Jane Campbell (soccer)

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Jane Campbell
Personal information
Full name Carolyn Jane Campbell
Date of birth (1995-02-17) February 17, 1995 (age 19)
Place of birth United States
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Years Team
2008–2010 North Atlanta Soccer Association
2011–2012 Concorde Fire South
2013– Stanford Cardinal
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 United States U15
2011–2012 United States U17
† Appearances (Goals).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of January 26, 2013

Carolyn Jane Campbell,[1] (born February 17, 1995), is a soccer player who plays the goalkeeper position. Jane Campbell competed as member of the United States under-15 girls national football team, and United States under-17 teams.[2] At age 17, Campbell is the youngest footballer ever called to a national training camp for the full United States women's national soccer team, on January 22, 2013.[3]

Early life[edit]

Jane Campbell attends Darlington School, a college-preparatory school in Rome, Georgia, and intends to attend Stanford University in the fall of 2013. Campbell is an NSCAA All-American in 2011. She is currently a member of the club "Concord Fire South", and with this team won the under-16 state championship.

Campbell won the under-14 state title with the North Atlanta Soccer Association while playing with their under-12 through under-15 teams. She played for the Silver Backs under-10 and under-11 teams.

Playing career[edit]

Stanford University[edit]

Campbell joined Stanford University in 2013.[4] She is undefeated, having played 7 matches, started in 6; and has a goal against average of 0.48[5]


Campbell was a member of the USA team that won the 2012 CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship in Guatemala and qualified for the Azerbaijan 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. In Guatemala, Campbell started and played every minute of all five games; had all shutout games, and made one assist during the tournament on a goal by Andi Sullivan off a booming punt against Trinidad and Tobago women's national football team.[6]

Jane Campbell is undefeated in her U-17 national team career with nine wins, 3 draws and no loss. Campbell first played for U-17 national team at the age of 15; and she attended United States women's national under-23 soccer team training camp in October 2011 as a 16-year-old.[7]

On January 22, 2013, at the age of 17, Jane Campbell was called to the national training camp by head coach Tom Sermanni, to train with the senior team who were training for a friendly match ahead of the 2013 Algarve Cup. She became the youngest goalkeeper called to train with the senior team. Campbell may eventually succeed Hope Solo as a goalkeeper of the United States women's national soccer team.[3][8]

Personal life[edit]

Carolyn Jane Campbell was on Headmaster’s List in 2010 and was a member of the National Honor Society in 2012. Both of her parents are former Navy fighter pilots, and both parents were collegiate athletes. Her mother Chrystal rowed crew at the Naval Academy and her father Mike played hockey and rowed crew at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. She followed the footsteps of her grandfather and great-great-grandfather to Stanford University in 2013.[9]


  1. ^ "PLAYER BIO: JANE CAMPBELL". U.S.Soccer. 
  2. ^ "FIFA Player Statistics: Jane CAMPBELL". FIFA. 
  3. ^ a b "Sermanni Names 29-Player Training Camp Roster for First Matches of 2013". U.S.Soccer. 
  4. ^ "Q&A: With Jane Campbell". GoStanford.com. 
  5. ^ "Season statistics". GoStanford.com. 
  6. ^ "U.S. U17s prepare for World Cup qualifying". ESPN. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "Future Game Changers". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "Future Olympians: Jane Campbell". Sports Illustrated. 
  9. ^ "Jane Campbell Bio". GoStanford.com. 

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