Danielle Egan

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Danielle Egan
Personal information
Full name Danielle Egan Reyna
Date of birth (1973-08-28) August 28, 1973 (age 43)
Place of birth West Islip, New York, United States
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Years Team
1991–1994 North Carolina Tar Heels
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993 United States 6 (1)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:51, September 23, 2012 (UTC)

Danielle Egan Reyna (born August 28, 1973) is a retired American soccer player. Egan played six times for the United States women's national soccer team in 1993. She married soccer player Claudio Reyna in 1997.

College career[edit]

Egan played for North Carolina Tar Heels under coach Anson Dorrance and alongside Mia Hamm, Tisha Venturini and Kristine Lilly.

International career[edit]

In 1993 Egan made six appearances, all starts, for the senior United States women's team.[1] She scored one goal, the first in a 6–0 win over Australia in Hamilton, Ontario on July 7, 1993.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Egan married Claudio Reyna, then a member of the United States men's national soccer team, in July 1997, one week after he attended the FIFA All-Star Game in Hong Kong and two weeks after the male U.S. team's World Cup qualifier at El Salvador. They have had four children: Jack, who was born in 1999 and died of cancer in 2012, Giovanni, who was born in 2002 and named after Reyna's good friend and former colleague at Glasgow Rangers Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Joah, and Carolina. The family live in Bedford, New York.

On July 19, 2012 it was announced that Egan's 13-year-old son Jack lost his fight with cancer.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U.S. Women's National Team All-Time Player Appearances". United States Soccer Federation. Retrieved 2012-09-23. 
  2. ^ Litterer, Dave (2011-06-16). "USA - Women - International Results". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 2012-09-23. 
  3. ^ Boehm, Charles (2011-07-19). "Former USMNT great Claudio Reyna loses son Jack to cancer". Potomac Soccer Wire. Retrieved 2012-09-23.