· In its 16th year of participating, the USA won all four Algarve Cup matches for just the sixth time.
Everyone is back home after a great Algarve Cup run in Portugal, but there is more work to be done for the World Cup-bound U.S. WNT, which departs for England on March 21 for its first-ever match in the U.K. But for now, let's look back at some memorable achievements for this year's tournament:
· The USA scored 12 goals in the tournament, tied for most it's ever scored (the USA scored 12 in 2008).
· Carli Lloyd's three goals upped her career total to 27 and her Algarve Cup goals to 9, passing Mia Hamm and more than anyone but Shannon MacMillan (11), Kristine Lilly (12) and Abby Wambach (15).
After winning all four games, the USA has not lost a match in regulation in the last seven Algarve Cups (28 matches).
· The USA's Algarve Cup unbeaten streak is at 29, counting a win in the last match of the 2004 Algarve Cup.
· All 18 field players on the tournament roster saw action over the four games.
· Eight different players scored goals: Carli Lloyd (3), Alex Morgan (3), Megan Rapinoe, Amy Rodriguez, Lindsay Tarpley, Shannon Boxx, Lauren Cheney and Heather O'Reilly.
· The USA defeated the fifth and seventh ranked teams in the world by a combined 4-1 score.
· The USA won its seventh Algarve Cup in the last nine years.