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Name:Mia Hamm
Hometown:Wichita Falls, TX
High School:Notre Dame Catholic
Born:March 17, 1972 (48)
Notes:World Football Hall of Fame, 4x NCAA Champion, 2x Olympic Gold Medalist
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Mia Hamm's college career: North Carolina highlights and notable moments
Mia Hamm was a trailblazer, the youngest to ever play for her country. Appearing on the national stage was like a tremor, a precursor to...

Carolina Insider Podcast: Billy Cunningham, Women's Soccer Roundtable, and More
UNC Basketball great and Hall of Famer Billy Cunningham discusses his time at UNC, how he got the nickname "The Kangaroo Kid", and more. Next,...

Who U.S. Soccer President Cindy Parlow Cone Is, From the Ex-Teammates Who Know Her Best
“Cindy was always incredibly, painfully honest with you,” Mia Hamm said. “She didn’t sugarcoat stuff, especially when you needed to hear it. And I appreciated...

Chansky’s Notebook: The Creator
Anson Dorrance's women's soccer program was the prototype against which all others were built and measured, and it was only because the Tar Heels with...

Even as she stands out, Erin Matson makes it about the team
Anyone who didn't watch Friday's game missed one of the best postseason performances by any Tar Heel, let alone a field hockey player. Think James...

Video: 'Xtended interview' with Heather O'Reilly
Former UNC and current North Carolina Courage star Heather O'Reilly tells Jeff Gravley how she earned her soccer nickname, how her New Jersey roots shaped...

Mia Hamm on Her Pride for the Current U.S. Women's Football Team and the Legacy of the '99ers
We caught up with American soccer legend Mia Hamm, widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, at Hyundai’s World Cup exhibition...

Anson Dorrance thrilled former player Sarina Wiegman leading Netherlands in final against U.S.
Anson Dorrance led the United States to their first Women's World Cup triumph in 1991, but one of his former players is out to end...

Mia Hamm Shares Her Thoughts On USWNT And Women's World Cup, Equal Pay In Soccer
Long after the U.S. women's national team won the World Cup at home in 1999, Mia Hamm remains a soccer icon and sports legend. Along...

The 1999 U.S. women's national team: Instant icons, lasting legends
Mia Hamm: "What I think is unique is that we had certain standards that were unwavering. You had to be tough. You had to be...


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