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#5 Courtney Verloo
Position: Forward
Height: 5'9"
Year: 5th Year Senior
Hometown: Tualatin, Ore.
High School: Tualatin
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At Stanford: Versatile player who starred in central defense as a sophomore and returned to forward ... has played both positions with national teams ... great athlete with outstanding skills ... extremely versatile.

As a Redshirt Junior in 2012: Returned from missing a season because of injury and led Cardinal in goals (10), assists (11, tied with Chioma Ubogagu), and points (31) ... named to the NSCAA All-Pacific Region third team ... an All-Pac-12 honorable mention choice ... Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention ... named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week and to the Team of the Week, both on Oct. 22 ... twice scored two goals in a match ... scored on a penalty and directly on her corner kick for Stanford's first two goals in a 3-0 victory over visiting Washington (Oct. 21) ... scored two goals within 10 minutes in second half of 2-1 victory over visiting Santa Clara in the second round of the NCAA tournament, on shots of 10 and 18 yards ... scored first goal in three years on a free kick outside the box for the only goal in a 1-0 victory over No. 15 San Diego State (Sept. 14) at the Santa Clara Classic ... went 2-for-2 on penalty kicks.

As a Junior in 2011: Did not play because of injury ... on Hermann Trophy watch list.

As a Sophomore in 2010: Moved into the central defense after playing forward as a freshman ... quickly adapted to the position and became one of Stanford's most valuable players ... earned NSCAA third-team All-America honors, her first All-America selection ... named to the NSCAA All-Pacific Region first team ... an All-Pac-10 second-team selection ... selected to the ESPN Academic All-District 8 first team ... received Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention ... outstanding at closing down potential threats and building the attack from the back, because of her strong ball control ... cleared a ball off the line late in a 2-1 victory over Duke (Aug. 29) ... moved up to forward late in match against Georgia (Sept. 10) ... assisted on Christen Press' goal that gave Stanford its first-ever lead against North Carolina (Aug. 27) ... made the Santa Clara Classic all-tournament team ... had Stanford's best chance to score in NCAA final against Notre Dame (Dec. 5) when she dribbled from midfield and sent a shot in from the top of the box that hit the left post in the 17th minute ... missed first two rounds of the NCAA tournament with an injury.

As a Freshman in 2009: Played in all 26 matches, making eight starts ... fourth on the team with six assists ... had a goal and two assists in her collegiate debut, against Hawai'i (Aug. 23) ... scored on a first touch in the 49th minute for the eventual game-winner in a 3-1 victory over Arizona State (Oct. 30), giving her goals in back-to-back matches ... played 64 minutes, her second-highest of the season, in a reserve role in the NCAA College Cup final against North Carolina ... played 69 minutes in a start against Cal (Nov. 8) ... Top Drawer Soccer All-Rookie second team ... Pac-10 All-Freshman team.

National Team Experience: Called into the U.S. Under-23 national team camp in May, 2012 ... played for the U.S. team in the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Germany in July, 2010 ... scored her first U-20 goal in a friendly against New Zealand (5/14/10) with a 22-yard right-footed shot into the upper corner in Carson, Calif. ... started one match in defense and played twice as a reserve midfielder in the La Manga (Spain) Cup in February, 2010 ... scored 12 goals in 13 matches for the U.S. U-17 team ... captain of the U.S. team that placed second in the inaugural FIFA U-17 World Cup, in New Zealand (Nov. 2008) ... scored four goals to tie for third on the tournament's goal-scoring list ... scored 81st-minute left-footed winner in 2-1 semifinal victory over Germany ... scored six goals in four matches in CONCACAF qualifying tournament ... scored 14 goals for the U.S. overall in 2008 ... started in defense for the U.S. U-20 squad during a pair of friendlies in Germany in June, 2009 ... scored two goals for U.S. U-20s in 2009.

High School/Club: A 2009 graduate of Tualatin (Ore.) High School ... named to the 2009 Parade Magazine High School All-America team ... named Gatorade Oregon State Player of the Year in 2006 and 2007 ... Oregon's 6A Player of the Year by The Oregonian in 2006 ... won state 4A championship as a freshman (34 goals) and 6A title as a sophomore (31 goals) ... scored 92 goals and had 29 assists in high school career ... senior season was limited to one match by national-team duties ... two-time Pacific Conference Player of the Year ... scored two goals in her first high school game, against the defending state champion ... rated as the 7th-best college prospect in the class of 2009 by ESPN Rise and 10th by Top Drawer Soccer ... played club for FC Portland and previously for Southside Strikerz.

Personal: Daughter of Steve and Laurel Verloo ... has two sisters, Brittany and Anna ... future goal is to play for the full national team ... enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and listening to music ... majoring in human biology.

Verloo's career statistics:

Year GP-GS Shots Goals Assists Points
2009 26-8 43 4 6 14
2010 24-24 10 0 2 2
2011 Did not play        
2012 23-23 59 10 11 31
Totals 73-55 112 14 19 47