Nikki Serlenga

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Nikki Serlenga
Personal information
Date of birth (1978-06-20) June 20, 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth San Diego, California, U.S.
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Santa Clara Broncos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Atlanta Beat
National team
1999 US U20
2000 - 2001 United States (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Nikki Serlenga (born June 20, 1978) is an American retired soccer player. She is a former United States women's national soccer team player and received a silver medal as a member of the 2000 U.S. Olympic Team.

Early life[edit]

Born in San Diego, California, Serrenga scored 103 career goals for San Pasqual High School (Escondido, California).[1]

Collegiate career[edit]

Serlenga attended Santa Clara University and finished her college career with 15 goals and 28 assists in 84 matches. She was a two-time First-Team NSCAA All-American and helped the Santa Clara Broncos to four consecutive Final Fours.[1][2]

Club career[edit]

Serlenga played for the Atlanta Beat in the Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA) in 2001.[3]

International career[edit]

Serlenga was a member of the U-20 National Team pool in 1999. She was called up to the United States women's national soccer team and earned her first cap and goal on January 7, 2000 against Czech Republic.[1]

She represented the United States at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia and was a member of the silver medal-winning team.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Nikki Serlenga bio". Soccer Times. Retrieved September 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ Giesin, Dan (June 22, 2000). "Kick Starter / Olympics or not, Serlenga is now more committed". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved September 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Atlanta Beat's yin and yang". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved September 23, 2012. 

External links[edit]