Pam Baughman-Connell
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Pamela Jane Cornell (née Baughman; born October 25, 1962) is an American former soccer player who played as a forward, making four appearances for the United States women’s national team.

During college, Baughman-Cornell played for the UCF Knights in 1981, where she had 18 goals and 11 assists during the season. She was named an NSCAA All-American, was included in the AIAW Women’s Soccer Championship All-Tournament Team, and was chosen as the team’s most valuable player and rookie of the year. From 1983 to 1985, she played for the George Mason Patriots, where she won the NCAA Women’s Soccer Tournament in 1985 and was named the tournament’s most valuable player. In total, she had 28 goals and 17 assists for the team. She was chosen as NSCAA Hermann Female Player of the Year in 1981, and ISAA Player of the Year in 1985. She also was named in the NSCAA All-American team for 1983, 1984, and 1985, and was included in the NCAA All-Tournament Team in 1983.

Pam Baughman-Cornell on Flame Bearers’ Instagram

“I GOT A CALL ONE DAY AT WORK FROM THE WASHINGTON POST TELLING ME I WAS ON THE TEAM. I HAD NOT HEARD ANYTHING FROM US SOCCER. SO I SAID, I CAN’T REALLY SPEAK TO YOU TILL I CONFIRM THAT I’M ACTUALLY ON THE TEAM.”

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