Lena Petermann

Lena Petermann


Otterndorf, Germany

High School:
Gymnasium Otterndorf




Petermann Leaves UCF Women's Soccer

U20 World Cup champion to return to Germany for pro career


UCF's World Champion

Lena Petermann scored the game-winning goal to lift Germany to U20 World Cup gold.


Semifinal Stunner

Petermann netted the game-winner vs. France to send Germany to U20 World Cup Final


Everybody Loves UCF

Knights selected as American's preseason favorite, Petermann earns Co-Preseason Offensive Player of the Year


Move Along

Lena Petermann is starting for her native country at the U20 World Cup this month


American Women's Soccer Awards Banquet

The UCF women's soccer team took home 10 honors, including Coach of the Year, Rookie of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year.


UCF Women's Soccer vs. USF

The Knights top rival USF, 2-1, on Sept. 27, 2013, in the first American Athletic Conference matchup.

Decided to pursue a professional career in her home country of Germany after netting the game-winning goals against the United States (opening match), France (semifinals) and Nigeria (championship) in the 2014 U20 FIFA Women's World Cup.

-American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year
-American All-Conference First Team, All-Rookie Team, All-Tournament Team selection
-Named American's Rookie of the Week a league-best four times throughout the year
-Team's third-leading goal scorer (8) and tied for second-leading points scorer (20)
-Named to No Ka Oi all-tournament team
-Earned American Athletic Conference's Rookie of the Week award after scoring and tallying an assist in 5-0 win over UNF (9/6)
-Named The American's Rookie of the Week after her first multi-goal game, as she netted two in a 77-second span against FGCU (9/22)
-Assisted the first goal (Kayla Adamek) in UCF's 2-1 win in the first American Athletic Conference match against rival USF (9/27) in front of a school-record 2,706 in attendance
-Named The American's Rookie of the Week (10/7) following her two-goal outing in UCF's 4-1 win over UConn
-Earned Rookie of the Week recognition the following week after scoring UCF's lone goal in its 1-1 tie at Cincinnati
-Assisted the game-winning goal against Rutgers and netted the first goal of UCF's 4-1 win over Memphis to help the team break the 26-year-old school record for an unbeaten streak, garnering her fourth American Rookie of the Week honor
-Netted the game-winning goal against SMU in the conference championship quarterfinals
-Helped UCF clinch the first American Championships title in league history
-Finished the year ranked among TopDrawerSoccer.com's top 40 freshmen nationally

Prior to UCF
-Member of the German U17 National Team
-Played in the 2010 and 2011 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championships
-Played in the 2010 FIFA U17 Women's World Cup
-German Youth National Teams (25 Caps/ 25 Goals)
-Played in the Bundesliga (Top Division) for Hamburg SV
-DFB Pokal U19 National Tournament

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