Scurry, Briana (1971–)

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Scurry, Briana (1971–)

African-American soccer player. Born Briana Collette Scurry, Sept 7, 1971, in Minneapolis, MN; graduate of University of Massachusetts, 1995.

Goalkeeper; at World Cup, won a team gold medal (1991, 1999) and a bronze medal (1995); won a team gold medal at Atlanta Olympics (1996) and a team silver at Sydney Olympics (2000); was a founding member of the Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA); signed with the Atlanta Beat (2001); won a team gold medal at Athens Olympics (2004); was also an All-State basketball player.

See also Jere Longman The Girls of Summer (HarperCollins, 2000).