Joanne Peters Bio
Team: New York Power
WUSA Experience: 0
Previous Team: Charlotte Lady Eagles (W-League)
College: No College
Hometown: Leeton, Australia
Born: March 11, 1979 Leeton, Australia
Height: 5' 8"
Comes to the Power as a 2003 Discovery pick ... Played for Power Head Coach Tom Sermanni, when he coached the Australian Women's National Team. Australian National Team:
Co-Vice Captain of the Australian National Team ... Has appeared 44 times for her National side, scoring eight goals ... First selected into the Australian Team in March 1996 for the Tri-Series against New Zealand and South Korea ... Made her full international debut at the age of 17, scoring her first international goal in that match ... Has played as a midfielder for her entire career, but successfully played at fullback in three matches of the Australia Cup in January 1999 ... Australian Youth National Team: Member of the Australian Youth Team which won the Dallas Cup in 1995. Club:
Became the first Australian female to play in South America, when she joined the Santos FC in Brazil ... Played for the Charlotte Lady Eagles of the W-League in 2002 ... Helped Charlotte to the W-League Championship game ... Played in 14 games for Charlotte, tallying five goals and three assists for 13 points ... Winner of the Julie Dolan Medal, which is awarded to the best player in the WNSL in 2001 ... Won the Ansett Australia Summer Series national league championship as a member of NSW Sapphires in 1999 ... Won the Ansett Australia Summer Series national league championship as a member of the NSW Institute of Sport team in 1997 ... National Senior Champion as a member of the NSW State Team in 1995 ... National Youth Championship winner in 1993 ... Won the National Junior Championship in 1992 ... Other clubs include: Sutherland Sharks, Sydney United, NSW Intensive Training Centre, Sydney Olympic, Sylvania Heights in Sydney and Leeton United. Personal:
Enjoys playing the guitar and has composed and recorded a CD of her own music.