Cindy Gordon

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Cindy Gordon
Personal information
Date of birth (1962-11-14) November 14, 1962 (age 56)[1]
Place of birth Des Moines, Washington, U.S.[2]
Playing position Left winger, forward[3][1]
Youth career
Team
Mount Rainier Rams
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1984 WWU Vikings ? (50)
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1986 United States 6 (0)

Cindy Gordon (born November 14, 1962) is an American former soccer player who played as a left winger or forward, making six appearances for the United States women's national team.

Career[edit]

Gordon played for the Mount Rainier Rams in high school, before playing for the Western Washington Vikings in college from 1981 to 1984. She scored 50 goals for the team, as was chosen in the NSCAA Second-Team All-West of 1982.[4] She was also included in the NAIA West Region All-Tournament team in 1984, and was chosen as a NCSC All-Star in 1982, 1983, and 1984.[5] She was inducted into the WWU Athletics Hall of Fame in 1999,[6] and was included in the All-Time Washington Women's Roster by Washington Youth Soccer in 2016.[2]

Gordon made her international debut for the United States in the team's inaugural match on August 18, 1985 in a friendly against Italy. In total, she made six appearances for the U.S., earning her final cap on July 9, 1986 in a 1–2 loss against Canada in the 1986 North American Cup.[1] However, the U.S. went on to win a play-off match later that day to win the tournament.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Gordon works in the biochemical genetics lab of Seattle Children's Hospital in Seattle, Washington.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

United States[1]
Year Apps Goals
1985 4 0
1986 2 0
Total 6 0

Honors[edit]

United States

  • 1986 North American Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "2019 U.S. Women's National Team Media Guide" (PDF). United States Soccer Federation. 2019. Archived (PDF) from the original on August 10, 2019. Retrieved August 10, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "All-Time WA Women's Roster". Washington Youth Soccer. July 18, 2016. Archived from the original on August 10, 2019. Retrieved August 10, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. WNT Flashback – 20th Anniversary of First-Ever Match: Cindy Gordon". USSoccer.com. United States Soccer Federation. Archived from the original on December 18, 2006. Retrieved August 10, 2019.
  4. ^ "Western Washington University – Athletics History (Soccer – Women)" (PDF). Western Washington Vikings. Archived (PDF) from the original on August 10, 2019. Retrieved August 10, 2019.
  5. ^ "Cindy Gordon". Western Washington Vikings. Archived from the original on August 10, 2019. Retrieved August 10, 2019.
  6. ^ "Cindy Gordon Named to Washington Youth Soccer Top 18". Western Washington Vikings. Bellingham, Washington. July 22, 2016. Archived from the original on August 10, 2019. Retrieved August 10, 2019.
  7. ^ "This Day in Football from 9–15 July". CanadaSoccer.com. Canadian Soccer Association. July 9, 2012. Archived from the original on August 9, 2012. Retrieved August 9, 2019.