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Milbrett’s strike, great save by Mullinix, equal U.S. title, 1-0 over Brazil.

U.S. soccer GOALKEEPER
Siri Mullinix
Height: 5-8 (1.73 m).
Weight: 145 (65 kg).
Born: May 22, 1978 in Denver, Colorado.
Hometown: Greensboro, North Carolina.
College: University of North Carolina.
Club: Washington Freedom (WUSA).


            U.S. National Team Statistics 2000

Opponent      Date   GP  GS   MIN  GF  GA    GAA   Y   R

Norway        Feb 9   1   0    45   0   1   1.00   0   0
Portugal     Mar 12   1   1    90   7   0   0.00   0   0 Algarve Cup
Sweden       Mar 16   1   1    90   1   0   0.00   0   0 Algarve Cup
Norway       Mar 18   1   1    90   1   0   0.00   0   0 Algarve Cup
Norway        Apr 8   1   1    90   0   0   0.00   0   0
Mexico        May 5   1   1    45   4   0   0.00   0   0 U.S. Cup
Canada        May 7   1   1    90   4   0   0.00   0   0 U.S. Cup
China        May 31   1   1    90   0   1   0.00   0   0 Pacific Cup
New Zealand   Jun 5   1   1    90   5   0   0.00   0   0 Pacific Cup
Australia    Jun 11   1   1    90   1   0   0.00   0   0 Pacific Cup
Trin & Tob   Jun 23   1   1    90  11   0   0.00   0   0 Gold Cup
Brazil       Jun 27   1   1    90   0   0   0.00   0   0 Gold Cup
Canada        Jul 1   1   1    90   4   1   1.00   0   0 Gold Cup
Brazil        Jul 3   1   1    90   1   0   0.00   0   0 Gold Cup
Norway       Jul 16   1   1    90   1   0   0.00   0   0 DFB Tournament
China        Jul 19   1   1    90   1   1   1.00   0   0 DFB Tournament
Germany      Jul 22   1   1    90   1   0   0.00   0   0 DFB Tournament
Norway       Jul 30   1   1    90   1   2   2.00   0   0 
Russia       Aug 13   1   1    80   7   1   1.13   0   0 
Canada       Aug 20   1   1    22   0   0   0.00   0   0 
Brazil        Sep 1   1   1    90   4   0   0.00   0   0 
Norway       Sep 14   1   1    90   2   0   0.00   0   0 Olympics
China        Sep 17   1   1    90   1   1   1.00   0   0 Olympics
Nigeria      Sep 20   1   1    90   3   1   1.00   0   0 Olympics
Brazil       Sep 24   1   1    90   1   0   1.00   0   0 Olympics semifinal
Norway       Sep 28   1   1   102   2   3   2.65   0   0 Olympics Gold Medal match
Canada       Nov 11   1   1    22   1   3   3.00   0   0
Mexico       Dec 10   1   1    45   1   0   0.00   0   0
Japan        Dec 17   1   1    90   1   1   1.00   0   0

Total                29  28 2,409  66  16   0.60   0   0

National Team
Year Record GP/GS Min GAA SO
1999 1-0-0 1/0 45 0.00 0
2000 19-5-4 29/28 2,409 0.60 15
Total 20-4-4 30/28 2,454 0.59 15
Olympics
Year W-L-T GP/GS SV GAA Sho
2000 3-1-1 5/5 18 0.97 2
Total 3-1-1 5/5 18 0.97 2
Olympic Silver Medalist - 2000
Club
Year Team GP Record GAA SO
1999 Raleigh Wings (W-1 League) 4 4-0-0 0.32 1
Total 4 4-0-0 0.32 1
W-1 League Champion - 1999
College
Year Team GP Record GAA SO
1995 Univ. of North Carolina 13 - - 5
1996 Univ. of North Carolina 25 - 0.38 10
1997 Univ. of North Carolina 26 - 0.19 12
1998 Univ. of North Carolina 26 - 0.30 16
Total 90 - 0.27 43
NCAA Champion - 1996, 1997

Quick Take: Having taken over as the number one goalkeeper, Mullinix has proved rock solid in the nets and needs just one more shutout this year to break the U.S. record. She was named the best goalkeeper at the 2000 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup and her kicking game ranks among the best in the world. Her play with her feet behind the U.S. back line this year has been stellar. Solid on crosses and brave when the cleats are flying, the emergence of Mullinix gives the USA two starting goalkeepers on the roster.

U.S. National Team: Earned a spot as one of four goalkeepers in residency camp for the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup after a solid career at North Carolina and three years in the U.S. Under-21 National Team program ... Youth National Teams: Earned her first full national team cap against Japan in Atlanta on May 2, 1999 ... A member of the Under-20 National Teams that competed in the Nordic Cup in Sweden in 1996 and in Denmark in 1997, playing in a first-round match against Iceland, as the USA went on to win the championship ... Missed out on a spot on the 1998 Nordic Cup team due to injury ... Returned to the Under-21 Nordic Cup team in 1999, helping the USA regain the championship ... Member of the Under-16 National Team in 1994 ... First Appearance: May 2, 1999, vs. Japan ... First Shutout: March 12, 2000 vs. Portugal.

College/High School: A three-year starter at UNC, she played in 90 career matches for the Tar Heels, starting all 26 games as a senior and helping UNC to the NCAA championship game ... A member of three ACC two NCAA championship teams during her career, she finished her career with a 0.27 goals against average, second-best in UNC history ... Allowed just seven goals as a senior while compiling a 0.30 goals against average with 16 shutouts ... Played in 26 games as a junior, starting 15, allowed just three goals and compiled a 0.19 goals against average with 12 shutouts on the way to winning the NCAA championship in her hometown of Greensboro, N.C. ... Named the defensive MVP of the 1997 NCAA Tournament ... Played in 25 games for UNC as a sophomore, allowed just six goals and started 16 games, including two in the ACC Tournament and four of five in the NCAA Tournament, including the national semifinal and championship game, where she put on a stellar performance in helping the Tar Heels to the title ... Had 10 shutouts with a 0.38 goals against average ... Earned a 120-minute shutout in the NCAA championship game against Notre Dame ... As a freshman, she backed-up All-American and current national team goalkeeper Tracy Ducar, starting nine of 13 games in which she played, and earning five shutouts ... Started against four nationally-ranked opponents and surrendered no goals in 180 minutes of action ... Allowed only one goal all season ... Skipped her senior year of high school and came to North Carolina after her junior year at Ragsdale High School in Jamestown, N.C. ... A First-Team All-State selection and conference MVP in 1995, she led RHS to the 1994 state championship and was the tournament MVP ... Also an All-State pick in 1994 ... Was also MVP of the basketball team at Ragsdale.

Club: Played club for the '78 Greensboro Twisters, winning state titles in 1990, '91, '92 and '95 ... Finished third at the Southern Regionals in 1992 and 1995 ... The MVP of the 1995 North Carolina Youth Soccer Under-17 championships ... Was awarded the FIFA Fair Play Sportsmanship Award at the 1995 Southern Regionals and was also named outstanding goalkeeper.

Personal: Full name is Siri Lynn Mullinix ... A member of the National Honor Society, she was class president her freshman and sophomore years and vice-president as a junior ... Nicknamed "SeerDog" ... Majoring in exercise and sports science at UNC ... Athletes she admires most are Michael Jordan, John Elway and Mia Hamm ... Wants to pursue a career in sports administration or professional soccer ... Lists biggest sports thrill as winning the NCAA title in her hometown.

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