Lori Henry

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Lori Henry
Personal information
Full name Lori Ann Henry
Date of birth (1966-03-20) March 20, 1966 (age 50)
Place of birth Seattle, Washington, United States
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985-1991 United States 39 (3)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 March 2013

Lori Ann Henry (born March 20, 1966) is an American retired soccer defender and former member and captain of the United States women's national soccer team. She was the only player from the first match ever played by the national team who made it to the 1991 Women's World Cup Championship in China and one of two players to hit double-figures in caps.[1]

Early life[edit]

Henry grew up in the Seattle, Washington area and attended Shorewood High School in Shoreline, Washington where she was a star soccer player for the T-Birds.[2]

University of North Carolina[edit]

Henry attended the University of North Carolina from 1986-1989 and helped the Tar Heels to three national women's soccer championships. Lori was twice selected first team All-America. She was also selected to Soccer Americas All-Decade Team in 1990.[2]

Playing career[edit]


In 1985, Henry was a member of the first women's national soccer team the U.S. fielded. She played for the United States women's national soccer team from 1985 to 1991, including three years as captain. In 1991, she was part of the team that won the first Women’s World Cup in China. [1]

Coaching career[edit]

Henry began her coaching career as an assistant at UNC-Greensboro and later served as the head women's soccer coach at Ohio State University for four years.[2]


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