|Full name||Christina DiMartino|
|Date of birth||November 6, 1986|
|Place of birth||Long Island, New York, United States|
|Height||5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)|
|2006–2008||Long Island Fury|
|2009||FC Gold Pride||18||(0)|
|2010||Saint Louis Athletica||6||(0)|
|2006||United States U-20||19||(1)|
|2007–2008||United States U-23||9||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 02:40, August 19, 2011 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
Christina "Tina" DiMartino (born November 6, 1986), is an American professional soccer midfielder. She previously played for the Philadelphia Independence of the WPS and was a member of the United States women's national soccer team.
- 1 Early life
- 2 Playing career
- 3 Career statistics
- 4 Personal
- 5 References
- 6 External links
Born in Long Island, New York to Daniel and Patrice DiMartino, Christina attended Massapequa High School in Massapequa, New York where she was a four-year varsity letterwinner and two-time Nassau County Player of the Year. DiMartino was a two-time Parade Magazine High School All-American in 2004 and 2005. In 2004, she was named NSCAA/adidas National High School Player of the Year, NSCAA/adidas High School All-American, and Gatorade State Player of the Year for New York. She was ranked as the number 12 overall recruit in the country and sixth best forward by Student Sports Magazine and Soccer Buzz named her a Top-25 U.S. High School Recruit.
DiMartino played for the Albertson Express and helped the club team capture four state championships. The team also won the WAGS Tournament and the Disney Cup in 2004.
Praised for her creativity on the field, DiMartino became one of the nation's top attacking midfielders in women's college soccer, helping the Bruins to four consecutive College Cups throughout her career.
FC Gold Pride
Los Angeles Sol
St. Louis Athletica
After the Sol ceased operations on January 28, 2010; in the ensuing dispersal draft for the players, DiMartino was selected by Saint Louis Athletica. On May 27, 2010, the Athletica folded in the middle of the 2010 WPS season due to financial problems, making all Athletica players free agents on June 1.
FC Kansas City
DiMartino was selected in the fifth round (38th overall) of the 2013 NWSL Supplemental Draft by FC Kansas City for the inaugural season of the NWSL but did not play for the team during the league's inaugural season.
DiMartino was a member of the fourth-place United States U-20 women's national soccer team that competed in the 2006 FIFA U-20 Women's World Championship in Russia, alongside UCLA teammates Danesha Adams, Lauren Cheney, Erin Hardy, and Valerie Henderson. After 2006, she also saw time in the United States U-23 women's national soccer team player pool. Her first appearance for the senior team was during the Four Nations Tournament in January 2008, appearing in a match against Finland and assisting on Lauren Cheney's goal. DiMartino scored her first goal for the senior national team in March 2009 during the Algarve Cup, against Denmark.
DiMartino has also made appearances for the U-16, U-17, and U-19 teams.
|Key (expand for notes on “international goals” and sorting)|
|Location||Geographic location of the venue where the competition occurred
Sorted by country name first, then by city name
|Lineup||Start – played entire match
on minute (off player) – substituted on at the minute indicated, and player was substituted off at the same time
|Goal in match||Goal of total goals by the player in the match
Sorted by total goals followed by goal number
|Min||The minute in the match the goal was scored. For list that include caps, blank indicates played in the match but did not score a goal.|
|Assist/pass||The ball was passed by the player, which assisted in scoring the goal. This column depends on the availability and source of this information.|
|penalty or pk||Goal scored on penalty-kick which was awarded due to foul by opponent. (Goals scored in penalty-shoot-out, at the end of a tied match after extra-time, are not included.)|
|Score||The match score after the goal was scored.
Sorted by goal difference, then by goal scored by the player's team
|Result||The final score.
Sorted by goal difference in the match, then by goal difference in penalty-shoot-out if it is taken, followed by goal scored by the player's team in the match, then by goal scored in the penalty-shoot-out. For matches with identical final scores, match ending in extra-time without penalty-shoot-out is a tougher match, therefore precede matches that ended in regulation
|aet||The score at the end of extra-time; the match was tied at the end of 90' regulation|
|pso||Penalty-shoot-out score shown in parenthesis; the match was tied at the end of extra-time|
|Light-yellow background color – match at an invitational tournament|
NOTE: some keys may not apply for a particular football player
||2009-03-04||Lagos||Denmark||Start (Tarpley, 46)||35||unassisted||2–0||2–0||2009 Algarve Cup – group stage|
|Long Island Fury||2006||WPSL|
|FC Gold Pride||2009||WPS||18||18||1530||0||1||–||–||–||–||–||18||18||1530||0||1|
DiMartino has two younger sisters who have played at the youth national level: Gina DiMartino, a member of the United States U-20 women's national soccer team that won the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Chile, and Vicki DiMartino, a member of the United States U-17 women's national soccer team that was runner-up at the inaugural 2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in New Zealand.
- "Christina DiMartino player profile". UCLA. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
- FC Gold Pride Acquires WPS All-Star Camille Abily, womensprosoccer.com
- Shannon Boxx Goes First, Marta Third in LA Sol Dispersal Draft, womensprosoccer.com.
- Timmermann, Tom (2010-05-27). "Athletica shutting down, AC St. Louis looks like it survived; 2:45 update: Cooper comment". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved 9 June 2010.
- WPS Standout Tina DiMartino Signs with Independence, womensprosoccer.com.
- "Rundown of FC Kansas City’s Supplemental Draft Picks". NWSL News. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
- "Six-round supplemental draft rounds out NWSL rosters". NBC Sports. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
- "Woznuk and DiMartino Score as U.S. Women Defeat Denmark 2-0 to Open 2009 Algarve Cup". U.S.Soccer.
- Soccer's a family affair for DiMartino, ESPNRise.com