Mexico's Veronica Charlyn Corral (#9) is the CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship's all-time scoring leader with 14 goals. (Photo: Mexsport)
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – As the start of the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championship (CWU20) quickly approaches, CONCACAF.com combed the record books to extract unique tournament facts and figures.
0 – the number of previous appearances that the Cayman Islands and Honduras have made in the CWU20.
1 – the number of goals current U.S. star Alex Morgan has scored in the CWU20.
3 – the number of own-goals that Guatemala benefitted from in qualifying for the 2014 CWU20.
4 – the most goals scored by a single player in a CWU20 match. The record is shared by Veronica Charlyn Corral (Mexico), Shakira Duncan (Jamaica), Kerri Hanks (USA), Kia McNeill (USA), Heather O’Reilly (USA), Lindsay Tarpley (USA) and Kelly Wilson (USA, twice).
5 – the number of CWU20 goals scored by Raquel Rodriguez Cedeño, the most by a Costa Rican.
6 – the number of times that U.S. has qualified for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, the only team from CONCACAF to play in all editions of the competition.
7 – the number of CWU20 goals scored by Shakira Duncan, the most by a Jamaican.
12 – the age of the Cayman Islands’ Chelsea Greene, when she played in the 2010 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 championship in Costa Rica. She appeared in all three matches and captained the side to a 1-0 victory over Haiti.
14 – the number of goals that Mexico’s Veronica Charlyn Corral has scored in the CWU20, a tournament record. She netted 8 in 2006, 4 in 2008 and 2 in 2010. She is also one of only two players to score at least one goal in three separate editions of the tournament, Canada Jodi-Ann Robinson is the other.
34 – the most goals scored by a team at a single CWU20. The U.S. set the mark in 2002.
52 – the number of U.S. players that have scored at least one goal in a CWU20 match.
92 – the total number of games played in CWU20 history (through 2012).
95 – the most total goals scored in a single CWU20. The record was set in 2004.
133 – the U.S.’s all-time CWU20 goal difference. The Americans have scored a record 144 goals and conceded only 11 in 28 games.
429 – the total number of goals scored in CWU20 history.