U90C is excited to announce a SuperCopa Girls special appearance by 5-time World Cup, 3-time Olympian, 3-time US Soccer Player of the Year, and US Soccer Hall of Fame member Kristine Lilly. This exciting event is presented by the new PIT+ Plano soccer complex in Plano, TX.
The Kristine Lilly appearance will be part of the SuperCopa Girls Opening Celebration at the PIT+ Plano soccer complex on Thursday, June 9th. Kristine will be taking team pictures will each SuperCopa girls team as part of the celebration in addition to a Q&A session hosted specifically for the players.
"U90C and the SuperCopa are very excited to have such an amazing professional athlete like Kristine be part of our event this year", said Executive Director & SuperCopa Tournament Director Dawn Simpson. "We want to extend a sincere Thank You to PIT Plano for making this special opportunity a reality for our SuperCopa players", added Simpson.
"We are happy to host the 2016 Premier SuperCopa girls tournament and host a special appearance by Kristine Lilly at our newly renovated facility", stated PIT+ Plano owner James Meese. "Kristine has accomplishments the young SuperCopa players dream of pursuing, and having a chance to meet Kristine is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for most", added Meese.
SuperCopa players are encouraged to wear their game uniforms for the team pictures with Kristine. Pictures will begin at 4:00 CT and end at 7:30p, with a Q&A session midway. An autograph raffle will be held at the end of the celebration. All autographs for the evening will be reserved for U90C's Autograph for a Cause initiative with proceeds being donated to the 88Bikes.org charity, which will have representation on location. More information HERE.
KRISTINE LILLY #13
The most decorated women's soccer player of all time. With 352 caps, Kristine Lilly has the most international appearances in the history of the sport.
4-time NCAA Division I Soccer Champion – University of North Carolina
4-time ACC Champion – University of North Carolina
4-time NCAA Division I All American
1991 Hermann Trophy Award Winner: NCAA Division I Top SoccerPlayer
Made US Women’s National team at age 16
Played in 5 FIFA World Cups
FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist in 1995, 2003 & 2007
FIFA World Cup Champion in 1991 &1999
Olympic Gold Medalist in 1996 & 2004
Olympic Silver Medalist in 2000
U.S. Soccer player of the Year from 1993, 2005 & 2006
23 year veteran of the US National Team
2012 Class- Hall of Fame for USOC
2014- elected to the US Hall of Fame
Wrote an Ebook called “Girls Soccer My Story: Kristine Lilly”
WUSA Founding Member & Player – Boston Breakers
Mother of two daughters- Sidney and Jordan