Stephanie Renee Cox (born Stephanie Lopez, 3 April 1986, in San Jose, California) is surely an American soccer defender presently playing for Boston Breakers of Women’s Professional Soccer and it is a part of the United States women’s national team.
Stephanie became active in the US National Team Youth program in 2000. With the U-20 level, she played with the 2004 FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship in Thailand; 2 yrs in the future, she captained the usa team in the 2006 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Championship in Russia. She made her first Women’s national career start in opposition to France with the Algarve Cup in 2006. Stephanie’s fluid play allows her to snuff out opponents’ threats and transition to the strike while she supplies a calm, reassuring influence to her teammates. Her talented play helped the Women’s National Team win a gold medal with the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
In 2007, Stephanie Lopez received the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, that’s shown to the collegiate athlete who best demonstrates excellence in the classroom and remarkable character from the community, along with success in athletic competition. 2007 also marked the 1st time the award was shown to a girl soccer player. Cox have also been chosen as Oregon’s Female Amateur Athlete of the season for 2007.