UNC Women's Soccer Bio
71 Hanna Gardner
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Currently a member of the U.S. U20 National Team • was promoted to the team last December after her breakout freshman season in a Tar Heel uniform.

Freshman Season (2012)

One of the great success stories in college soccer as a freshman • did not make travel team for season opener at Portland, a game in which two-year starter Megan Brigman broke her leg four minutes into the game • she entered the starting lineup the following Friday versus Florida and played virtually every minute the remainder of the campaign • started the final 22 games and played 2,015 minutes, the second highest total on the team • scored two game-winning goals • notched the game-winner in the 4-0 win at Clemson • scored less than a minute into the second half of the national championship game versus Penn State • her goal, which came off a header, put UNC up 2-1 en route to a 4-1 triumph • named to All-ACC Freshman Team • first-team Soccer America All-Freshman Team selection • second-team Top Drawer Soccer Freshman Team of the Season honoree • named to 2012-13 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

ODP & Club Soccer

Competed for CASL Chelsea • earned membership on North Carolina U19 State Cup team in 2012 • member of North Carolina ODP Team from 2006-10 • played on teams that won club tournament titles with both '93 CASL Chelsea Team and '92 Triangle United SA Gold Team.


A 2012 graduate of East Chapel Hill High School • played four years of soccer there as a midfielder • also played basketball three years as a point guard  • selected to play in North Carolina vs. South Carolina All-Star Soccer Game after her senior year as well as the N.C. East-West All-Star contest • captain of ECHHS as a senior • named All-Conference her sophomore through senior years • member of National Honor Society • an Academic All-Star.


Hanna Marie Gardner is the daughter of Bill and Linda Gardner • was born September 9, 1994 in Chicago, Ill. • undeclared major • an avid artist.

Hanna Gardner's Career Statistics

Year             GP/GS          SH              G               A             PTS

2012              22/22             8                2                0                4

Totals           22/22             8                2                0                4

Hanna Gardner's Career Scoring Games

Date                            Opponent                       G        A      PTS

10/12/2012                  Clemson                           1         0         2

12/2/2012                    Penn State (NCAAF)       1         0         2

2012 TOTALS                                                     2         0         4

Position: Defender
Height: 5'8"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Chapel Hill, N.C.
High School: East Chapel Hill
Major: Biology/Environmental Studies
Experience: 3 Letters
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