Merissa Smith

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Merissa Smith
Personal information
Full name Merissa Louise Smith
Date of birth (1990-11-11) 11 November 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Tauranga, New Zealand
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Three Kings United
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
National team
2006– New Zealand U-20
2006– New Zealand 15 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 January 2009

Merissa Smith (born 11 November 1990) is an association football player who represented New Zealand at international level.[1]

Smith made her full Football Ferns debut in a 0–3 loss to China on 14 November 2006, and represented New Zealand at the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup finals in China,[2] where they lost to Brazil 0–5, Denmark (0–2) and China (0–2).

Smith was also included in the New Zealand squad for the 2008 Summer Olympic games where they drew with Japan (2–2) before losing to Norway (0–1) and Brazil (0–4).[3]

She appeared in a group game for New Zealand at the 2006 Women's U-20 World Cup finals, and again represented the young ferns at the 2008 Women's U-20 World Cup in Chile.[4]


  1. ^ "Caps 'n' Goals, New Zealand Women's national representatives". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 11 June 2009. 
  2. ^ "New Zealand Squad List, 2007 Women's World Cup". FIFA. Retrieved 2008-09-22. 
  3. ^ "Olympic Football Squads Named". New Zealand Olympic Committee. 2008-07-04. Retrieved 2008-07-04. 
  4. ^ "New Zealand (NZL) Squad List". FIFA. Retrieved 2008-11-21. 

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