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Former UMass star Briana Scurry named to All-Time US Women’s National Team Best XI



Monday, December 23, 2013
CHICAGO (AP) — Former University of Massachusetts star goalie Briana Scurry was named to the U.S. Soccer Federation’s All-Time Women’s National Team Best XI as part of the governing body’s 100th anniversary celebration.

Forward Mia Hamm and defender Joy Fawcett were the only unanimous selections.

Midfielders Michelle Akers and Kristine Lilly were one vote shy of unanimous in balloting announced Thursday.

Forwards Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan, and defender Christie Rampone were the only active players picked. Morgan, at 24, was the youngest.

The rest of the team included defenders Brandi Chastain and Carla Overbeck; and midfielders Julie Foudy and Kristine Lilly.

There were 56 voters from among media members, administrators and former players.