Soccer Inductees

Michelle Akers
Inducted 2009

Michelle Akers was the most dominant player on the U.S. Women’s National soccer team from 1985 until retirement in 2000. She was named the FIFA Women’s Player of the Century. A member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame, she was a three-time prep All-America at Shorecrest High School in Seattle and later a four-time All-America at the University of Central Florida. She was named the USSF Female Player of the Year in 1990, 1991, and 1999. Michelle was also a member of the 1996 Gold Medal Olympic team and the 1991 and 1999 World Cup championship teams.