Sharon Remer
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Sharon McMurtry
Personal information
Full name Sharon McMurtry
Date of birth c. 1961 (age 57–58)
Place of birth Seattle, Washington, United States
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985-1986 United States (6)

Sharon McMurtry, also known as Sharon Remer, is an American retired soccer player and was a member of the United States women's national soccer team from 1985-1986. She was the first recipient of the U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year award in 1985.[1][2][3][4]

At Seattle University, she played basketball, not soccer.

See also


  1. ^ Pentz, Matt (August 30, 2016). "Why U.S. women's soccer pioneer Sharon McMurtry matters to this generation of players". Seattle Times. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "U.S. WNT Flashback - 20th Anniversary of First-Ever Match: Sharon McMurtry". United States Soccer Federation. August 18, 2005. Archived from the original on October 2, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "U.S. Soccer: The 17 women who blazed an amazing trail". Soccer America. November 1, 2000. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ McDonald, Frank (July 6, 2015). "When the U.S. Women's National Team was made in Washington". Society for American Soccer History. Retrieved 2016.

Further reading

  • Grainey, Timothy (2012), Beyond Bend It Like Beckham: The Global Phenomenon of Women's Soccer, University of Nebraska Press, ISBN 0803240368
  • Lisi, Clemente A. (2010), The U.S. Women's Soccer Team: An American Success Story, Scarecrow Press, ISBN 0810874164
  • Nash, Tim (2016), It's Not the Glory: The Remarkable First Thirty Years of US Women's Soccer', Lulu Press, ISBN 1483451526

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