At 39 years old, Sarah Huffman has this physical status:
Sarah Huffman (born March 5, 1984) is an American former professional soccer player who last played for Portland Thorns FC of the NWSL.
In Danbury, Connecticut, Huffman was born. She grew up in Flower Mound, Texas, and attended Marcus High School.
Huffman attended the University of Virginia. She is one of the best players in the school's history as a four-year starter. She was a two-time NSCAA All-American, a two-time Soccer America MVP, and a three-time All-ACC pick.
In 2004, she was named ACC Defensive Player of the Year and was also Co-MVP of the ACC Tournament as the Cavaliers captured the first conference championship in school history. She was named Virginia State Player of the Year and a finalist for Soccer Buzz National Player of the Year.
She was named Soccer Buzz All-American, Soccer America MVP, and NSCAA All-American as a senior in 2005.
She ended her collegiate career with 12 goals and 28 assists (second most assists in school history).
Huffman lives in Portland, Oregon. "Huffy" is her nickname. In a statement on the Athlete Ally website promoting equality in sports, Huffman came out as gay. She married Abby Wambach, a longtime girlfriend, in Hawaii on October 5, 2013. Wambach and Huffman divorced in September 2016, according to a new autobiography. In 2016, their divorce was finalized.
Huffman was a member of the Washington Freedom Party, the 2007 W-League champion.
She competed for the Norwegian Women's Cup in 2008 and aided the team in winning the Norwegian Women's Cup.
In 2009, Huffman was the top one pick in Round 1 of the 2008 WPS General Draft and signed with the Washington Freedom in Women's Professional Soccer. The team under new ownership in Florida and was renamed magicJack by the WPS.
Huffman signed with the Pali Blues in the W-League in 2012, right after the WPS folded. She played a key role in the team's undefeated season and the Western Conference championship championships.
In 2013, Huffman joined the Western New York Flash.
Huffman was traded with a player named later by the Portland Thorns for Courtney Wetzel, Kathryn Williamson, and a first-round pick in the 2015 NWSL College Draft on April 5, 2014. Jaelene Hinkle was the pick later in the game. Before deciding to live in Portland with her partner Abby Wambach, who will play with the Western New York Flash in 2014, Huffman had been planning to live in Portland. Verónica Boquete was the player to be named later, according to Portland Thorns' April 7, 2014.
Huffman resigned from professional soccer on November 18, 2014.
Huffman played for the U-16, U-17, U-21, U-21, and U-23 national soccer teams in the United States. She helped her team win the 2002 FIFA Women's World Championship and won the Nordic Cup with the U-21s in 2004, 2005, and 2007.
She was invited to compete with the United States women's national soccer team in 2010.
Huffman, a volunteer assistant coach at University of Virginia, is a graduate of the University of Virginia.