Kristine Lilly To Be Featured at Lake Placid Soccer Camps at SLU
Kristine Lilly, the world's all-time appearance leader and one of the greatest female players in the history of women's soccer will be a featured clinician at the Lake Placid Soccer Centre camp at St. Lawrence University July 20-23.
Lilly will join Alfred Galustian, International Director of the Coerver Coaching Method at the Coerver Coaching Youth Coach Diploma Course at SLU July 21-22 and will also work with the youngsters attending the Lake Placid Camps at St. Lawrence during both sessions.Visit the Lake Placid Soccer site for additional information on the camps and clinic and a video with Kristine and Alf.
Lilly captained the US Women's National Team from 2005-07 and is the only player in history to play in five FIFA Women's World Cup tournaments. She played for the US teams in three different decades and scored in every world championship tournament she has played except the 1991 tournament. Prior to 2008, when she stepped away from soccer to give birth to her daughter Sidney, she played in every match the US Women's National Team ever played in World Cup and Olympic competition, starting all but one.
A graduate of the University of North Carolina she was named to Soccer America's College Team of the Decade for the 1990s and was winner of the 1991 Hermann trophy. She was a four-time first team NSCAA All America, four time first-team All ACC selection and was named the offensive MVP of the NCAA tournament in both 1989 and 1990. She helped UNC to four NCAA titles during her career, scoring 78 goals and adding 41 assists. She was a finalist for the Broderick Award as the outstanding female athlete in all college sports in 1991.
She played professionally for the Boston Breakers and was a WUSA all star and also played professionally in Sweden.