Mia Hamm

Will always be inspiration to soccer players.

Holds Record for top Goals and Assist

“Mia Hamm retired at age 32 in 2004 with 158 goals and 144 assist in international play” (Berntson).

Awards

“For her professional accomplishments, Hamm was named player of the year in 2001 and 2002 by FIFA, on FIFA’s 125 top living players, and was nearly unanimous selection to National Soccer Hall of Fame in February 2007” (Berntson).
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College Soccer

"She led the University of North Carolina to four NCAA titles, ending her collegiate career as the Atlantic Coast conferences all-time leader in goals (103), assist (72), and points (278)" (Papasan).

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Mia Hamm's Family

“Married Major league baseball shortstop Nomar Gariciparra in 2003 and gave birth to twin girls in 2007” (Berntson).

Childhood

"Born March 17, 1972 in Selma, Alabama, Mariel Margaret Hamm, is the daughter if Bill and Stephanie Herem, a retire Air Force Colonel and a dance" (Papasan).