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Color: Carolina Blue

Movie: I recently really liked "Babel", "Bobby", and "Little Miss Sunshine", but "Tommy Boy" can always bring a smile to my face.

TV Show: I'm into several series right now; "Lost", "Prison Break", and "24", but "Friends" and "Everybody Loves Raymond" are always great.

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Lori Chalupny


Midfielder/Defender
Height: 5-4
Born: January 29, 1984
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri


First Appearance: March 7, 2001, vs. Italy
First Goal: May 9, 2004, vs. Mexico


U.S. National Team
2007: Scored 4th career goal against Canada on May 12, 2007 … Started 3 and played in all four matches at the Algarve cup in Portugal … Started all three games at the Four Nations Tournament in China scoring a goal in the final game against China … Was a member of the World Cup residency program in LA … 2006: Started two games at the 2006 Four Nations Tournament in China, but suffered a concussion in that tournament against France and was out of action for four months … Was part of the Residency program … Traveled with the U.S. Team to South Korea and helped the team win the inaugural Peace Queen Cup … Was a member of the Gold Cup/World Cup qualification roster starting the semi-final game against Mexico … 2005: Voted as the U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year … Started all four matches for the USA at the Algarve Cup, playing mostly left back, as the USA did not allow a goal and won the championship … Played a total of six games during the year, starting them all … scored a goal against Canada … 2004: A member of the Olympic Residency Camp … Played in four matches during the year, scoring her first career goal on May 9 against Mexico … 2003: Earned one cap against Italy … 2001: Earned her first four caps for the full national team at the Algarve cup in Portugal.

Youth National Teams:
A member of the USA's 2002 Under-19 World Championship Team which beat Canada in overtime to win the title … Also a key member of the U. S. Team that qualified in Trinidad and Tobago for the World Championship … Helped the U.S. U-21s to Nordic Cup titles in 2001 in Norway, 2003 in Denmark, 2004 in Iceland and in 2005 in Sweden … Earned 14 Under-21 caps and 21 Under-19 caps during her youth career … Played with the U.S. Under-16 National Team in 2000.

College:
Finished her college career with 30 goals and 32 assists from the midfield … Was team captain her junior and senior seasons … Was a consensus first team selection her sophomore, junior and senior seasons … As a senior, she started 23 games, scoring 10 goals with 8 assists … Led UNC to a 23-1-1 record in her final season … Won the ACC tournament 3 out of four seasons … As a junior, she started 22 of 23 games, scoring 6 goals with 5 assists … As a sophomore she helped UNC to the NCAA title and a perfect 27-0-0 record … started 26 of 27 games and scored 11 goals with 12 assists … Missed a large portion of her freshman year due to a foot injury but played in 16 games, starting 11, and had three goals and 7 assists … Was named to the ACC freshman team … Majored in Exercise and Sport Science

High School:
Attended Nerinx Hall high school … Was an all-conference and all-state selection as a sophomore, junior and senior … Helped the Markers to an undefeated regular season as a junior … Named NSCAA and Parade All-American as a junior and senior … On the Honor Roll as a sophomore, junior and senior … Honored for maintaining an "A" average in math all four years

Club:
Began her select career playing for the Gateway Strikers before moving to JB Marine at U-12 where she played the remainder of her club career

Personal:
Full name is Lori Christine Chalupny … nicknamed Chalupa or Chalups … has a spunky black lab named "Mr. Eko"