UNC Women's Soccer Bio
8 Amber Munerlyn

General

Stellar forward who is member of U20 National Team • ranked as the nation's No. 6 recruit in the class of 2013 by Top Drawer Soccer and its #2 recruit in her region of the country.

National Team

Current member of U.S. U20 National Team • has been a member of U.S. youth national teams since 2009 when she was initially invited to the U15 National Team ODP Thanksgiving camp • was promoted to U20 National Team in February 2013, attending four training camps during the year and playing in the 12 Nations Tournament in Spain in March 2013 • was active throughout 2012 on the U.S. U17 National Team, culminating with a spot on the squad that competed in the 2012 U17 World Cup in Azerbaijan • called into four U17 camps in 2012 while also playing in the La Manga, Spain U19 Tourney, the U17 World Cup qualifier in Guatemala and a July 2012 Eastern European Tour • scored the game-winning goal against Canada in gold medal match to secure 2012 CONCACAF title • spent all of 2011 as a member of the U.S. U17 National Team, being called into seven training camps • split her time between the U15s and U17s in 2010 • attended five national team camps and played in the 2010 Nordic Cup in Denmark as a U17 player.

Prep

Graduated from Santiago High School on May 29, 2013 • played four years of varsity soccer as a forward • 2012-13 Gatorade National Player of the Year finalist • named California's 2012-13 Gatorade Player of the Year • during her senior season on the pitch, she won multiple accolades • was named NSCAA Youth All-America for the second straight year • first-team All-League and Big League VIII MVP • high school team's MVP and offensive player of the year • 2013 All-CIF Southern Section Division 3 first-team selection • tapped as player of the year by the Press Enterprise • in 2010, she was All-CIF Southern Section Offensive MVP and All-CIF Southern Section Division 3 first-team • led soccer team to four straight Big VIII league championships • as a freshman in 2009-10, she earned her first varsity letter in soccer, was an All-Big VIII League selection as well as its offensive MVP player • led that team to CIF Southern Section championship game • also ran track where she was the 2010 Big VIII All-League selection as 200-meter dash champion • scored 19 goals and recorded five assists as a senior on the pitch, leading Sharks to 19-6-4 record and to the CIF Southern Section Division II quarterfinals • despite missing 13 games due to various national team commitments, she concluded her prep soccer career with 63 goals and 17 assists • earned academic achievement letters from 2010-13 • member of National Honor Society.

Personal

Full name is Amber Briana Munerlyn • daughter of Cubby and Marian Munerlyn • was born January 15, 1995 in Fontana, Calif. • has one sister, Tiffany • stands 5-7 tall.

Position: Forward
Height: 5'7"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Corona, Calif.
High School: Santiago
Major: Undeclared
Experience: 1 Letter
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