#Women's soccer


Canada stuns USWNT to reach Olympic final

The United States women's national team was knocked out of Olympic gold-medal contention after losing 1-0 to Canada in their semifinal Monday. Jessie Fleming's second-half penalty was enough to see Canada stun the reigning world champions. - Women's Olympics soccer bracket and fixtures. - USWNT's Rapinoe: Olympic semi defeat 'bitter...
Washington Post

This USWNT core group has been one for the ages. It’s time to pass the baton.

KASHIMA, Japan — Her 39-year-old knees had held her upright for so many of these moments, World Cups and Olympics, when her team would prevail, always finding a way. But when the whistle blew Monday evening, ringing around cavernous and empty Ibaraki Kashima Stadium, Carli Lloyd couldn’t and wouldn’t remain standing. Accomplishments and résumés mean nothing in a moment when there’s only pain.

U.S. Women's Soccer Loses To Canada, 1-0, In Tokyo Olympics Semifinal

No gold or even silver for you, U.S. women’s national soccer team. The world’s top-ranked squad lost Monday to No. 8 Canada, 1-0, in a Tokyo Olympics semifinal that left the Americans far short of expectations. After a foul by Tierna Davidson of the U.S., Jessie Fleming of Canada scored...

Golden Memories: USA Kicks Off Olympic Women's Soccer in 1996

Twenty-Five Years Ago the USWNT Captured Its First Gold Medal. Sixteen women stood on the winner's podium, proudly wearing their well-earned gold medals, awarded in front of a crowd of 76,489 spectators at Sanford Stadium on the University of Georgia campus on Aug. 1, 1996. The crowd – at the time the largest to watch a women's soccer game anywhere in the world – cheered and sang along as the anthem played during the medal ceremony, honoring a team that secured the first Olympic women's soccer gold medal.

At Tokyo Olympics Jade Carey wins gold and U.S. women's soccer loses — but both were must-see

Two years ago, when my son was 12 years old, I was driving him and two of his teammates home after their soccer game. They had just won a major tournament and were reveling in the glory of their victory. Crammed into the backseat of my car, the boys were going over plays, goals and who had the best defense. The conversation quickly switched to their favorite players of all time — Neymar, Pele, Messi — and soon they were in a heated discussion over which athletes should be traded and whose team was the best.
Brown Daily Herald

Women’s soccer season preview: Bruno looks to build off 2019 Ivy League Championship

In 2019, Brown women’s soccer tore through Ivy League competition with six wins, zero losses and one draw before defeating Monmouth University in penalty kicks to reach the second round of the NCAA tournament. Brown’s season ended with a 14-2-3 record — its best in recent history that included a win over Penn to clinch the Ivy title for the first time since 1994.

Here’s the Latest in the US Women’s Soccer Team’s Fight for Equal Pay

On July 23, as the the U.S. Women’s Soccer team was in Tokyo for the Olympic Games, they filed an opening brief in their ongoing equal pay lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation. This filing came after a judge’s May 2020 dismissal of the players’ claims against the federation....
WAVY News 10

VIDEO: Gus Kenworthy attends thrilling U.S. women’s soccer game

In this episode of ‘Freestyle with Gus Kenworthy,’ freestyle skier Kenworthy visits the Olympic stadium to watch the U.S. women’s soccer team defeat the Netherlands in a shootout. Canada ended up knocking the United States out of gold medal contention in the Olympic women’s soccer competition with a 1-0 semifinal...

Women's Soccer Adds "Ms. Michigan" Madison Salzenstein

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Western Michigan women's soccer team and head coach Sammy Boateng have announced the addition of Madison Salzenstein prior to the beginning of the 2021 season. Salzenstein, a native of Beverly Hills, Mich., helped lead Detroit Country Day to a state championship during her senior season and...
NBC4 Columbus

OSU women’s soccer pulls together to support former teammate battling cancer

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Members of the Ohio State University women’s soccer team past and present came together Sunday to host a blood drive in support of one of their own. Amy Graeff Van Culin played for the Buckeyes in the mid to late 2000s, and when she was recently diagnosed with lymphoma, her Scarlet and Gray family kicked their support into high gear.