerbaijan, seeing action in one match … She will be the first player from an Ivy League school to represent the USA in a FIFA Women’s World  Cup … A member of the U.S. team that won the 2012 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Guatemala and qualified for the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, she played in three games, starting all three … Was the USA’s second leading scorer in CONCACAF qualifying with three goals, all coming against the Bahamas … Attended one training camp with the U.S. U-15s in 2011 and that earned her a first call-up to the U-17s.

Had an excellent season as a freshman at Harvard in 2013 … She was a NSCAA third-Team All-America ... She was the Ivy League Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year, the first freshman to earn the Player of the Year award in league history … Also a unanimous selection to the All-Ivy First-Team …  An NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region First-Team selection ... Led the Crimson and the Ivy League with 11 goals … Ranked first on the team and second in the conference in points with 26 … Also had four assists in 2013  and started 16 of 18 matches she played … Attended Good Counsel High School … The All-Met Player of the Year as a junior … An NCSAA All-American as a sophomore and junior … The WCAC Player of the Year as a sophomore and junior … First-Team All-State as a freshman, sophomore and junior … Won the league title as a freshman and sophomore … Concluded her prep career with 101 goals and 39 assists.

Played for Freestate Soccer under head coach and 1991 Women’s World Cup champion Shannon Cirovski … She was the Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year for 2012 … Played for SAC United U-16s and U-15s … Played for Bethesda for U-13s and U-14s … Before that, she played with Potomac … Advanced to the national championship with SAC United 2011.