"This team never once made me feel like I was alone."
DOB: March 17, 1972
Hometown: Austin, Texas
College: University of North Carolina
Home life: Married to Nomar Garciaparra, Chicago Cubs shortstop
Check out: Mia Hamm Foundation for Bone Marrow Research (MiaFoundation.org)
Career stat: World's all-time leading scorer (men and women)
Memorable moment: Nicknamed 'Jordan' at the University of North Carolina because of her complete dominance of U.S. collegiate soccer, she went one-on-one with the NBA superstar (and UNC alum) in a celebrated Nike commercial