Kate Sobrero Markgraf's playing career for the USA in 1998-2010 included 201 appearances, three World Cups and three Olympic tournaments. At age 22, Markgraf (née Sobrero) was the youngest starter on the 1999 World Cup-championship team, and she also won a pair of Olympic gold medals.
Sobrero Markgraf, who co-captained the USA at the 2008 Olympics, was elected to the U.S. Soccer Hall of Game Class of 2023 on the veteran ballot.
A three-time All-American at Notre Dame, Sobrero was the NCAA final four MVP when the Fighting Irish won the 1995 championship.
She played three seasons in the WUSA with Boston, and one season in WPS, for Chicago. She also spent a season in the Swedish first division with KIF Örebro DFF.
In August of 2019, U.S. Soccer named Markgraf to the newly created role of U.S. women's national team general manager.
Sobrero Markgraf joins Jill Ellis, Lauren Cheney Holiday, DaMarcus Beasley, Landon Donovan and Steve Zungul in the Class of 2023.