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Briana Scurry

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Non-starter
SexFemale
Full nameBriana Collette•Scurry
Used nameBriana•Scurry
Born7 September 1971 in Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA)
Measurements175 cm / 68 kg
AffiliationsUniversity of Massachusetts/Atlanta Beat
NOC United States

Biography

Briana Scurry was the main USA goalkeeper on the US Women’s National Team from 1994-2008, earning 173 international caps. Scurry played at the 1996 and 2004 Olympics, winning gold medals both times, and was on the 2000 Olympic team, but did not play. She played at four FIFA World Cups, winning a gold medal in 1999, and bronze medals in 1995, 2003, and 2007. She also won a gold medal at the 1998 Goodwill Games.

Scurry played in college at the University of Massachusetts. She played professionally from 2001-03 with the Atlanta Beat, and then in 2009-10 with the Washington Freedom, after which she announced her retirement.

Scurry became general manager of the magicJack franchise in the Women’s Professional Soccer League. She later became an assistant coach of the Washington Spirit. Scurry was elected to the US Soccer Hall of Fame in 2017. She was the first female goalkeeper and the first black woman to be inducted.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Football (Football) USA Briana Scurry
Football, Women (Olympic) United States 1 Gold
2000 Summer Olympics Football (Football) USA Briana Scurry
Football, Women (Olympic) United States DNS
2004 Summer Olympics Football (Football) USA Briana Scurry
Football, Women (Olympic) United States 1 Gold

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