Meghan Klingenberg
25
Defender
  • Tyresö FF
  • 5' 2"
  • 09-02-1988
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • North Carolina

 

U.S. international selected by the Houston Dash in the 2014 NWSL Expansion Draft from the Boston Breakers (currently playing with Tyresö FF, will join Dash at the conclusion of their UEFA Women's Champions League campaign).

2014 NWSL: Has appeared in 2 games (2 starts) 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 2013: Made 20 appearances in the Damallsvenskan (17 starts) … Scored 86th-minute game-winning goal in 3-2 comeback win at Kristianstad on Aug. 8 … Has started all four games in 2013-14 UEFA Women's Champions League … Delivered assist via free kick on Whitney Engen's backheel goal vs. Fortuna Hjørring on Nov. 14 … 2012: Signed with Swedish side Tyresö FF in the Damallsvenskan … Made eight appearances (seven starts) … Scored a goal in her second appearance for Tyresö, Sept. 11 at KIF Örebro (only goal of the year) … 2011: Drafted third overall in 2011 WPS Draft by majicJack and was traded to the Boston Breakers … Made 10 appearances, scoring one goal and adding two assists

INTERNATIONAL: U.S. international (6 caps) … 2014: Called into January training camp … 2013: Made four appearances (three starts) in international friendlies … 2012: Did not make an appearance, but was an alternate for London Olympics and was with the gold-medal winning squad in the UK … 2011: Earned first senior team call-up for January camp … First two caps against Canada and China at Four Nations Tournament in China … YOUTH NATIONAL TEAMS: Played for U.S. U-16, U-17, U-20 and U-23 youth national teams … 2008: Made five starts as U.S. claimed the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup championship

COLLEGE: Played four years at UNC, then returned in 2011 as an undergraduate assistant coach … 2010: Started all 24 games, six goals and 11 assists … NSCAA All-America Second Team … All-ACC First Team … 2009: Appeared in 26 games (23 starts), five goals and one assist … 2008: Made 20 appearances (eight starts), two goals and nine assists … ACC All-Tournament Team … ACC All-Academic Team … 2007: Appeared in all 24 games (10 starts), five goals and three assists … Freshman All-American … Freshman All-ACC Team … ACC All-Academic Team

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Attended Pine-Richland HS … NSCAA High School All-American … PARADE All-American … Led team to Pennsylvania state championship in 2005

PERSONAL: Full name is Meghan Elizabeth Klingenberg … Majored in business administration … Performed in high school production of "Cats," which won an award for best high school musical production in the Pittsburgh area