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Tobin Heath is a soccer player competing at the 2012 London Summer Olympics for the USA.

Tobin Heath was a midfielder at Carolina and graduated with a degree in communications studies. Heath is one of the nation's top collegiate midfielders and was named to the full U.S. National Team in 2008. Heath was one of three active collegians chosen to play on the US Olympic Team in 2008 and won a gold medal. Tobin helped lead the Tar Heels to the NCAA title game her junior year, where she played 26 games. She was the No. 2 overall recruit in the nation in the Class of 2006 by Soccer Buzz magazine.

One of USA's most skillful players and dynamic dribblers, Heath has been a member of the last two world championship squads. In 2011 she had a quality "rebound" year after not seeing any National Team action in 2010, playing in 15 games with two starts. She scored one goal with two assists, with her lone score coming in the final game of the year, a 1-1 draw with Sweden. She played in four matches off the bench at the FIFA Women's World Cup, including the quarterfinal, semifinal and final in what was her first World Cup at the senior level.

In 2010 Heath did not play for the USA as she recovered from illness and a major ankle injury suffered early in the WPS season that eventually required surgery. She was named the 2009 U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year. She played in two matches for the USA, both against Canada in July 2009.

In 2008 she made her first WNT roster and debuted at the Four Nations Tournament in China. She nutmegged a Finland player on her first touches in her first cap. As the youngest player (20) on the 2008 Olympic gold medal team, she saw action in three games off the bench. She earned her first 17 caps for the USA in 2008 and scored two goals, including her first, which came against China at the Algarve Cup. In 2007 she trained with the Women's National Team in January for the first time.

Heath played for the U.S. U-23 Women's National Team in 2009. She started for the silver medal-winning U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team at the Pan-American Games in Rio de Janeiro in the summer of 2007. She was one of the standout players for the USA at the 2006 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Russia where she played in three matches. She was one of five players to make the World Cup roster without participating in CONCACAF Qualifying. She was the third youngest player on the World Cup roster. She played in 24 matches for the U-20s in 2006, scoring five goals including two in international matches. She scored her first international goal at the U-20 level against Canada in April in Brazil. She trained with the U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team for the first time in March of 2006. She made a late run to make the World Cup roster after an excellent performance at the Ricardo Teixeira Cup in Brazil in April. She finished her U-20 international career with 14 caps and two goals. She also saw time in U.S. Under-21 Women's National Team in 2006 during a trip to Holland in April. She played with the U.S. U-17 Women's National Team in 2004 and 2005 and the U.S. U-16 Girls' National Team in 2003 and 2004. She participated in the U-14 Girls' National Team Identification Camp. Her first appearance was on January 18, 2008, vs. Finland. Her first goal was on March 5, 2008, vs. China.


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Age: 28 years old
Birthday: May 29, 1988
Height: 5' 6"
Weight: 130 lbs.
Birthplace: Morristown, NJ
Hometown: Basking Ridge, NJ

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