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Former Nittany Lion Plays for Women’s World Cup

After 4 years with German soccer club 1. FFC Frankfurt, Penn State grad Ali Krieger has returned to the States to join the U.S. women’s team in their hunt for the Women’s World Cup.

Krieger joined 1. FFC Frankfurt in the summer of 2007 after she graduated and was a starter there until her final game, the German Women’s National Championship, in May.

During her time at Penn State she led the Nittany Lions to 4 Big Ten championships, as well as earning a handful of individual awards, including two All-American honors and a first team NSCAA All-American honor.

The U.S. won their first World Cup game on Tuesday, putting on an impressive show with a 2-0 victory over North Korea. They take on Colombia in their next match on Saturday, June 2nd.

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Eric Weiss

Eric is the Visual Editor, and a Photographer for Onward State, originally from Pittsburgh, PA. He is currently a 5th year student in the B.Arch program at Penn State.

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