Miller Headed to China for U.S. Women's World Cup
Chicago, Ill. (SMU) - Former Mustang women's soccer player Marci Miller Jobson is one of 18 players who will represent the United States at the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, as announced by U.S. Women's National Team head coach Greg Ryan on Wednesday.
Miller Jobson, who played at SMU in 1995 and 1996, is currently the head women's soccer coach at Northern Illinois.
The 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup will be held in five Chinese cities from Sept. 10-30. The USA opens the tournament against North Korea on Sept. 11 in Chengdu.
The entire press release by US Soccer.com can be found here
2007 UNITED STATES WOMEN'S WORLD CUP ROSTER
Players Pos. Ht. DOB Hometown College Caps/Goals
Barnhart, Nicole GK 5-10 10/10/81 Gilbertsville, Pa. Stanford 3/0
Boxx, Shannon M 5-8 06/29/77 Redondo Beach, Calif. Notre Dame 66/14
Chalupny, Lori M 5-4 01/29/84 St. Louis, Mo. UNC 40/4
Ellertson, Tina D 5-9 05/20/82 Vancouver, Wash. Washington 22/0
Jobson, Marci M 5-7 12/04/75 St. Charles, Ill. SMU 14/0
Lilly, Kristine F 5-4 07/22/71 Wlton, Conn. UNC 327/123
Lloyd, Carli M 5-8 07/16/82 Delran, N.J. Rutgers 32/5
Lopez, Stephanie D 5-6 04/03/86 Elk Grove, Calif. Portland 20/0
Markgraf, Kate D 5-7 08/23/76 Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Notre Dame 159/0
O'Reilly, Heather F 5-5 01/02/85 East Brunswick, N.J. UNC 61/10
Osborne, Leslie M 5-8 05/27/83 Brookfield, Wisc. Santa Clara 40/2
Rampone, Chrstie D 5-6 06/24/75 Point Pleasant, N.J. Monmouth 164/4
Scurry, Brianna GK 5-8 09/07/71 Dayton, Minn. UMass 162/0
Solo, Hope GK 5-9 07/30/81 Richland, Wash. Washington 44/0
Tarpley, Lindsay F 5-6 09/22/83 Kalamazoo, Mich. UNC 69/15
Wagner, Aly M 5-5 08/10/80 San Jose, Calif. Santa Clara 112/21
Wambach, Abby F 5-11 06/02/80 Rochester, N.Y. Florida 92/74
Whitehill, Cat D 5-5 02/10/82 Birmingham, Ala. UNC 110/11
FIFA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP - ROSTER BY POSITION
GOALKEEPERS (3): Nicole Barnhart (Gilbertsville, Pa.), Briana Scurry (Dayton, Minn.), Hope Solo (Richland, Wash.);
DEFENDERS (5): Tina Ellertson (Vancouver, Wash.), Stephanie Lopez (Elk Grove, Calif.), Kate Markgraf (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.), Christie Rampone (Point Pleasant, N.J.), Cat Whitehill (Birmingham, Ala.);
MIDFIELDERS (6): Shannon Boxx (Redondo Beach, Calif.), Lori Chalupny (St. Louis, Mo.), Marci Jobson (St. Charles, Ill.), Carli Lloyd (Delran, N.J.), Leslie Osborne (Brookfield, Wis.), Aly Wagner (San Jose, Calif.);
FORWARDS (4): Kristine Lilly (Wilton, Conn.), Heather O'Reilly (East Brunswick, N.J.), Lindsay Tarpley (Kalamazoo, Mich.), Abby Wambach (Rochester, N.Y.).
FIFA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP - ROSTER BY EXPERIENCE
GOALKEEPERS (3): Nicole Barnhart (2007), Briana Scurry (1995, 1999, 2003, 2007), Hope Solo (2007);
DEFENDERS (5): Tina Ellertson (2007), Stephanie Lopez (2007), Kate Markgraf (1999, 2003, 2007), Christie Rampone (1999, 2003, 2007), Cat Whitehill (2003, 2007);
MIDFIELDERS (6): Shannon Boxx (2003, 2007), Lori Chalupny (2007), Marci Jobson (2007), Carli Lloyd (2007), Leslie Osborne (2007), Aly Wagner (2003, 2007);
FORWARDS (4): Kristine Lilly (1991, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007), Heather O'Reilly (2007), Lindsay Tarpley (2007), Abby Wambach (2003, 2007).
Head Coach: Greg Ryan Colorado Springs, Colo.
Asst. Coach: Bret Hall St. Charles, Ill.
Asst./GK Coach: Phil Wheddon Monroe, Conn.
Asst. Coach: Billy McNicol Huntington Beach, Calif.