Meghan Klingenberg
25
Defender
  • Houston Dash
  • 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

2014 NWSL: Has appeared in 4 games (4 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