Lindsay Tarpley


Forward/Winger / USWNT, Chicago Red Stars, Saint Louis Athletica, Boston Breakers



Lindsay Tarpley is a two-time USA Olympic gold medalist soccer player from Wisconsin. In 2002, Tarpley began her 4 year career as a University of North Carolina Tar Heel. In 2006, the Tar Heels retired her jersey from their women’s soccer program. She totalled 59 goals and 59 assists during her time at North Carolina. Tarpley won gold in the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games before retiring in 2011 due to a knee injury.

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September 22, 1983 (age 34)


5 ft 6 in (168 cm)


USWNT, Chicago Red Stars, Saint Louis Athletica, Boston Breakers




North Carolina

Lindsay Tarpley Shows How Easy it is to Apply Sweat Cosmetics

When asked about her involvement with Sweat™ Cosmetics, Lindsay Tarpley replied, "I am very proud to be part of the Sweat™ Cosmetics Team! I have two energetic children of my own and find myself co

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How is Training Different Now That Lindsay Tarpley is Retired?

Lindsay Tarpley is now retired from soccer, but she continues to workout to maintain a healthy lifestyle. When she was active, Lindsay was training 24/7. When the training wasn't physica

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Lindsay Tarpley's Early Soccer Memories

Former pro soccer player Lindsay Tarpley started her sport around the age of four. He older brother was a soccer player and her father was the coach, their activity sparked her interest.

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Former USWNT Member, Lindsay Tarpley Works with the Skin Cancer Foundation

Former soccer player Lindsay Tarpley has been very involved with clarity work since the start of her career. The Skin Cancer Foundation is an organization close to Tarpley's heart. Unfor

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B.J. Snow, Lindsay Tarpley return to their roots of playing soccer in Portage

PORTAGE, MI – It was a homecoming Friday for Portage’s most nationally known soccer players, Lindsay Tarpley and B.J. Snow, who got their start with the Portage Soccer Club. Surrou

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Why Lindsay Tarpley Joined Sweat Cosmetics

Sweat Cosmetics is "a line of cosmetics that contain SPF for the modern woman who strives to be physically fit while also embracing a healthy, active lifestyle." It was developed by a te

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Professional Soccer Player, Lindsay Tarpley's Olympic Experience

When former soccer player Lindsay Tarpley was 21 years old, she played in the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. The whole experience was "absolutely incredible," Tarpley said. She was one

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Pro Soccer Player Lindsay Tarpley's Competitive Spirit

Lindsay Tarpley, a former forward for the US women's soccer team, has had a competitive spirit since the day she was born. "That quality propelled me to the top of my sport," she said. T

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Former USWNT Player, Lindsay Tarpley Gives Back in Kalamazoo, MI

Former women's pro soccer player Lindsay Tarpley has been finding ways to give back to the community in the form of soccer camps. Though she is retired, she still has immense love for th

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