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U.S. soccer GOALKEEPER
Saskia Webber
Height: 5-9 (1.75 m).
Weight: 145 (65 kg).
Born: June 13, 1971, in Princeton, New Jersey.
Hometown: Princeton, New Jersey.
College: Rutgers University.
Club: Philadelphia Charge (WUSA).


             U.S. National Team Statistics 2000

Opponent      Date   GP  GS   MIN  GF  GA    GAA   Y   R

Norway        Feb 6   1   1    90   2   3   3.00   0   0

Total                 1   1    90   2   3   3.00   0   0

National Team
Year Record GP/GS Min GAA SO
1992 0-1-0 1/1 90 3.00 0
1993 9-2-0 12/12 945 0.48 7
1995 4-0-0 6/5 450 0.80 2
1998 2-0-0 2/2 180 0.50 1
1999 5-0-1 6/6 540 0.33 3
1999 0-1-0 1/1 90 3.00 0
Total 20-4-1 29/27 2,295 0.71 13
World Cup
Year Record GP/GS SV GAA SO
1995 1-0-0 1/1 - 1.00 0
1999 0-0-0 0 - - -
Total 1-0-0 1 - 1.00 0
World Cup Champion - 1999
Club
Year Team GP Record GAA SO
1996-98 Oki FC Winds (Japan) - - - -
Total - - - -
College
Year School GP Record GAA SO
1989 Rutgers Univ. - - - -
1990 Rutgers Univ. - - - -
1991 Rutgers Univ. - - - 11
1992 Rutgers Univ. - - - 10
Total 78 50-24-7 - 34

Quick Take: The back-up keeper on the 1995 Women's World Cup team played one World Cup match against Australia, but was dropped from the team for 1996 Olympic residency camp. She has worked her way up the back-up goalkeeper position.

U.S. National Team: The back-up goalkeeper for the 1999 Women's World Cup champions, she played in seven matches during 1999, posting a record of 5-0-1 ... 1998: Played two matches for the USA in 1998, getting a shutout in a 1-0 victory over Iceland in May and the victory in a 2-1 win over Ukraine in December ... 1996: Named as an alternate for the 1996 Olympic Team ... 1995: Played one match in the 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup, a 4-1 victory over Australia ... Also played in a 4-2 victory over Australia at U.S. Women's Cup '95 in her home college stadium at Rutgers ... 1993: The USA's starting goalkeeper for most of 1993, she played 12 matches that year ... Started in a 3-0 victory over Canada at the Pontiac Silverdome on June 21, 1993, in the first international match ever played indoors in the USA ... Earned her first international shutout on her birthday in 1993 ... First camp with the national team came as an 18-year old in December of 1990 ... First Appearance: Aug. 14, 1992, vs. Norway ... First Shutout: June 13, 1993, vs. Canada.

College: Named to Soccer America's College Team of the Decade for the 1990's ... A four-year starter at Rutgers University from 1989-1992 ... Still holds Rutgers career records for shutouts with 32 and saves with 413 ... Led the Scarlet Knights to four consecutive East Coast Athletic Conference tournaments and three championships MVP of ECAC Tournament as a senior ... A two-time All-Eastern Region selection and a First-Team NSCAA All-American as a senior ... The top college goalkeeper in the country as a senior, winning the Missouri Athletic Club Goalkeeper of the Year Award ... A finalist for the Hermann Trophy as senior ... As a senior, she received the Sonny Werblin Award, the highest athletic honor at Rutgers ... Inducted into the Rutgers Athletics Hall of Fame in 1998, the first female soccer player so honored.

Club: Played three seasons in the Japanese Women's Professional League (1996, '97 and '98) for Oki FC Winds in Honjo, 75 miles from Tokyo ... Named to international all-star team in '98 ... Played Under-19 for Revere Travel, winning regionals and advancing to the national championship game.

Personal: Full name is Saskia Johanna Webber ... Mother is Dutch and named her after Rembrandt's second wife ... Credits much of her development as a goalkeeper to Rutgers women's coach Charlie Duccilli, men's coach Bob Reasso (as she has trained with the Rutgers men's soccer team for the past nine years), strength coach Tom Scott and goalkeeper coach Paul Blodgett ... Won Ms. Rutgers bodybuilding contest in 1992 ... Owns mint-condition 1994 Mazda RX7, now a collector's item in the United States ... An aspiring big wave surfer ... A fan favorite during the 1999 Women's World Cup for her colorful red, white and blue hair styles ... Loves photography, listening to music and dancing.

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