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Amy Bishop

USA Team: 

Amy represented the USA Freedom at the 2010 Parallel Cup. She has also been the Team's Manager since 2011.

Date of Birth: 
August 21, 1979
Height: 
5'7
Weight: 
135
First Year Played: 
2005
First Rep. Year: 
2010
Jumper Number: 
8

Christina Licata

USA Team: 

Licata came to footy through her boss Andrea Casillas. "Drea asked me to have a kick in Arizona and then threatened my job if I didn't stick with it." Licata's favorite thing about footy is the disablief on peoples faces when she tells them she plays it. She is looking forward to Australia but she is not sure what she is looking forward to most. "The twenty four hour plane ride or the beautiful Australian men...it's hard to decide...OK...the men." (Written by Chris Adams)

Date of Birth: 
November 30, 1982
Height: 
5'2"
Weight: 
120
First Year Played: 
2004
First Rep. Year: 
2009
Jumper Number: 
28

Nikki-Nicole Peoples

USA Team: 

Nikki People was a part of the squad at the 2011 International Cup and 2010 49th Parallel Cup. With a background in Rugby, Peoples brings toughness and experience to the Freedom side. It is this that Peoples used to help lead the Atlanta Kookaburras to their first three titles.

Date of Birth: 
November 24, 1974
Height: 
5'6
Weight: 
155
First Year Played: 
2005
First Rep. Year: 
2007
Jumper Number: 
3

Jenny "Sarbs" Sarbacker

USA Team: 

Sarbacker played Soccer for Ashland University where they were GLIAC Champions for three years and went to various stages of the NCAA Tourney. In 2005, when Milwaukee was hosting the National Championship, Sarbacker's brother Dan (pictured) volunteered her to play for the Atlanta Kookaburras. "I get a phone call from my brother asking if I was coming to Nationals which happened to be in Milwaukee that year and a short drive from Madison for me.

Height: 
5'7"
Weight: 
135lbs
First Year Played: 
2005
First Rep. Year: 
2007
Jumper Number: 
2
Position: 
Mid Field

Anna Thexton

USA Team: 

Former Revo backman, Jimbo Baldwin, put a Denver Bulldogs business card on Thexton's car window. It worked. Thexton called and was invited down to play in a coed rec footy game. Thexton kicked 10 goals in her first game and was in love. (Written by Chris Adams)

Height: 
5'7"
Weight: 
165
First Year Played: 
2007
Jumper Number: 
7
Position: 
Full Forward

Courtney Church

USA Team: 

Like many members of the US Freedom team, the thing that Church loves best about footy is the tackling. She is looking forward to the trip to Australia as an opportunity to represent the United States, while meeting new people and improve her footy. Not surprisingly she is a fan of the 2008 AFL Premiers the Hawthorn Hawks, Arizona's sister club in the AFL. (Written by Chris Adams)

Date of Birth: 
January 16, 1980
Height: 
5'2
Weight: 
115
First Year Played: 
2007
First Rep. Year: 
2009
Jumper Number: 
1

Denielle Beilfuss

USA Team: 

You could say Beilfuss is married to the game. Introduced to footy by her former boyfriend and now husband, Milwaukee Bomber Bruce Beilfuss, she has become an integral part of the Lady Bombers mid-field. (Written by Chris Adams)

Height: 
5'2"
Weight: 
115lbs
First Year Played: 
2005
First Rep. Year: 
2009
Jumper Number: 
3
Position: 
Rover/On Ball

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