SHE'S BACK Carli Lloyd leads USWNT to victory in final Olympic sendoff match
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Captain Carli Lloyd scored her first goal since returning from a knee sprain as the U.S. Women’s National Team took a 4-0 victory over Costa Rica in an Olympic Games sendoff match at Children’s Mercy Park Friday night.
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.
RIO BOUND USWNT Olympic Games 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.
SOLO EFFORT USWNT blanks South Africa, 1-0
CHICAGO -- Hope Solo became the first goalkeeper to earn 100 international shutouts as the U.S. Women's National Team defeated South Africa, 1-0, in the teams’ first meeting before a crowd of 19,272 at Soldier Field Saturday.
GOING TO GRENADA Sanchez leads U-17 qualifying roster
U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team coach B.J. Snow Thursday named a 20-player roster for the 2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women's Championship in St. George's, Grenada, from March 3-13. The top three finishers will qualify for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Jordan Sept. 30-October 21. Southern California Blues SC's Ashley Sanchez leads the way, having scored 11 goals in six matches for the team, plus converting the deciding goal as the U.S. won the U-20 qualifying title last month.