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Encyclopedia > Cindy Parlow
Olympic medal record
Competitor for Flag of United States United States
Women's Football (soccer)
Gold Atlanta 1996 Team Competition
Silver Sydney 2000 Team Competition
Gold Athens 2004 Team Competition

Cindy Parlow (born May 8, 1978) is an American professional soccer player. A native of Memphis, Tennessee, she played college soccer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a four-time All-American and member of three teams that won the NCAA Women's Soccer Championship. She won the Hermann Trophy as outstanding female collegiate soccer player twice, in 1997 and 1998, and the ACC Female Athlete of the Year in 1999. Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... A mens football (soccer) tournament has been held at every Summer Olympic Games except 1896 and 1932. ... The 1996 Summer Olympics, formally known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and informally known as the Centennial Olympics, were held in 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. ... Final results for the Football competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics: Results Categories: Olympic football competitions | 1996 Summer Olympics events | Football at the Olympics ... The 2000 Summer Olympics or the Millennium Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, were the Summer Olympic Games held in 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... The football tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics was the 20th official Olympic Games football tournament. ... The 2004 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece, from August 13 to August 29, 2004. ... The football (soccer) tournament at the 2004 Summer Olympics started on August 11, (two days before the opening ceremony), and ended on August 28. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The River City, The Bluff City, M-Town Location Location in Shelby County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Tennessee Shelby County Mayor W. W. Herenton (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 294. ... The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public, coeducational, research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. ... An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ... This article lists NCAA Womens soccer championships. ... 2004 Hermann Trophy winner Danny ORourke playing for the Indiana Hoosiers in 2004 The Hermann Trophy is awarded annually by the lesbians to the United Statess top male and female college soccer players. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The Atlantic Coast Conference Athlete of the Year award is given to the male and female athlete who show extraordinary talent throughout the entire season. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...

She began training with the U.S. Women's National Team in March 1995, making her first appearance (and scoring her first goal) in a January 4, 1996 friendly against Russia. She started all six games for the United States during their 1999 World Cup victory, scoring two goals. First International Italy 1–0 USA (Jesolo, Italy; 18 August 1985) Largest win USA 12–0 Mexico (Port-au-Prince, Haiti; 18 April 1991) USA 12–0 Martinique (Port-au-Prince, Haiti; 20 April 1991) Worst defeat Norway 4–1 USA (Lagos, Portugal; 19 March 1998) Canada 3–0 USA... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... A friendly match is generally a match where there is no competitive value of any kind, and most times quality of play is valued over the result. ... The FIFA Womens World Cup 1999 was held in the United States and won by the host team. ...

She was a Founding Member of the Women's United Soccer Association, and played for the Atlanta Beat, helping her team reach the playoffs in each of the league's three seasons of operation. WUSA logo The Womens United Soccer Association formed in 2001 as a soccer league for women in the United States. ... The Atlanta Beat was a professional soccer team that played in the Womens United Soccer Association. ...

On July 30, 2006, she announced her retirement from international play, citing post-concussion syndrome. She concluded her career with 158 caps (the ninth most in United States Women's National team history) and 75 goals (fifth best). She did, however, leave the door open for a possible return to professional play domestically in a hypotetical reconstituted version of the WUSA. July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Post-concussion syndrome, or PCS, is a set of symptoms that a person may experience for weeks, months, or even years after a concussion, a mild form of traumatic brain injury. ... A cap is an appearance for a select team, such as a school, county or international team in sports. ...

External links

  • Official Player Profile
  • Cindy Parlow's U.S. Olympic Team bio
Preceded by
Vanessa Webb
ACC Female Athlete of the Year
Succeeded by
Jen Adams

  Results from FactBites:
soccer profile: Cindy Parlow (999 words)
Parlow comes to rescue with two goals in 3-2 victory over Mexico.
Milbrett, Parlow net a pair of goals apiece in 7-1 rout of Russia.
Equally adept at holding the ball on the forward line or running at defenders, she battles for all air balls and is deadly in the penalty box.
ESPN.com - SOCCER - Parlow nets hat trick in rout (497 words)
Cindy Parlow had three goals and helped the U.S. team clinch a berth in next year's World Cup with a 7-0 thrashing of Costa Rica in the CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup semifinals on Wednesday night.
Parlow, who plays for Atlanta of the WUSA, scored in the 30th minute, 49th minute and 52nd minute to lead the United States to its 15th straight game without a loss on an American pitch.
Parlow, who is the tallest player on the U.S. roster at 5-foot-11, used her height to her advantage.
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