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Taryn Torres
U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team

Taryn Torres

Forward Caps/Goals -
  • Date of Birth

  • Height

    5-6

  • Hometown

    Frisco, Texas

  • Club

    Virginia

U.S. National Teams: A crafty midfielder, she has earned 12 caps and scored two goals for the U-20s heading into the World Cup … Represented the USA at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s U-20 Championship in Trinidad and Tobago, playing in four of five games to help the U-20s punch their World Cup ticket … Scored the USA’s first goal in the tournament in a 2-0 opening victory against Nicaragua … Played with the U-18s and U-19s earlier in the cycle prior to joining the U-20s … Part of the U.S. roster at the 2016 Concacaf Women’s U-17 Championship in Grenada, playing the full 90 in a 2-0 group stage win over Costa Rica to help the U-17s to the regional title and a World Cup berth … Finished her U-17 career with 14 caps and one goal … Earned her first U-20 cap in Sept. 2015 against Honduras … Played for the U-16, U-15 and U-14 Girls’ National Teams … Earned first Youth National Team call-up in May 2013 with the U-14 GNT in Portland.

College/High School:
Scored eight goals for Virginia in her freshman campaign, tied for best on the team while helping the Cavaliers to the Sweet 16 … Named to both the ACC All-Freshman Team and All-ACC Third-Team … Played all 23 matches for UVA, scoring two game-winning goals … Attended Centennial High School, where she played four years of high school soccer … 2016 NSCAA All-American … Also lettered in volleyball for the Titans.

Club:
Played her club soccer for FC Dallas.

Personal: Full name is Taryn Layne Torres … Dad Eric played college baseball at New Mexico … Mom Misty is a police officer … Younger sister Hollyn has also earned YNT call-ups … Three words that best describe her off the field are “adventurous, passionate and fun” … Three words that best describe her on the field are “determined, competitive and controlled” … Her motto is “The journey is the reward” … Her craziest ambition is to skydive … Dream job is to play for the senior U.S. WNT … Loves Roots Natural Kitchen in Charlottesville, Va. … Favorite snack is popcorn, dislikes cucumbers … Favorite women’s soccer player is Morgan Brian, favorite men’s player is Lionel Messi … Lists her dad as her biggest athletic inspiration … Says the best part about being a soccer player is “getting to compete at the highest level” … Has one dog … Favorite TV show is Law & Order … Favorite band is the Red Hot Chili Peppers … Favorite dessert is a pazookie, a deep dish chocolate chip cookie.


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