Lindsay Tarpley

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Lindsay Tarpley
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Personal information
Full nameLindsay Ann Tarpley Snow
Date of birth (1983-09-22) September 22, 1983 (age 35)
Place of birth Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Playing position Forward / Winger
College career
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2002–2005 North Carolina Tar Heels
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1998–1999 Kalamazoo Quest
2005 New Jersey Wildcats 5 (2)
2009 Chicago Red Stars 17 (4)
2010 Saint Louis Athletica 5 (1)
2010 Boston Breakers 17 (3)
2011 magicJack 3 (0)
National team
2002 United States U-19 26 (24)
2003 United States U-21 8 (4)
2003–2011 United States 125 (32)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of July 5, 2012 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of July 5, 2012 (UTC)

Lindsay Ann Tarpley Snow (born September 22, 1983) is an American professional soccer forward and midfielder. She is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, winning gold at the 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics, and was a member of the United States women's national team that finished third at the 2007 Women's World Cup in China.

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She injured her knee during a match against Japan, on May 14, 2011, in Columbus Ohio, [1] consequently missing the 2011 Women's World Cup, and has not been called again to play for her national team. On February 7, 2013, Tarpley was drafted to play with the Chicago Red Stars for the 2013 NWSL season.

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Early life

Born in Madison, Wisconsin, Tarpley grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and attended Portage Central High School from 1998 to 2002. During her freshman season, she helped her school's women's soccer team reach the state semi-finals. [2] In the following spring, she led her team to an undefeated season and the state championship. Against Bishop Foley Catholic High School in the final match, she scored her team's first goal and assisted on her team's other two, including the winning shot in the penalty shootout. [3] She received several honors during her time there, including being named the 2002 Michigan Gatorade Player of the Year and the 2002 U.S. Soccer Chevrolet Young Female Player of the Year, in addition to being a 1999 NSCAA All-American and a Parade All-American in 2001 and 2002. She also played varsity basketball for Portage Central, starting at point guard during all four of her seasons.

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University of North Carolina

In the autumn of 2002, Tarpley enrolled at the University of North Carolina. While there, she majored in communications and minored in coaching. She was a student-athlete, and competed with the university's North Carolina Tar Heels women's soccer team. In her first season with the team, she was named ACC Rookie of the Year and the Soccer America and Soccer Buzz National Freshman of the Year.

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During her sophomore season, Tarpley led the nation in total points (goals and assists) while leading the Tar Heels to the 2003 NCAA Women's Soccer Championship. Against Connecticut Huskies in the finals, she scored two goals and had two assists en route to winning the title. She received numerous honors for her performance throughout the 2003 season, including ACC Player of the Year and Player of the Tournament, National Player of the Year, and several All-America team honors.

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Injuries interfered with Tarpley's junior and senior seasons, which reduced her playing time. Tarpley still managed to be named to the All-ACC and NSCAA All-America teams in both seasons.

Tarpley finished her North Carolina career with 59 goals and 59 assists. Her number 25 jersey was retired by the school in February 2006 during the halftime of a North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball game. [ citation needed ]

Playing career

Club

Tarpley with the St.Louis Athletica in 2010. Tarpley2010-5-15.jpg
Tarpley with the St.Louis Athletica in 2010.

W-League

Tarpley played for the New Jersey Wildcats in 2005, where she played alongside Tobin Heath, Christine Latham, Karina LeBlanc, Heather O'Reilly, Cat Whitehill, Rachel Yankey, and a number of other international players. She played in five games (374 minutes) for the club, and scored two goals with two assists.

Women's Professional Soccer

Upon the creation of a new top-flight women's league in the United States, Tarpley agreed to join Women's Professional Soccer. She was allocated to Chicago Red Stars along with USWNT players Carli Lloyd and Kate Markgraf. In the inaugural 2009 Women's Professional Soccer season, Tarpley appeared in 17 games (16 starts, 1321 total minutes) and scored four goals and four assists.

On January 15, 2010 Lindsay was traded to the Saint Louis Athletica in exchange for goalkeeper Jillian Loyden. With the Athletica, she joined former North Carolina Tar Heel standouts Lori Chalupny, Kendall Fletcher and Kristina Larsen.

She became a free agent on June 1, 2010 with the dissolution of the Saint Louis Athletica. On June 3, it was announced by the Boston Breakers that they had signed Tarpley. She then signed for magicJack ahead of the 2011 Women's Professional Soccer season.

International

Tarpley began her international career representing the United States on the U-16 Girls National Team. From there, she successfully moved to the United States U-19 team in 2002. She played in the 2002 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship, the first FIFA-sanctioned youth tournament for women, and scored the title clinching goal in extra time against Canada. She made 26 total appearances and scored 24 goals.

Tarpley soon moved to the United States U-21 team, where she made 8 appearances and scored 4 goals. Half of her goals were scored at the 2003 Nordic Cup, while the other half was at the 2005 Nordic Cup.

Tarpley first appeared for the senior team on January 12, 2003 against Japan. Her first (and second) goal came a little over a year later on January 30, 2004 against Sweden. She appeared in the 2004 and 2008 editions of the Olympic Games, winning a Gold Medal in each trip. She has also played in the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, in which the United States finished third. She earned her 100th cap on July 16, 2008 against Brazil in the last game before the 2008 Olympics, the 23rd player in USWNT history to reach this feat. [4]

A torn anterior cruciate ligament sustained in a warm-up match with Japan saw Tarpley ruled out of the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.

International goals

Key (expand for notes on “international goals” and sorting)
LocationGeographic location of the venue where the competition occurred
Sorted by country name first, then by city name
LineupStart – played entire match
on minute (off player) – substituted on at the minute indicated, and player was substituted off at the same time

off minute (on player) – substituted off at the minute indicated, and player was substituted on at the same time
( c ) – captain
Sorted by minutes played

Goal in matchGoal of total goals by the player in the match
Sorted by total goals followed by goal number
#NumberOfGoals.goalNumber scored by the player in the match (alternate notation to Goal in match)
MinThe minute in the match the goal was scored. For list that include caps, blank indicates played in the match but did not score a goal.
Assist/passThe ball was passed by the player, which assisted in scoring the goal. This column depends on the availability and source of this information.
penalty or pkGoal scored on penalty-kick which was awarded due to foul by opponent. (Goals scored in penalty-shoot-out, at the end of a tied match after extra-time, are not included.)
ScoreThe match score after the goal was scored.
Sorted by goal difference, then by goal scored by the player's team
ResultThe final score.

Sorted by goal difference in the match, then by goal difference in penalty-shoot-out if it is taken, followed by goal scored by the player's team in the match, then by goal scored in the penalty-shoot-out. For matches with identical final scores, match ending in extra-time without penalty-shoot-out is a tougher match, therefore precede matches that ended in regulation

aetThe score at the end of extra-time; the match was tied at the end of 90' regulation
pso Penalty-shoot-out score shown in parenthesis; the match was tied at the end of extra-time
Light-purple background colorexhibition or closed door international friendly match
Light-yellow background color – match at an invitational tournament
Light-orange background color – Olympic women's football qualification match
Pink background color – Continental Games or regional tournament
Orange background color – Olympic women's football tournament
NOTE on background colors: Continental Games or regional tournament are sometimes also qualifier for World Cup or Olympics; information depends on the source such as the player's federation.

NOTE: some keys may not apply for a particular football player


goal
DateLocationOpponentLineup#MinAssist/passScoreResultCompetition
1
2004-01-30 [m 1] Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR

off 75' (on Hucles)

2.151 Abby Wambach

5250.02005 2–0

5350.03005 3–0

Four Nations Tournament
2
2.266 Kate Markgraf

5350.03005 3–0

3
2004-02-03 [m 2] Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 1.113 Shannon MacMillan

5150.01005 1–0

5250.02005 2–0

Friendly
4
2004-02-27 [m 3] Flag of Haiti.svg  Haiti

on 46' (off Boxx)

1.163unassisted

5550.05005 5–0

5850.08005 8–0

Olympic qualification
5
2004-03-05 [m 4] Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico

off 60' (on Hamm)

1.145 Cindy Parlow

4950.01005 1–2

5150.03005 3–2

Olympic qualification
6
2004-03-14 [m 5] Flag of France.svg  France

on 46' (off Foudy)

1.147 Cindy Parlow

5550.05005 5–0

5450.05005 5–1

Algarve Cup
7
2004-03-20 [m 6] Flag of Norway.svg  Norway

off 68' (on Wagner)

1.142 Abby Wambach

5250.03005 3–1

5350.04005 4–1

Algarve Cup
8
2004-08-26 [m 7] Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil

off 91' (on O'Reilly)

1.139 Brandi Chastain

5150.01005 1–0

5150.02005 2–1

Olympics: final
9
2006-03-13 [m 8] Flag of France.svg  France

off 56' (on Lloyd)

1.150unassisted

5350.03005 3–0

5350.04005 4–1

Algarve Cup
10
2006-09-13 [m 9] Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico

off 67' (on Kai)

1.122 Aly Wagner

5150.02005 2–1

5250.03005 3–1

Friendly
11
2006-10-01 [m 10] Flag of Chinese Taipei (FIFA).svg  Chinese Taipei

off 63' (on Rapinoe)

2.122unassisted

5250.02005 2–0

6050.10005 10–0

Friendly
12
2.227 Aly Wagner

5350.03005 3–0

13
2006-11-02 [m 11] Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands

on 46' (off Lilly)

1.127 Natasha Kai

5150.01005 1–0

5250.02005 2–0

Peace Queen Cup: Group B
14
2007-04-14 [m 12] Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico

off 68' (on O'Reilly)

1.133unassisted

5250.02005 2–0

5550.05005 5–0

Friendly
15
2007-05-12 [m 13] Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada

off 62' (on O'Reilly)

1.113 Heather Mitts

5150.02005 2–1

5450.06005 6–2

Friendly
16
2007-08-12 [m 14] Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand

off 64' (on Kai)

1.157unassisted

5450.04005 4–0

5550.06005 6–1

Friendly
17
2007-08-25 [m 15] Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 1.168 Christie Rampone

5350.03005 3–0

5450.04005 4–0

Friendly
18
2008-01-16 [m 16] Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada

on 64' (off Lloyd)

2.171 Heather O'Reilly

5350.03005 3–0

5450.04005 4–0

Four Nations Tournament
19
2.278 Amy Rodriguez

5450.04005 4–0

20
2008-01-18 [m 17] Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2.137 Abby Wambach

5150.01005 1–0

5350.04005 4–1

Four Nations Tournament
21
2.239 Abby Wambach

5250.02005 2–0

22
2008-03-05 [m 18] Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR

off 45' (on Heath)

1.15 Carli Lloyd

5150.01005 1–0

5450.04005 4–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
23
2008-03-07 [m 19] Flag of Italy.svg  Italy

off 45' (on Heath)

1.16 Lauren Cheney

5150.01005 1–0

5250.02005 2–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
24
2008-05-03 [m 20] Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia

off 74' (on O'Reilly)

2.128unassisted

5050.01005 1–1

5150.05005 5–4

Friendly
25
2.242 Natasha Kai

5250.03005 3–1

26
2008-05-10 [m 21] Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada

off 70' (on Osborne)

1.123 Abby Wambach

5150.01005 1–0

5650.06005 6–0

Friendly
27
2008-07-02 [m 22] Flag of Norway.svg  Norway

off 81' (on Rodriguez)

1.14 Abby Wambach

5150.01005 1–0

5450.04005 4–0

Friendly
28
2008-08-12 [m 23] Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1.156unassisted

5350.03005 3–0

5450.04005 4–0

Olympics: Group G
29
2008-11-01 [m 24] Flag of South Korea.svg  Korea Republic 1.148 Aly Wagner

5350.03005 3–0

5250.03005 3–1

Friendly
30
2009-05-25 [m 25] Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada

on 61' (off Rapinoe)

1.177unassisted

5350.03005 3–0

5450.04005 4–0

Friendly
31
2011-01-23 [m 26] Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada

on 31' (off Rapinoe)

1.170 Cheney

5150.02005 2–1

5150.02005 2–1

Four Nations Tournament
32
2011-03-04 [m 27] Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 1.133 Amy Rodriguez

5150.01005 1–0

5250.02005 2–0

Algarve Cup: Group A

Honors and awards

International

University

Individual

Personal life

Tarpley's husband, B. J. Snow, was appointed in January 2011 to coach the UCLA Bruins women's soccer team. [5] In July 2012, Tarpley and Snow had their first child, a son. In January 2013, B. J. Snow was appointed as the full-time head coach of United States women's national under-17 soccer team. [6]

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