Roccaro in the award ceremony at Japan 2012 FIFA U20 World Cup
|Full name||Cari Elizabeth Roccaro|
|Date of birth||July 18, 1994|
|Place of birth||East Islip, New York, United States|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|2010–2012||Long Island Fury|
|2012–2015||Notre Dame Fighting Irish||75||(13)|
|2012||New York Fury||1||(0)|
|United States U15|
|United States U17|
|United States U18|
|2012–2014||United States U20||14||(1)|
|2015||United States U23|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 9, 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of September 18, 2012
Cari Elizabeth Roccaro (born July 18, 1994) is an American soccer defender from East Islip, New York. She currently plays for the United States under-20 women's national soccer team  and helped the team win the 2012 FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup held in Tokyo, Japan. She previously played for the New York Fury in the WPSL Elite.
Cari attended East Islip High School in Islip Terrace, New York where she played for the Redmen. During her senior year, she scored 11 goals with an 11-3-1 record. She was named a First Team ESPNHS All-American, a two-time All-American selection by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, and was Long Island Player of the Year.
Roccaro led the Redmen as team captain as a sophomore, junior, and senior. She was named All-League, All-Conference, and All-County as a freshman, junior, and senior and Team MVP as a freshman and senior. A highly decorated player, she was named NSCAA All-American as a junior and senior and Parade All-American as a junior. She was also namedd New York Gatorade Player of the Year, Long Island Player of the Year, and New York State Player of the Year as a senior.
Roccaro played for local club team, Albertson Fury and was a member of the Olympic Development Program (ODP) Region I Team from 2007-2010 as well as the Eastern New York state Olympic Development Program (ODP) squad from 2005-2010.
University of Notre Dame
Roccaro currently attends the University of Notre Dame where she plays defender for the Fighting Irish. In January 2013, she was named Soccer America's Women's Freshman of the Year after leading Notre Dame to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I Tournament. She was also named Big East Conference Rookie of the Year
New York Fury
While still in high school, Roccaro played for Long Island Fury in Women's Premier Soccer League, the second tier of women's soccer in the United States. She joined the club New York Fury, in the new WPSL Elite which was created after the folding of Women's Professional Soccer in early 2012.
Roccaro has represented the United States as a member of the U-15, U-17, U-18, and U-20 national youth teams. In March 2010, she scored her first international goal in a qualifier match against Haiti during the 2010 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. She also played and scored goals for the US during the 2010 CONCACAF Under-17 Women's Championship and 2012 CONCACAF Under-20 Women's Championship.
Roccaro was a member of the United States U-20 squad, which won the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Japan. She played 2 matches in the group stage; and played in all 3 matches in the knock-out stage.
Roccaro captained the United States under-20 women's national soccer team that competed at 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Canada. She played all 360 minutes of the 4 matches played by the team; as the team was eliminated in the quarter-final.
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