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WNT Takes 2013 Algarve Cup Title with 2-0 Win Against Germany

USA Wins Ninth Overall Algarve Cup Title, First for Head Coach Tom Sermanni Nicole Barnhart Makes Five Saves and Earns Clean Sheet as Team Stretches Unbeaten Run to 29 Games U.S. WNT Returns to Europe Next Month for Friendlies with Germany on April 5 and Netherlands on April 9 FARO, Portugal (March 13, 2013) – The U.S. Women’s National Team won the Algarve Cup for the nin

March 13, 2013: WNT vs. Germany - Quote Sheet

Post-Game Quote Sheet: U.S. Women's National Team vs. Germany 2013 Algarve Cup – Championship Game Faro, Portugal March 13, 2013 U.S. head coach TOM SERMANNI On the match: “The German side played very well today and gave us a lot of testing situations, and Barnie came up with couple of really big saves at crucial times. It was a difficult pitch to play on and a real battle, but the tea

Alex Morgan Scores as U.S. Women Tie Sweden 1-1 to Earn a Berth in the 2013 Algarve Cup Final on March 13

USA Will Face Germany in Algarve Cup Final on March 13  American Women Advance to 10th Algarve Cup Final in Past 11 years  Ashlyn Harris Earns First Cap at Senior Level LAGOS, Portugal (March 11, 2013) – Alex Morgan scored a goal in the second half to earn the U.S. Women’s National Team a 1-1 tie against Sweden and a berth in the 2013 Algarve Cup championship ga

Krieger and Engen Tally First International Goals as U.S. WNT Defeats China PR 5-0 at Algarve Cup in Portugal

Christen Press Becomes Fifth WNT Player to Score at Least Four Goals in First Four Matches; Sydney Leroux Adds First-Half Score Kristie Mewis Makes First Career Start as Tom Sermanni Makes 10 Starting Lineup Changes from Algarve Cup Opener Alex Morgan Notches Three Assists USA Faces Sweden on March 11 in Lagos, Portugal, for Group B Tit

Rachel Buehler Scores in Her 100th Career Cap as USA Defeats Iceland 3-0 to Open 2013 Algarve Cup in Portugal

#ChasingMia Update: Abby Wambach Scores 154th Career Goal, Putting her Four Shy of Tying Mia Hamm’s All-Time Record Shannon Boxx Adds 27th Goal of Her Career on Header Crystal Dunn Makes First Career Start USA Will Face China PR Next on March 8 in Albufeira, Portugal Live on PPV ALBUFEIRA, Portugal (March 6, 2013) –

U.S. Women's National Team Opens 20th Algarve Cup on March 6 Against Iceland

U.S. Women’s National Team vs. Iceland – Algarve Cup Municipal Stadium; Albufeira, Portugal March 6, 2013 U.S. WNT OPENS 20TH ALGARVE CUP TOURNAMENT AGAINST ICELAND: The U.S. Women’s National Team will open its 18th Algarve Cup in Portugal on March 6 with a match against Iceland at Municipal Stadium in Albufeira. It will be the first tournament match under head coach Tom Sermanni

U.S. WNT Placed in Group B at 2013 Algarve Cup in Portugal

For First Time, All of USA’s Algarve Cup Matches Will Be Available to Watch on Delayed Video Web Stream CHICAGO (Jan. 17, 2013) – The U.S. Women’s National Team has been placed in Group B at the annual Algarve Cup in Portugal, where it will face Iceland, China and Sweden during the tournament that will run from March 6-13. The USA will open its competition on March 6 against Ice

Sermanni Names 23-Player Roster For 2013 Algarve Cup

CHICAGO (Feb. 21, 2013) – Following two victories against Scotland in his first two matches as head coach of the U.S. Women’s National Team, Tom Sermanni has named a 23-player roster that will travel to the 2013 Algarve Cup in Portugal. This year’s tournament is being staged a week later than in recent years, from March 6-13, and the U.S. team will depart for Europe on Feb. 25

2013 Algarve Cup Venues Finalized

2013 ALGARVE CUP VENUES FINALIZED USA Will Play Iceland and China PR in Albufeira, Finish Group Play vs. Sweden in Lagos CHICAGO (Feb. 13, 2013) – The kickoff times and venues for the U.S. Women’s National Team at the 2013 Algarve Cup have been confirmed, with the eight-time Algarve champions opening against Iceland on March 6 at Municipal Stadium in Albufeira. Kickoff time is 2 p.m. l

Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
March 13, 2013 WNT vs Germany 2-0 W Estadio Algarve; Faro, Portugal 1,200 Morgan (2)
March 11, 2013 WNT vs Sweden 1-1 D Estadio Municipal; Lagos, Portugal 750 Morgan
March 8, 2013 WNT vs China PR 5-0 W Estadio Municipal; Albufeira, Portugal 500 Leroux, Krieger, Rapinoe, Press, Engen
March 6, 2013 WNT vs Iceland 3-0 W Estadio Municipal; Albufeira, Portugal 500 Buehler, Boxx, Wambach

2013 Algarve Cup

PLAYER POS. HT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE CAPS/G
Yael Averbuch M 5-10 11/3/86 Upper Montclair, N.J. Washington Spirit
Nicole Barnhart GK 5-10 10/10/81 Gilbertsville, Pa. FC Kansas City
Rachel Van Hollebeke D 5-5 8/26/85 Del Mar, Calif. Portland Thorns FC
Shannon Boxx M 5-8 6/29/77 Redondo Beach, Calif. Chicago Red Stars 195/27
Lauren Holiday M 5-8 9/30/87 Indianapolis, Ind. FC Kansas City 133/24
Crystal Dunn D 5-1 7/3/92 Rockville Centre, N.Y. Washington Spirit 21/4
Whitney Engen D 5-8 11/28/87 Rolling Hills Estates, Calif. Boston Breakers 29/4
Ashlyn Harris GK 5-9 10/19/85 Satellite Beach, Fla. Orlando Pride 8/0
Tobin Heath M 5-6 5/29/88 Basking Ridge, N.J. Portland Thorns FC 107/12
Lindsey Horan F 5-9 5/26/94 Golden, Colo. Portland Thorns FC 7/1
Ali Krieger D 5-6 7/28/84 Dumfries, Va. Washington Spirit 80/1
Sydney Leroux F 5-7 5/7/90 Scottsdale, Ariz. FC Kansas City 75/35
Carli Lloyd M 5-8 7/16/82 Delran, N.J. Houston Dash 212/82
Kristie Mewis M 5-7 2/25/91 Hanson, Mass. Boston Breakers
Alex Morgan F 5-7 7/2/89 Diamond Bar, Calif. Orlando Pride 100/57
Kelley O'Hara D 5-5 8/4/88 Fayetteville, Ga. Sky Blue FC 70/1
Heather O'Reilly M 5-5 1/2/85 East Brunswick, N.J. FC Kansas City 227/46
Christen Press F 5-7 12/29/88 Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. Chicago Red Stars 56/29
Christie Rampone D 5-6 6/24/75 Point Pleasant, N.J. Sky Blue FC 311/4
Megan Rapinoe M 5-7 7/5/85 Redding, Calif. Seattle Reign FC 113/31
Becky Sauerbrunn D 5-7 6/6/85 St. Louis, Mo. FC Kansas City 96/0
Hope Solo GK 5-9 7/30/81 Richland, Wash. Seattle Reign FC 186/0
Abby Wambach F 5-11 6/2/80 Rochester, N.Y. Unattached 255/184

2013 Algarve Cup

Yael Averbuch

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:
11/3/1986

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Upper Montclair, N.J.

Club:
Washington Spirit

Nicole Barnhart

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:
10/10/1981

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Gilbertsville, Pa.

Club:
FC Kansas City

Rachel Van Hollebeke

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:
8/26/1985

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Del Mar, Calif.

Club:
Portland Thorns FC

Shannon Boxx

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
6/29/1977

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Redondo Beach, Calif.

Club:
Chicago Red Stars

Lauren Holiday

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
9/30/1987

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

Club:
FC Kansas City

Crystal Dunn

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-1

Birthdate:
7/3/1992

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Rockville Centre, N.Y.

Club:
Washington Spirit

Whitney Engen

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
11/28/1987

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Rolling Hills Estates, Calif.

Club:
Boston Breakers

Ashlyn Harris

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
10/19/1985

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Satellite Beach, Fla.

Club:
Orlando Pride

Tobin Heath

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:
5/29/1988

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Basking Ridge, N.J.

Club:
Portland Thorns FC

Lindsey Horan

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
5/26/1994

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Golden, Colo.

Club:
Portland Thorns FC

Ali Krieger

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:
7/28/1984

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Dumfries, Va.

Club:
Washington Spirit

Sydney Leroux

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:
5/7/1990

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Scottsdale, Ariz.

Club:
FC Kansas City

Carli Lloyd

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
7/16/1982

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Delran, N.J.

Club:
Houston Dash

Kristie Mewis

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:
2/25/1991

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Hanson, Mass.

Club:
Boston Breakers

Alex Morgan

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:
7/2/1989

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Diamond Bar, Calif.

Club:
Orlando Pride

Kelley O'Hara

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:
8/4/1988

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Fayetteville, Ga.

Club:
Sky Blue FC

Heather O'Reilly

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:
1/2/1985

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
East Brunswick, N.J.

Club:
FC Kansas City

Christen Press

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:
12/29/1988

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.

Club:
Chicago Red Stars

Christie Rampone

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:
6/24/1975

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Point Pleasant, N.J.

Club:
Sky Blue FC

Megan Rapinoe

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:
7/5/1985

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Redding, Calif.

Club:
Seattle Reign FC

Becky Sauerbrunn

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:
6/6/1985

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

Club:
FC Kansas City

Hope Solo

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
7/30/1981

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Richland, Wash.

Club:
Seattle Reign FC

Abby Wambach

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-11

Birthdate:
6/2/1980

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Rochester, N.Y.

Club:
Unattached

2013 Algarve Cup

GROUP A

Team

GP

W

L

T

GF

GA

GD

Pts

Germany

3

2

0

1

4

1

+3

7

Norway

3

1

1

1

2

2

0

4

Japan

3

1

2

0

3

4

-1

3

Denmark

3

0

1

2

0

2

-2

2

Wednesday, March 6
Norway 2, Japan 0; Stadium Bela Vista; Parchal, Portugal
Denmark 0, Germany 0; Municipal Stadium; Albufeira, Portugal

Friday, March 8
Germany 2, Japan 1; Stadium Bela Vista; Parchal, Portugal
Norway 0, Denmark 0; Stadium Bela Vista; Parchal, Portugal 

Monday, March 11
Japan 2, Denmark 0; Estadio Algarve; Algarve, Portugal
Germany 2, Norway 0; Municipal Stadium; Lagos, Portugal 

GROUP B

Team

GP

W

L

T

GF

GA

GD

Pts

United States

3

2

0

1

9

1

+8

7

Sweden

3

1

0

2

8

3

+5

5

China PR

3

1

1

1

2

6

-4

4

Iceland

3

0

3

0

1

10

-9

0

Wednesday, March 6
United States 3, Iceland 0; Municipal Stadium; Albufeira, Portugal
Sweden 1, China PR 1; Stadium Bela Vista; Parchal, Portugal 

Friday, March 8
United States 5, China PR 0; Municipal Stadium; Albufeira, Portugal
Sweden 6, Iceland 1; Municipal Stadium; Albufeira, Portugal

Monday, March 11
United States 1, Sweden 1; Municipal Stadium; Lagos, Portugal
China PR 1, Iceland 0; Sports Complex Nora; Ferreiras, Portugal 

GROUP C

Team

GP

W

L

T

GF

GA

GD

Pts

Mexico

3

2

1

0

4

1

+3

6

Hungary

3

1

1

1

3

2

+1

4

Wales

3

1

1

1

2

3

-1

4

Portugal

3

1

2

0

2

5

-3

3

Wednesday, March 6
Mexico 1, Hungary 0; Sports Complex Nora; Ferreiras, Portugal
Portugal 2, Wales 0; Municipal Stadium; Antonio, Portugal 

Friday, March 8
Hungary 2, Portugal 0; Municipal Stadium; Antonio, Portugal
Wales 1, Mexico 0; Municipal Stadium; Antonio, Portugal

Monday, March 11
Wales 1, Hungary 1; Municipal Stadium; Quarteira, Portugal
Mexico 3, Portugal 0; Estadio Algarve; Algarve, Portugal 

ELEVENTH-PLACE MATCH

Wednesday, March 13
Portugal 1, Wales 1 (3-1 PKs); Stadium Bela Vista; Parchal, Portugal

NINTH-PLACE MATCH

Wednesday, March 13
Iceland 4, Hungary 1; Stadium Bela Vista; Parchal, Portugal

SEVENTH-PLACE MATCH

Wednesday, March 13
Denmark 3, Mexico 0; Municipal Stadium; Lagos, Portugal 

FIFTH-PLACE MATCH

Wednesday, March 13
Japan 1, China PR 0; Estadio Algarve; Algarve, Portugal

THIRD-PLACE MATCH

Wednesday, March 13
Norway 2, Sweden 2 (5-4 PKs); Municipal Stadium; Lagos, Portugal

FINAL

Wednesday, March 13
United States 2, Germany 0; Estadio Algarve; Algarve, Portugal

 

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