Background[edit | edit source]
- United States (also known as USA) soccer goalie in 2007
- Played a match in goal against Brazil, and team United States (also known as USA) lost, in 2007, and Hope Solo was put on the bench.
Insights[edit | edit source]
Briana Scurry (born September 7, 1971 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) was the starting goalkeeper for the United States women's national soccer team at the 1995 World Cup (3rd place), 1996 Olympics (gold medal), 1999 World Cup (champions), 2003 World Cup (3rd place) and 2004 Olympics (gold medal). She was a founding member of the WUSA, playing three seasons as starting goalkeeper for the Atlanta Beat (2001-2003). She played college soccer at the University of Massachusetts.
Her current (October 20, 2007) career total of 167 international appearances is the eleventh most of any American woman, and the eighteenth most among all women. Among goalkeepers, only Bente Nordby of Norway (also known as NOR) has more caps, with 171.