October 23, 2016 NORTHERN LIGHTS
Lloyd brace leads U.S. 5-1 over Switzerland
MINNEAPOLIS - Carli Lloyd has been pretty busy these days. Promoting her new book, getting ready for her wedding, and oh, yea, scoring two goals to lead the U.S. Women's National Team to a 5-1 win over Switzerland in front of 23,400 fans at U.S. Bank Stadium, the largest crowd to watch the U.S. Women in the state of Minnesota.
October 19, 2016 FAST WORK
Williams goal ignites rally as USWNT shuts out Swiss
NWSL leading scorer Lynn Williams scored 49 seconds into her international debut as the U.S. Women’s National Team took a 4-0 victory over Switzerland in a friendly match before a 14,336 crowd at Rio Tinto Stadium Wednesday night.
September 8, 2016 SPECIAL DAY
USWNT honoring Heather O'Reilly
Heather O’Reilly’s final game for the U.S. women's national team will be against Thailand at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 15. O'Reilly will serve as captain and will be honored before her 231st international match.
August 31, 2016 SEE IT HERE
Solo's reaction about her suspension
When she was told that her contract with the federation had been terminated and she had been suspended for six months by U.S. Soccer, goalkeeper Hope Solo told her husband Jerramy Stevens, "Seventeen f****** years, and it's over!"
August 12, 2016 SORE LOSER
Solo calls Sweden 'a bunch of cowards' after USA elimination
Well, Hope Solo was at it again Friday afternoon. No, she wasn't making any saves to save the U.S. women's bacon in their Olympic quarter final elimination to Sweden in Brasilia, Brazil. It was her reaction to the defeat after the Swedes handed the Americans their earliest elimination from a tournament -- Women's World Cup or Olympics.
August 3, 2016 RUNNING IN RIO
USWNT opens Olympics with 2-0 win
Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan each scored as the United State Women's National Team opened the 2016 Rio de Janiero Olympics with a 2-0 win over New Zealand at Mineirão Stadium Wednesday.
August 3, 2016 NEXT UP
USWNT sets post-Olympic Games dates
The U.S. women's national team will meet Thailand and the Netherlands in its first two matches following the Olympic Games, U.S. Soccer announced Wednesday.
July 21, 2016 IT'S AS EASY AS NBC
How to catch U.S. women in the Olympics
All three Olympic group matches for the U.S. women will be available across a wide array of options, airing on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN), NBC Universo and the Soccer Specialty Channel as well as on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, U.S. Soccer announced Thursday.
July 12, 2016 THE FINAL 18
USWNT Olympic roster announced
Midfielders Tobin Heath and Carli Lloyd, plus goalkeeper Hope Solo, have been named to their third U.S. Women’s team Olympic Games roster, announced by coach Jill Ellis Tuesday.
June 14, 2016 TICO WARMUP
USWNT set for Costa Rica match
The U.S. Women's National Team will face Costa Rica in its final Olympic Games tuneup at 8 p.m. CT Friday, July 22 at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan.
May 26, 2016 WINDY CITY WARMUP
USWNT sets South Africa match
The U.S. Women's National Team will meet South Africa at Soldier Field in Chicago at 1 p.m. ET Saturday, July 9 in a warmup game before the Olympic Games, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced Thursday.
May 18, 2016 ON THE TEAM AGAIN
Rampone called in for Japan friendlies
Christie Rampone is back with the U.S. women's national team. The veteran defender, and Sky Blue FC teammate and defender Kelley O'Hara were among the 25 players invited to training camp prior to a pair of June friendlies against Japan.
April 10, 2016 JULIE'S JEWEL
Johnston brace leads US Women past Colombia
Julie Johnston scored two goals, both on free kick assists by Tobin Heath, as the U.S. women’s national team blanked Colombia for the second time in four days, this time taking a 3-0 win Sunday at sold-out Talen Energy Stadium.
March 9, 2016 SHEBELIEVES IS US
Women's National Team defeats Germany
First-half goals by Alex Morgan and Samatha Mewis led the United States 2-1 comeback victory over Germany in the inaugural SheBelieves Cup Championship match in front of 13,501 fans at Florida Atlantic University Stadium Wednesday night.
February 23, 2016 MAKE IT TWO
USWNT set for Colombia rematch
The U.S. Women's National Team will face Colombia at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pa., at 2 p.m. ET Sunday, April 10. The teams will also meet at Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Conn., at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday, April 6.
February 21, 2016 GETTING THE GOLDEN BOOT
Dunn finishes as top goal-scorer
Crystal Dunn's trophy case is getting a bit more crowded. Not only did she earn a gold medal from the United States winning the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship, the Rockville Centre, N.Y. native also wound up as the Golden Boot winner as the leading goal-scorer of the tournament.
Forward Alex Morgan registered her third career hat-trick and Carli Lloyd and Tobin Heath tallied once to lift the Americans to a 5-0 semifinal win over Trinidad & Tobago in the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship at BBVA Compass Stadium and to book a spot to Rio this summer.
January 26, 2016 MAKING THE TEAM
O'Hara, Dunn on USWNT Olympic qualifying roster
Sky Blue FC defender Kelley O'Hara and Rockville Centre, N.Y. native and forward Crystal Dunn of the Washington Spirit Tuesday were named to the 20-player U.S. roster that will compete at the CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying Championship in Texas next month.
January 9, 2016 NEW LEADERSHIP
Lloyd, Sauerbrunn named USWNT captains
Midfielder Carli Lloyd and defender Becky Sauerbrunn, two of the top performers at the 2015 Women's World Cup, have been named by U.S. head coach Jill Ellis as the new captains of the U.S. women's national team.
December 16, 2015 PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Carli Lloyd takes U.S. Soccer top honor
Midfielder Carli Lloyd has been voted the 2015 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year. The announcement was made Wednesday during FOX Sports 1's halftime coverage of the USA's final Victory Tour match against China PR.
December 5, 2015 WOUNDED KNEE
Megan Rapinoe tears ACL, out of Olympic qualifying
U.S. women's national team and Seattle Reign midfielder Megan Rapinoe has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee, U.S. Soccer said Saturday. The injury will sideline Rapinoe from CONCACAF Olympic qualifying in Frisco and Houston, Texas in February.
October 27, 2015 GOING OUT ON TOP
With World Cup win, Abby Wambach decides to retire
Having finally won the sport's ultimate prize, Abby Wambach has decided to call it a career at the age of 35. The all-time leading international goal scorer will play her final game on December 16 in New Orleans when the United States plays China at the Superdome.
October 25, 2015 CHANGING OF THE GUARD
USWNT downs Brazil as vets leave, newcomers make debuts
ORLANDO -Alex Morgan and Crystal Dunn scored first half goals, and newcomer Stephanie McCaffrey added one in the second half as the U.S. Women's National Team defeated Brazil 3-1 in front of 32,869 fans at the Citrus Bowl, the largest stand-alone crowd to watch the USA friendly in the state of Florida.
October 21, 2015 DATE IN THE DESERT
USWNT to face China in Glendale, Arizona
The U.S. Women's National Team will face China PR on Dec. 13 in Glendale, Ariz., as the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup champions will play their second-to-last match of the Victory Tour at University of Phoenix Stadium. Kickoff is 5 p.m. MT and the match will be shown on ESPN2 and WatchESPN.
October 16, 2015 SAN ANTONIO BOUND
U.S. women to play T&T at Alamodome Dec. 10
The U.S. women's national team will play Trinidad & Tobago twice in December on its post-Women's World Cup Victory Tour, with the 2015 Women's World Cup champions stopping in San Antonio on Dec. 10 for a match at the Alamodome.
October 13, 2015 NEW ORLEANS BOUND
U.S. women vs. China on Dec. 16
The final match of the 10-game post-Women's World Cup Victory Tour for the U.S. women's national eam will take place against China PR at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Dec. 16.
September 20, 2015 ANOTHER ROUT
U.S. women blank Haiti, 8-0
The U.S. women's national team continues to walk through its Victory tour, handing Haiti a second straight rout, this time 8-0 in front of 35,753 at Legion Field Sunday.
September 17, 2015 IN OVERDRIVE
Dunn helps U.S. motor to 5-0 win over Haiti in Detroit
Rockville Centre, N.Y. native Crystal Dunn made a triumphant and scintillating return to the U.S. women's national team. Dunn set up the first two goals and scored the final one to lead the world champion United States to a 5-0 win over Haiti Thursday night.
September 11, 2015 BACK ON THE TEAM
Crystal Dunn added to UWSNT for Haiti games
The 2015 Women's World Cup champions will continue their Victory Tour with matches against Haiti on Sept. 17 in Detroit (7 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports Go) and Sept. 20 in Birmingham, Alabama (1:30 p.m. CT on ESPN2, WatchESPN).
August 25, 2015 CAREER CHANGE
Van Hollebeke (Buehler) heading to med school
Add defender Rachel Van Hollebeke to the list of veteran players retiring either from international soccer, or hanging them up all together. Van Hollebeke (nee Buelher), who is with the Portland Thorns, will leave soccer to start medical school this fall in her hometown at UC San Diego
August 19, 2015 GOALS GALORE
WNT romps past Costa Rica, 7-2
Carli Lloyd and Heather O'Reilly led the way with two goals apiece as the US Women's National Team continue its post-World Cup Victory Tour with a 7-2 win over Costa Rica Wednesday in front of 20,535 at Finley Stadium, the largest for a stand-alone WNT friendly in the southeastern region of the United States.