She then attended the University of California, Berkeley where she played on the women"s soccer team from 1987 to 1989. Fawcett graduated from University of California Berkeley in 1992 with a Bachelor degree in Physical Education Cal inducted her into the school"s Hall of Fame in October 1997.
She earned 239 caps with the United States women"s national soccer team (WNT) and retired from the WNT in 2004 as the highest scoring defender for the United States. WNT. She was in the movie Soccer Mom as herself. She was a three-time, first team All-American. She holds the school record for single season scoring with 23 goals in 1987.
In 1998, she played for Ajax in the first season of the Women"s Premier Soccer League.
In 2001, Fawcett signed with the San Diego Spirit in the newly established Women"s United Soccer Association. She missed most of the season due to an early season pregnancy.
She rebounded in 2002 to lead the team in playing time with 19 games. In 2003, she had ankle injury early in the season, but came back to play 18 games and gain first team WUSA All Star recognition.
She was the only WNT member to play all minutes of the 1995, 1999 and 2003 Women"s World Cups, as well as the 1996 and 2000 Olympics.
She retired from the WNT in 2004 as the highest scoring defender for the United States. WNT. She appeared in the Home Box Office documentary Dare to Dream: The Story of the United States. Women"s Soccer Team.
Fawcett was a founding member of the WUSA, and was elected for induction into the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 2009. Fawcett and forward Carin Jennings both were members of the Manhattan Beach club women"s soccer team Ajax in the late 1980s and early 1990s and routinely played at Columbia Park in Torrance, California.
Married Walter Fawcett. Children: Katelyn Rose, Carli, Madilyn Rae.