Press Release

For Immediate Release
Jun 22, 2011
Contact : Robert Cavanaugh, Public Relations Manager  
732-776-4166
rcavanaugh@meridianhealth.com

United States Women’s National Team Captain Christie Pearce Blogs from FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany

 

Neptune, NJ - Christie Pearce, celebrity spokesperson for K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center and captain of the United States Women’s Soccer Team, is now blogging as she prepares for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany. To view Christie’s blog, visit http://www.facebook.com/KHovnanianChildrensHospital.

With a decade of experience, Christie has defined herself as the leader of the United States Women’s National Team, which remains the number one ranked team in the world. Christie is the ninth player in the Women’s National Team’s 23-year history to be named team captain.

Christie was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, but grew up in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. As a senior at Point Pleasant Boro High School, she was named New Jersey High School Female Athlete of the Year and is still heralded as one of the finest athletes the state of New Jersey has ever produced. After being highly recruited by nearly every major college in the country, Christie chose to attend Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey, where she excelled as a three-sport athlete competing in soccer, basketball, and lacrosse.

The United States Women’s National Team will play their first game against North Korea on June 28, at 12:15 p.m. ET.  

For information about K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, visit www.KHovnanianChildrensHospital.com.

About K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital: K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center is at the heart of the Meridian Pediatric Network, and offers the most subspecialty care and pediatric expertise in the region. The Meridian Pediatric Network is made-up of a comprehensive lineup of doctors, nurses, caregivers, and services that provide seamless coordination for children through every step of an injury or illness. Care, can be accessed from Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, or at K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune. For more information on the K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital or to receive a list of pediatric specialists, please call 1-800-DOCTORS or visit www.KHovnanianChildrensHospital.com.