Isabelle Morneau

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Isabelle Morneau
Personal information
Date of birth (1976-04-18) April 18, 1976 (age 41)
Place of birth Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Playing position Defender
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1999 Nebraska Cornhuskers 91 (24)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 Ottawa Fury Women 0 (0)
2004 Montreal Xtreme 10 (0)
2006–2007 Laval Comets 2 (0)
National team
1995–2006 Canada 85 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Isabelle Morneau (born April 18, 1976 in Greenfield Park, Quebec) is retired Canadian soccer player who played for the Canada women's national soccer team. She was selected as a member of the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame in 2014.[1]

Morneau has been a member of Team Canada since 1995 and has played for her country in over 75 international matches which includes three Women's World Cups.[2] A gritty and hardworking player who has overcome many injuries throughout her entire career, Morneau is one of the veterans on the team and brings tremendous experience and know-how.[3]

Away from international soccer, Morneau played NCAA soccer at the University of Nebraska (1996–1999) and is one of the most decorated players to have graduated from the program. She was an All-American, All-Conference, All-Academic player who led Nebraska to its best NCAA Tournament finish during her Senior Year. She graduated from Nebraska with a degree in Psychology carrying a 3.6 GPA and received a scholarship from the Big 12 Conference for post-graduate studies.

Morneau has played professionally for the Ottawa Fury Women (2003), Montreal Xtreme (2004), and currently plays for the Laval Comètes (2006–2007) of the W-League.

Now Morneau currently resides in Longueuil, Quebec and she works as a physiotherapist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-08-10. Retrieved 2014-08-09. 
  2. ^ Isabelle MorneauFIFA competition record
  3. ^ Vega, Damian (2003-09-28). "SOCCER; WOMEN'S WORLD CUP; Canada stands tall in win". Boston Herald. 

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