Christen Press

Nashville, Tennessee – Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013: The USWNT defeated Scotland 3-1 at LP Field.


  • 2003 USYSA National Championship – Golden Boot winner
  • 2006 Parade High School All American
  • 2006 NSCAA High School All American
  • U14 USYSA National Champion
  • U16 USYSA National Champion



2007 (Freshman)

  • Pac-10 All-Freshman team
  • Pac-10 Freshman of the Year
  • Soccer Buzz Freshman of the Year
  • First-team Freshman All-American honors
  • Top Drawer Soccer First Team – All Rookie Season

2008 (Sophomore)

  • Top Drawer Soccer 2nd Team All-American
  • Second Team All Pac-10
  • NCAA College Cup All-Tournament team

2009 (Junior)

  • All-Pac-10 first team
  • Pac-10 All-Academic second team
  • 2nd team NSCAA All-American
  • Soccer America MVP First Team
  • Top Drawer Soccer’s Team of the Season
  • NCAA College Cup All-Tournament Team
  • NSCAA All-Pacific Region first team
  • Semifinalist for the Hermann Trophy

2010 (Senior)

  • All-Pac-10 first-team
  • NSCAA All-Pacific Region first team
  • Soccer America MVPs first-team
  • Soccer America Player of the Year
  • Top Drawer Soccer Player of the Year
  • Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year
  • NSCAA first-team All-America
  • ESPN Academic All-America first team
  • Pac-10’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year for women’s soccer
  • NCAA College Cup All-Tournament team (third time)
  •’s Team of the Season first team
  • MAC’s Hermann Trophy (nation’s best player)

Broke Stanford University records for career points (183), goals (71), assists (41), and shots (500) and set the single-season school records for shots (180) and game-winning goals (10), and tied the mark for goals (26)


  • Played with Pali Blues in 2010
  • Selected No. 4 overall in the 2011 Women’s Professional Soccer draft, by the Washington Freedom
  • Awarded US Soccer Federation’s Rookie of the Year
  • Third in scoring her rookie year
  • Signed in 2012 with Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC in Sweden
  • In 2012 the second leading scorer in the Swedish League (Damallsvenskan)
  • Helped Göteborg to the league championship
  • Signed with Tyresö FF in 2013 (Sweden)
  • Golden Boot Award for top scorer for 2013 in Sweden (first ever American to do so)
  • 2014, signed with Chicago Red Stars



  • On current roster on the US Women’s National team
  • Played in first ever US Women’s National team match in February 2013 vs. Scotland
  • Scored first two goals of the match, assisted the second
  • Third person ever to score 2 goals in first match
  • Only player in US history to score 3 goals in first two matches
  • Finished first year with the senior national team posting 8 goals in 12 matches