|| Kristina Larsen
U.S. National Team
Former member of the Under-17 U.S. National Team ... Was in the U-20 National Team pool.
Appeared in all 25 matches, making 10 starts ... Led the team in goals with 13 ... Also ranked second on the team in scoring (30 pts.) and game-winning goals (5) ... Ended the year with four assists ... Enjoyed one of her finest matches of the season at USC on Oct. 24, scoring both goals in a 2-1 victory before 7,804 fans ... Also scored the games only goal in a 1-0 victory over the Women of Troy in the round of 16 of the NCAA Tournament ... Scored in the 102nd minute to defeat Washington State, 2-1 on Oct. 10 ... Other game-winning goals came against San Diego (Oct. 5) and Washington (Oct. 12).
Played in 23 of 24 matches, making four starts ... Finished the season with 11 points on five goals and one assist ... Scored the game-winning goal in a 5-1 victory over San Diego State on Oct. 5 ... Scored three of her five goals during the NCAA Tournament, helping the Bruins to wins over Cal State Fullerton (Rd. 1), Oklahoma State (Rd. 2) and Virginia (Rd. of 16) ... Scored the equalizer against Virginia in a match the Bruins eventually won 2-1 in overtime ... Lone assist on the season came against Illinois.
Appeared in 22 matches, starting 19 ... Scored a goal in her first collegiate match against No. 3 Penn State ... Tallied two game-winning goals in a pair of 1-0 victories over San Diego State (Sept. 1) and Long Beach State (Sept. 3) ... Ended the season tied for fifth on the team in scoring with six points (6g, 0a) ... Member of the Pac-10 All-Freshman team ... Started matches against Florida, Portland and North Carolina during the NCAA Tournament.
Four-year letterwinner at Mission Viejo High School ... Top 50 recruit in the country according to Soccer Buzz Magazine ... First-team All-CIF selection in 2002 ... Second-team all-league in 2003 ... Three-time NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American ... Two-time All-CIF First-Team selection ... Plays club soccer for the Southern California Blues ... Also a three-year letterwinner on the track & field team at Mission Viejo ... Specialized in the long jump.
Full name is Kristina Erin Larsen ... Born June 16, 1988 in Burbank, Calif. ... Father's name is Leif ... Has one sister, Shannon ... Enjoys working on her computer, taking pictures, running and going to the beach in her spare time ... History major.