Shannon Boxx

Shannon Boxx
BirthdayJune 29, 1977
Hometown Torrance, CA


INTERNATIONAL: She currently has 186 caps and 27 goals for the United States Women’s National Team… Won Olympic Goal Medals in 2012, 2008 and 2004… Took second place at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup and was named to FIFA’s Women’s World Cup All-Star Team… Got her first cap with the National Team in 2003.

PROFESSIONAL: Started her professional career in 2001 with the San Diego Spirit in the WUSA where she had five goals and seven assists in 41 games… Played for the New York Power in 2003 and had one goal and eight assists in 21 games… In 2009 she signed with the Los Angeles Sol of the WPS and had three goals and three assists… She was named to the WPS First Team and played in the WPS All-Star Game… She also played with the Saint Louis Athletica, FC Gold Pride and magicJack in the WPS.

COLLEGE: Played for Notre Dame from 1995 to 1998… Won the school’s first NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship in 1995… She was named All-Big Eat in 1995, 1996 and 1997… Is tied for the most games played for Notre Dame (101 appearances)… Had 39 goals and 57 assists in 101 games.

PERSONAL: Nicknamed “Boxxy”…  Revealed in 2012 that she had Lupus, but has coped with the disease extremely well and has become a spokesperson for the cause… Her sister Gillian won a gold medal in softball at the 1996 Olympics… Always tries to eat banana pancakes the morning before a game.


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