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2016 SheBelieves Cup

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WNT Mar 21, 2016
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WNT Mar 11, 2016
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Lineup Notes: WNT Seeks 2016 SheBelieves Cup Title Against Germany

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WNT Mar 6, 2016

WNT Defeats France 1-0 at SheBelieves Cup on Stoppage Time Goal From Alex Morgan in Front of Record Crowd in Nashville

NASHVILLE (March 6, 2016) – A dramatic stoppage-time goal from Alex Morgan lifted the U.S. Women’s National Team past France 1-0 in front of a record crowd of 25,363 at Nissan Stadium. It was the USA’s second 1-0 win in its second match of the SheBelieves Cup after defeating England on March 3. The USA currently sits atop the tournament standings with six points. The crowd of 2 Read more
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Lineup Notes: WNT Continues SheBelieves Cup Against France

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WNT Mar 3, 2016

SheBelieves Cup: More Than Just World Class Games

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WNT Mar 3, 2016

Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
2-1 W FAU Stadium; Boca Raton, Fla. 13,501 Morgan, Mewis
1-0 W Nissan Stadium; Nashville, Tenn. 25,363 Morgan
1-0 W Raymond James Stadium; Tampa Bay, Fla. 13,027 Dunn

2016 SheBelieves Cup

PLAYER POS. HT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE CAPS/G
D 5-5 Upland, Calif. Seattle Reign 0/0
M 5-7 St. Simons Island, Ga. Olympique Lyon (FRA) 69/6
F 5-1 Rockville Centre, N.Y. NC Courage 58/23
D 5-8 Rolling Hills Estates, Calif. Boston Breakers 40/4
GK 5-9 Satellite Beach, Fla. Orlando Pride 14/0
F 5-6 Basking Ridge, N.J. Portland Thorns FC 132/18
D 5-4 Denver, Colo. Western New York Flash 8/0
M 5-9 Golden, Colo. Portland Thorns FC 44/4
M 5-7 Mesa, Ariz. Chicago Red Stars 58/15
D 5-2 Gibsonia, Pa. Portland Thorns FC 74/3
D 5-6 Dumfries, Va. Orlando Pride 98/1
M 5-8 Delran, N.J. Sky Blue FC 247/98
M 6-0 Hanson, Mass. NC Courage 32/7
F 5-7 Diamond Bar, Calif. Orlando Pride 135/81
GK 5-9 Stratford, Conn. Chicago Red Stars 24/0
D 5-5 Fayetteville, Ga. Utah Royals FC 105/2
M 5-5 East Brunswick, N.J. FC Kansas City 231/47
F 5-7 Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC 97/44
F 5-5 Highlands Ranch, Colo. Washington Spirit 20/8
D 5-7 St. Louis, Mo. Utah Royals FC 135/0
GK 5-9 Richland, Wash. Seattle Reign FC 202/0
D 5-7 Marietta, Ga. Portland Thorns FC 13/0

2016 SheBelieves Cup

Lauren Barnes

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Upland, Calif.

Club:
Seattle Reign

Morgan Brian

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
St. Simons Island, Ga.

Club:
Olympique Lyon (FRA)

Crystal Dunn

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-1

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Rockville Centre, N.Y.

Club:
NC Courage

Whitney Engen

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Rolling Hills Estates, Calif.

Club:
Boston Breakers

Ashlyn Harris

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Satellite Beach, Fla.

Club:
Orlando Pride

Tobin Heath

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Basking Ridge, N.J.

Club:
Portland Thorns FC

Jaelene Hinkle

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Denver, Colo.

Club:
Western New York Flash

Lindsey Horan

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Golden, Colo.

Club:
Portland Thorns FC

Julie Ertz

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Mesa, Ariz.

Club:
Chicago Red Stars

Meghan Klingenberg

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-2

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Gibsonia, Pa.

Club:
Portland Thorns FC

Ali Krieger

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Dumfries, Va.

Club:
Orlando Pride

Carli Lloyd

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Delran, N.J.

Club:
Sky Blue FC

Samantha Mewis

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-0

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Hanson, Mass.

Club:
NC Courage

Alex Morgan

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Diamond Bar, Calif.

Club:
Orlando Pride

Alyssa Naeher

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Stratford, Conn.

Club:
Chicago Red Stars

Kelley O'Hara

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Fayetteville, Ga.

Club:
Utah Royals FC

Heather O'Reilly

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
East Brunswick, N.J.

Club:
FC Kansas City

Christen Press

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.

Club:
Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC

Mallory Pugh

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Club:
Washington Spirit

Becky Sauerbrunn

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

Club:
Utah Royals FC

Hope Solo

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Richland, Wash.

Club:
Seattle Reign FC

Emily Sonnett

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

Club:
Portland Thorns FC

Group A

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
United States  3 3 0 0 4 1 3 9
Germany  3 2 1 0 5 2 3 6
England
3 0
2 1
2
4 -2 1
France
3 0
2 1
0
2 -2 1

Group A

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
March 3, 2016 Germany vs. France
1-0
Raymond James Stadium; Tampa Bay, Fla.
March 3, 2016 United States vs. England
1-0
Raymond James Stadium; Tampa Bay, Fla.
March 6, 2016 United States vs. France
1-0
Nissan Stadium; Nashville, Tenn.
March 6, 2016 Germany vs. England 3-2 Nissan Stadium; Nashville, Tenn.
March 9, 2016 France vs. England
0-0
FAU Stadium; Boca Raton, Fla.
March 9, 2016 United States vs. Germany
2-1
FAU Stadium; Boca Raton, Fla.

Format: The winner of the tournament will be based on total points (three for a win, one for a tie), with the tie-breakers in order of: best goal difference then total goals scored, head-to-head record and finally, FIFA ranking.

U.S. Women's National Team - 2016 SheBelieves Cup Stats

Record: 3-0-0 

Player

Pos

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Pts

Y/R

Barnes, Lauren D 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Brian, Morgan M 3 3 270 0 0 0 0/0
Dunn, Crystal F 3 1 90 1 0 2 0/0
Engen, Whitney D 3 1 92 0 0 0 0/0
Harris, Ashlyn  GK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Heath, Tobin M 3 2 210 0 0 0 0/0
Hinkle, Jaelene  D 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Horan, Lindsey M 3 2 176 0 0 0 0/0
Johnston, Julie D 3 1 102 0 0 0 0/0
Klingenberg, Meghan D 3 3 268 0 2 2 0/0
Krieger, Ali D 2 1 90 0 0 0 0/0
Lloyd, Carli M 3 3 270 0 0 0 0/0
Mewis, Sam  M 1 1 60 1 0 2 0/0
Morgan, Alex F 3 3 279 2 0 4 0/0
Naeher, Alyssa  GK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
O'Hara, Kelley D 3 2 174 0 0 0 0/0
O'Reilly, Heather  M 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Press, Christen F 3 1 94 0 0 0 0/0
Pugh, Mallory F 3 2 185 0 1 1 0/0
Sauerbrunn, Becky D 3 3 270 0 0 0 0/0
Solo, Hope GK 3 3 270 0 0 0 0/0
Sonnett, Emily D 1 1 90 0 0 0 0/0
Own Goal 0
Totals
3 3 270 4 3 11 0/0
Opponent Totals
3 3 270 1 1 3 5/0

2016 SheBelieves Cup Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T

Harris, Ashlyn  0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0
Naeher, Alyssa  0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0
Solo, Hope 3 3 270 4 1 2 0.33 3-0-0
Totals 3 3 270 4 1 2 0.33 3-0-0
Opponent Totals 3 3 270 1 4 0 1.33 0-3-0

Updated through March 10, 2016

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