Road To The Olympic Games

Olympics Summer

Kara Lang

Kara Lang bio

Birthdate: Oct. 22m 1986

Birthplace: Calgary, Alta.

Hometown: Oakville, Ont.

Height: 175 cm

Weight: 70 kg

Position:

  • Midfielder, Forward

Olympic Outlook:

  • Outside shot at a medal

Season Highlights:

  • Peace Queen Cup, Silver
  • Olympic Qualifiers, Silver
  • Cyprus Cup, Gold

Career Highlights:

  • 2007 Pan American Games, Bronze
  • 2004 CONCACAF Women's Under-19 Championships, Gold
  • 2003 Women's World Cup, 4th
  • 2002 Gold Cup, Silver
  • 2002 Women's Under-19 World Championship, Silver

Noteworthy:

  • Has 79 international caps, her first one coming back in 2002 when she was only 15, making her the first 15-year-old on the senior national team
  • Won 2005 Canadian Youth Female Player of the Year
  • Played for UCLA and reached the NCAA division I Women's Soccer Championship semi-final
  • Writes a monthly article for The Province in Vancouver