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Carmelina Moscato
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Seattle Reign

Carmelina
Moscato

Defender

Date of Birth
May 02, 1984
Place of Birth
Mississauga, Canada
Nationality
Canada
Height
171 cm
Debut
19 June 2014

Bio

CANADA NATIONAL TEAM: She was 17 years old when she made her debut for Canada (03 April 2002)... won a silver medal with Canada at the 2002 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for USA 2003... won a silver medal with Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2002... represented Canada at the 2003 Algarve Women's Cup... finished fourth with Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003... finished third with Canada at the 2004 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament in Costa Rica... finished first with Canada at the 2010 Cyprus Women's Cup... she played in a career-high 15 consecutive Canada matches from 2009 to 2010... won a gold medal with Canada at the 2010 CONCACAF championship / FIFA Women's World Cup Qualifiers for Germany 2011... finished first with Canada at the 2011 Cyprus Women's Cup... she was the 21st women's footballer to make her 50th appearance for Canada (28 May 2011)... represented Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011 (she did not feature)... missed the XVI Pan American Games Guadalajara 2011 because of club commitments... won a silver medal with Canada at the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament in Vancouver... finished second with Canada at the 2012 Cyprus Women's Cup... won an Olympic bronze medal with Canada at the London 2012 Women's Olympic Football Tournament.

PROFESSIONAL/CLUB:  Moscato first joined the Vancouver Whitecaps in 2003 and played 256 minutes of action during her five appearances. In 2004, she helped the 'Caps win their first W-League championship title, having contributed three goals and three assists that season before joining Ottawa Fury in 2005. She currently sits 15th all-time amongst Whitecaps players after recording five goals and five assists in 14 appearances…Moscato, an Italian Canadian, spent 2009–2010 with UPC Tavagnacco in the Serie A.[1] She scored once in 15 league appearances,[2] before leaving to join the national team camp ahead of the World Cup.[3] In July 2011 Moscato and Melissa Tancredi joined compatriot Stephanie Labbe at Piteå IF, a club in the Swedish Damallsvenskan, located in Piteå

COLLEGE/HIGH SCHOOL: As a member of Penn State's women's soccer team from 2002-05, she was a member of all four Big Ten regular season championships, helping the Nittany Lions earn appearances in the College Cup semifinals during both the 2002 and 2005 seasons. She earned her Bachelor's degree in communications arts and sciences, with a minor in business, from Penn State in December of 2006.

PERSONAL: both of her parents were born in Sicily, ITA... speaks English and Italian... she was four years old when she started playing for Dixie SC... grew up competing in soccer, basketball and volleyball... enjoys writing, hanging out with family and friends... favourites have included Eric Cantona, Francesco Totti, Ronaldo, Inter Milan... other favourites have included Toronto Raptors... as a youth player in 2002, was noted by the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Technical Study Group (”dynamic leader in midfield, strong in tackle, quick to spread play to wings”)... once said, “I definitely have lots of energy on and off the field (so) I try to use it”... once said teammate Kaylyn Kyle, “it wouldn’t be the same if we didn’t have (Carmelina) on the team... she is a great character player”

Career

Season Team Comp
2014
NWSL
12 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
2013
NWSL
77 5 1 4 1 10 0 0 0 0
2013
NWSL
363 5 4 1 0 3 0 1 0 0
2012
Elitettan
90 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011
Damallsvenskan
883 10 10 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
2009/2010
Serie A Women
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Total 1425 22 16 6 2 14 2 1 0 0

Transfers & Loans

2014
31 Mar
Transfer
2013
28 Jun
Player Swap
2011
31 Dec
Free Transfer

Games Played

Date Match  
19 Jun 2014 0 2 0 0 0