Join us for our monthly luncheon series. In March, we will feature Kristin Luckenbill ’01, who is an American professional soccer goalkeeper and Olympic gold medalist. She previously played for the Boston Breakers and Sky Blue FC of Women’s Professional Soccer as well as the Carolina Courage of the WUSA. She is a former member of the United States women’s national soccer team. Kristin attended Dartmouth College from 1997-2000, where she was a three-time NCAA All-American, four-time First Team All-Ivy League, Ivy League Rookie of the Year and Ivy League Player of the Year. She helped lead Dartmouth to two Ivy League Championships and four straight NCAA Tournaments including an Elite Eight appearance in 1998. Kristin recorded a Dartmouth record 29 career shutouts and is ranked second in career goals against average at 0.732. Kristin was drafted to play for the Carolina Courage in the WUSA in 2001. She was the starting goalkeeper for the Courage for most of her tenure, winning the Founders Cup Championship in 2002, earning WUSA Goalkeeper of the Year and First-Team All-League honors and starting in the WUSA All-Star Game. She was also nominated for an ESPY Award in 2003 for “Best Female Soccer Player.” Kristin became a member of the United States women’s national soccer team in 2004, and won an Olympic gold medal with the team in Athens. She finished her professional soccer career in the WPS, playing one season for the Boston Breakers and the following season for Sky Blue FC. Kristin announced her retirement from professional soccer in July 2010 to pursue a Master’s degree in Business from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. She currently lives in Morristown, and is pursuing a consulting career.
Tickets are $35. To RSVP, please visit the Eventbrite page or a send a check in advance made payable to the Dartmouth Club of Suburban New Jersey to Jonathan I. Rabinowitz '74 at 17 Woodhill Drive, Maplewood, New Jersey 07040.