Julie Augustyniak

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Julie Augustyniak
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Full nameJulie Ann Augustyniak
Date of birth (1979-02-01) February 1, 1979 (age 40)
Place of birth Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Playing position Defender
College career
1997–2000 Clemson Tigers
Senior career*
1995–1997 Tophat S.C.
1997–2000 Atlanta Classics
2001–2003 Atlanta Beat
2004–2005 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam 14
2005 F.C. Indiana
2006 Atlanta Silverbacks
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Julie Ann Augustyniak (born February 1, 1979) is an American soccer player who played for the Atlanta Beat of the Women's United Soccer Association.

Atlanta Beat (WUSA) defunct Womens United Soccer Association franchise

The Atlanta Beat was a professional soccer team that played in the Women's United Soccer Association. The team played at Bobby Dodd Stadium on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology in their first year of operation before moving to Herndon Stadium, on the campus of Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia.

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The Women's United Soccer Association, often abbreviated to the WUSA, was the world's first women's soccer league in which all the players were paid as professionals. Founded in February 2000, the league began its first season in April 2001 with eight teams in the United States. The league suspended operations on September 15, 2003, shortly after the end of its third season, after making cumulative losses of around US $100 million.

Augustyniak was born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in Peachtree City, Georgia. She went to McIntosh High School and then Clemson University. She played for the Atlanta Classics of the W-League from 1997–2000, before joining the Beat at the team's inception. Her twin sister Nancy Augustyniak also played for Atlanta Beat.

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She joined the F.C. Indiana for the 2005 season. The summer of 2006 she played for the Atlanta Silverbacks. She married Christopher Tuff. She is currently teaching at Holy Inoccent's and coaching at Top Hat.

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