- 2004 Olympic gold medalist
- 2003 U.S. Women�s World Cup team member; 3rd place
- 2003 WUSA league champions team member (Founders Cup III MVP)
- 2003 WUSA First Team Selection and Scoring champion
- Scored winning goal 2003 WUSA Founder's Cup III for Washington Freedom.
- 2002 WUSA All-Star Game MVP and WUSA Rookie of the Year.
- Second selection in 2002 WUSA draft by the Washington Freedom.
- Made her first appearance for the U.S. National Team in 2001 and scored her first goal against Finland in 2002.
- Led University of Florida to �98 NCAA title as first-team All-American, where she finished as the schools all-time leading scorer.
- She is the youngest of seven children (four brothers, three sisters).
- Watches MTV�s Real World and NBC�s Friends TV shows -- �Nothing is funnier than Friends.�
- Favorite food is Mexican food �- �I just really like spicy food.�
- If she weren�t a professional soccer player, she would want to be a professional mountain biker � also enjoys reading, hanging out with friends, and playing PlayStation 2.
Wambach says she is fairly laid-back and is always dancing around the field during pre-game activities. �Before the games, I'm kinda a goofball. I'm always dancin', singing, anything to calm people down. I guess I'm really trying to keep myself calm too a little bit.�
Photo gallery: Abby Wambach, June '05
On her mental preparation before games: �...Coming into every game, I'm just trying to mentally prepare myself to leave it all on the field...I picture myself playing the game, I see myself doing all those things that my team is counting on me to do.�
Height: 5' 10"
Hometown: Rochester, N.Y
Resides: Washington, D.C.