Shannon Boxx

BirthdayJune 29, 1977
Hometown Torrance, CA


INTERNATIONAL: Only player in U.S. Soccer history to be named to a FIFA Women’s World Cup Team (2003) without previously earning a cap… 2014-2015: Returned as a regular as the USWNT roster after missing significant time due to injury and pregnancy. Earned her first cap in nearly two years in early 2014… Called up to her fourth World Cup roster in April… 2012: Played in 27 games for the U.S., starting 22 and recording three goals and three assists… Earned an Olympic gold medal… 2011: Started all 17 games she played, recording one goal and two assists… Played 1,344 minutes and became one of just 16 players to surpass 150 caps for the USA… Started five matches at the 2011 World Cup and played every minute, earning World Cup All-Star Team honors in the process… 2010: One of only two players to start all 18 matches the USA played … 2009: Started seven of the eight matches the USA played, scoring two goals… Led the team in minutes played with 614… 2008: Started in 33 games… On the 10-player shortlist for FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year… 2007: Returned to the U.S. team at the Algarve Cup after recovering from major knee surgery… Started 14 of the 18 games she played, recording four goals and three assists… 2006: Started all three games at the Four Nations Tournament… Started all four games at the Algarve Cup and was named tournament MVP for the second time (after 2004)… 2005: Started all four games at the Algarve Cup, playing all but 23 minutes for her team in he tournament… 2004: Started 31 of 32 matches and was second on the team in minutes played with 2,714… Started all six games at the 2004 Olympics and scored the opening goal of the tournament against Greece… Captained the FIFA Women’s World All-Star Team… Named MVP of the Algarve Cup… Finished seventh in the voting for FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year… 2003: Scored in her first two career caps and starts… Started all five games in which she played at the World Cup …One of three U.S. players named to the World Cup All-Star Team… Set a U.S. record by scoring in her first three matches… 2002: Called into training camp in January in Charleston, S.C. … 2001: Participated in training camp in October in San Diego, Calif.

PROFESSIONAL: 2013: Allocated to Chicago for the 2013 NWSL season… Played in just two games due to a knee injury… 2011: Signed with magicJack for the 2011 WPS season and played and started in 10 games… 2010: Started the season with St. Louis Athletica, netting one goal an adding 3 assists… After Athletica ceased operations, she signed with FC Gold Pride… Started 19 of the 20 total games she played… Totaled one goal and five assist… A WPS All-Star Game starter and the fifth overall vote-getter… 2009: Allocated to and captained the Los Angeles Sol… Started 18 of 19 matches, recording three goals and three assists… Named to the WPS First Team and played in the WPS All-Star Game… 2003: Started in 21 games for NY Power, scoring one goal… Named to All-WUSA First-Team & WUSA All-Star Team… 2002: Played in 20 games for the San Diego Spirit, starting 15… Recorded two goals and two assists … Traded to the New York Power on September 30 … 2001: Drafted by the San Diego Spirit … Started all 21 matches and missed only 20 minutes all season… Scored three goals and added five assists for 11 points.

COLLEGE: Attended University of Notre Dame from 1995-99… Ranks among top 15 in school history in six career categories, those being consecutive games played (101 – tied for 3rd), total games played (101 – tied for 4th), assists (57 – 6th), points (135 – 12th) and goals (39 – 15th)… One of 12 players in school history with at least 30 career goals and 30 career assists, and one of 11 Fighting Irish players to not miss a game in their Notre Dame careers.