Tiffeny Milbrett

A forward who was a prolific goalscorer for the U.S. women’s national team for years, starring in the champion teams at the 1999 Women’s World Cup and the 1996 Olympic Games.

Milbrett played 204 full internationals for the United States between 1991 and 2005. Those included every one of the United States 18 games in the 1995, 1999 and 2003 World Cups and every one of the United States’ 10 games in the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games. She scored 11 goals in those 28 Olympic and World Cup games, more than any other American player in those five tournaments, including both of the United States goals in the 2000 Olympic final and the winning goal of the 1996 Olympic final. She scored exactly 100 goals for the United States over the years, and was named the USSF Women’s Athlete of the Year in 2000 and 2001.

Milbrett played five seasons in first-division American club soccer, three of them in the WUSA for New York and two in WPS for Gold Pride. She was the WUSA most valuable player in 2001 and won a WPS championship in 2010 with Gold Pride. She also played five seasons with professional teams in Japan and Sweden. In her five WUSA/WPS seasons, she played 97 regular-season games and two playoff games, and scored 41 goals.

Inducted in 2018.

Facebooktwittermail