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U.S. WNT Through to Semifinals of 2016 Olympic Qualifying after 1-0 Win Against Mexico

FRISCO, Texas (Feb. 13, 2016) – The U.S. Women’s National Team assured itself a place in the semifinal of the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship with a 1-0 win against Mexico at Toyota Stadium. With the win, the USA now sits atop Group A with six points, three clear of Costa Rica and Mexico.  The six points puts the USA through to the semifinal round in Ho

MNT on TV: Race for Roster Spots Heats Up

With the USA’s sights now set on the World Cup qualifiers in March against Guatemala, the focus is firmly on the fitness and form of the National Team players vying for a spot on the roster. Since MLS will just be getting started, U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann indicated that the group for those critical games may shade towards players based in Mexico and Europe, shining an even greater sp

Match Preview: WNT Looks to Earn Semifinal Spot with Win vs. Mexico

The U.S. Women’s National Team opened its 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship campaign on Feb. 10 against Costa Rica with a 5-0 victory – the team’s second 5-0 win in two matches this year – as Alex Morgan scored twice, including her first 12 seconds into the game, while Carli Lloyd scored from the penalty spot and Crystal Dunn and Christen Press added goa

First Cap, First Goal: Mallory Pugh

Only Getting Started Unlike Press and McCaffrey, 17-year-old Mallory Pugh is what could be considered a veteran of the Youth National Team circuit. She was one of the top scorers in her U-17 WNT cycle and was named to the 2014 U-20 Women’s World Cup roster when she was just 16 years old. She is currently the U-20 WNT captain and most recently led the way for the USA at the 2015 CONCACAF U-20

Kuhlmann Scores Twice as U-17 WNT Downs England 2-0 in 2016 U-17 Women’s NTC Invitational

CARSON, Calif. (Feb. 11, 2016) – The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team defeated England 2-0 in its first match of the U-17 Women’s NTC Invitational as forward Civana Kuhlmann scored two spectacular goals inside the final eight minutes.  In a physical and fast-paced match, England had its share of attacking opportunities, but U.S. goalkeeper Laurel Ivory was excellent on

First Cap, First Goal: Stephanie McCaffrey

McCaffrey’s Moment Stephanie McCaffrey had some experience playing with the Under-23 WNT in 2014 and early 2015, but getting a shot with the senior squad was a much bigger jump. She got her first taste of action with the full team at the 2015 January Camp when she was called up from a U-23 camp. After camp, the team shifted its focus toward the Women’s World Cup and McCaffrey embarked