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Player - Michelle Ring-Passant

Born: November 28, 1967.Michelle Ring Passant 1

Played 45 times for Canada. Clubs: University of British Columbia, Surrey Marlins. Ring entered the University of British Columbia in 1985 as a highly rated basketball player, being BC's number one high school hoopster in her senior year. As a UBC "frosh" in 85/86, she not only made the Thunderbird women's basketball team, but also won the teams most valuable rookie award. But in the summer of 1986 Michelle decided to rediscover soccer, trying out for and making the provincial women's team. When school started in September she decided to forego UBC basketball in favour of the UBC soccer team even though she would have to give up her $1,000 basketball scholarship. In that season UBC won it's fourth Canada West soccer title. Michelle won numerous honors after that and when the first CIAU Canadian women's soccer championship was held in the 1987/88 season UBC won the title over McMaster and Michelle scored the only goal of the game. In 1988 she was selected to the soccer team representing Canada at the International Women's Tournament in China. At the conclusion of 1990, Ring was named winner of the Marilyn Pomfret Award as UBC's top female athlete of the year. She made her debut for Canada in 1986, playing in Canada's first ever women's international, and went on to play in 45 internationals including all three games at the 1995 World Cup in Sweden. In club soccer she played for Surrey Marlins from 19861988 and was a member of the team that won the Jubliee Shield, the National Women's Championship, three years in a row, 1991, 1992, 1993.