U.S. Soccer

2014 Brasilia International Tournament

National Stadium Mane Garrincha; Brasilia, Brazil
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WNT Ties Brazil 0-0 in Title Game at International Tournament of Brasilia

BRASILIA, Brazil (Dec. 21, 2014) – Playing in steady rain on a saturated pitch, the U.S. Women’s National Team tied Brazil 0-0 in the championship match of the 2014 International Tournament of Brasilia. As Brazil accumulated more points than the USA during the group stage (nine points to the U.S. WNT’s four), Brazil was awarded to the tournament title.  The U.S. finishes run Read more
WNT Dec 21, 2014

WNT Preps for Final Game of 2014

The U.S. Women’s National Team will finish off its 2014 schedule against Brazil in the title game of the International Tournament of Brasilia. The USA will be without three of its fleetest strikers in Alex Morgan (still not cleared for competition while recovering from her ankle injury), Sydney Leroux (suspended due to a red card in the last match) and Christen Press (returned to the USA due to a death in the family), but head coach Jill Ellis and the U.S. team are excited for one of the most difficult challenges in international women’s soccer – facing Brazil in Brazil. Read more
WNT Dec 20, 2014

U.S. WNT Meets Brazil in Tournament Final in Brasilia

2014 International Tournament of Brasilia U.S. Women’s National Team vs. Brazil Mane Garrincha Stadium; Brasilia, Brazil Dec. 21, 2014 U.S. WNT FACES BRAZIL IN TOURNAMENT TITLE GAME: The U.S. Women’s National Team will face Brazil in the title match of the four-game International Tournament of Brasilia on Sunday, Dec. 21. The match comes a week to the day after the USA fell 3-2 to B Read more
WNT Dec 20, 2014

WNT vs. Argentina: Highlights - December 18, 2014

Christen Press (four goals) and Carli Lloyd (three goals) accounted for all of the goal scoring as the U.S. WNT defeated Argentina 7-0 in its final group match of the International Tournament of Brasilia. The victory, combined with Brazil’s win against China later in the evening, gave the USA a berth to the tournament’s title game. Read more
WNT Dec 19, 2014

WNT Defeats Argentina 7-0 in Group Finale of International Tournament of Brasilia

BRASILIA, Brazil (Dec. 18, 2014) – The U.S. Women’s National Team needed to win big to put itself in position to potentially advance to the final of the 2014 International Tournament of Brasilia, and its offense came through. Led by four goals from Christen Press and a Carli Lloyd hat trick, the USA defeated Argentina 7-0 in its third group match at Mane Garrincha Stadium.  Press Read more
WNT Dec 18, 2014

Dunn Preps Brian and Mewis for NWSL

With young U.S. WNT players Morgan Brian and Samantha Mewis having completed their college eligibility and set to be high picks in the 2015 NWSL Draft, Washington Spirit defender Crystal Dunn, who played her rookie season in 2014, sits down with the up-and-coming midfielders to discuss turning pro. Read more
WNT Dec 18, 2014

Unexpected Soccer Tennis

A heavy storm in Brasilia, Brazil, the night before the U.S. WNT’s scheduled match with Argentina on Dec. 17 forced the postponement of the game just hours before kickoff. Undeterred, the U.S. team got in a few highly competitive games of soccer tennis just to get the legs moving. Read more
WNT Dec 18, 2014

USA-Argentina Match Rescheduled for Dec. 18

CHICAGO (Dec. 17, 2014) – The U.S. Women’s National Team’s game against Argentina at the International Tournament of Brasilia was postponed because of inclement weather and poor field conditions at Mane Garrincha Stadium. The match will now be played on Thursday, Dec. 18, with kickoff set for 4:20 p.m. ET.  In addition to the cancellation of Wednesday’s USA-Argentina Read more
WNT Dec 17, 2014

WNT vs. Brazil: Highlights - Dec. 14, 2014

The U.S. WNT was edged out 3-2 by Brazil in its second match at the International Tournament of Brasilia. After early goals by Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe, Marta responded with a hat trick to give the hosts the win. Read more
WNT Dec 15, 2014

WNT Edged 3-2 by Brazil in Second Match at International Tournament of Brasilia

BRASILIA, Brazil (Dec. 14, 2014) – Despite taking an early two-goal lead, the U.S. Women’s National Team lost 3-2 to Marta and  Brazil in the USA’s second match of the 2014 International Tournament of Brasilia. Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe scored early goals for the USA in an action packed game, but Brazilian ace Marta replied with a hat trick for the hosts.  Brazil si Read more
WNT Dec 14, 2014

WNT Takes On Brazil

WNT Dec 13, 2014

U.S. WNT Faces Host Brazil in Brasilia on Dec. 14

2014 International Tournament of Brasilia U.S. Women’s National Team vs. Brazil Mane Garrincha Stadium; Brasilia, Brazil Dec. 14, 2014 U.S. WNT FACES HOST BRAZIL IN SECOND GAME OF TOURNAMENT: The U.S. Women’s National Team prepares for host Brazil in its second match of the four-game International Tournament of Brasilia on Sunday, Dec. 14. Kickoff against Brazil is set for 4 p.m. ET Read more
WNT Dec 13, 2014

U.S. WNT Opens International Tournament of Brasilia with 1-1 Tie vs. China PR

BRASILIA, Brazil (Dec. 10, 2014) – The U.S. Women’s National Team tied China PR 1-1 in its first match of the 2014 International Tournament of Brasilia as Carli Lloyd scored the USA’s lone goal in the 23rd minute. The match was the first of four that the USA will play in this tournament that also features Brazil and Argentina. The top two teams at the end of round-robin play w Read more
WNT Dec 10, 2014

Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
0-0 D National Stadium Mane Garrincha; Brasilia, Brazil 11,000 -
7-0 W National Stadium Mane Garrincha 750 Press-4, Lloyd-3
2-3 L National Stadium Mane Garrincha, Brasilia, Brazil 5,421 Lloyd, Rapinoe
1-1 D National Stadium Mane Garrincha; Brasilia, Brazil 300 Lloyd

2014 International Tournament of Brasilia

PLAYER POS. HT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE CAPS/G
M 5-7 St. Simons Island, Ga. Houston Dash 63/6
D 5-4 St. Louis, Mo. Chicago Red Stars 106/10
F 5-1 Rockville Centre, N.Y. Chelsea FC 55/22
D 5-8 Rolling Hills Estates, Calif. Boston Breakers 40/4
GK 5-9 Satellite Beach, Fla. Orlando Pride 13/0
M 5-6 Basking Ridge, N.J. Portland Thorns FC 132/18
M 5-8 Indianapolis, Ind. FC Kansas City 133/24
D 5-7 Mesa, Ariz. Chicago Red Stars 53/11
D 5-2 Gibsonia, Pa. Portland Thorns FC 70/3
D 5-6 Dumfries, Va. Orlando Pride 98/1
F 5-7 Scottsdale, Ariz. FC Kansas City 75/35
M 5-8 Delran, N.J. Houston Dash 242/97
M 6-0 Hanson, Mass. NC Courage 30/5
F 5-7 Diamond Bar, Calif. Orlando Pride 130/77
GK 5-9 Bridgeport, Conn. Chicago Red Stars 20/0
D 5-5 Fayetteville, Ga. Sky Blue FC 101/2
M 5-5 East Brunswick, N.J. FC Kansas City 231/47
F 5-7 Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. Chicago Red Stars 92/43
D 5-6 Point Pleasant, N.J. Sky Blue FC 311/4
M 5-7 Redding, Calif. Seattle Reign FC 125/33
F 5-4 Lake Forest, Calif. FC Kansas City 130/30
D 5-7 St. Louis, Mo. FC Kansas City 131/0
GK 5-9 Richland, Wash. Seattle Reign FC 202/0
F 5-11 Rochester, N.Y. Unattached 255/184

2014 International Tournament of Brasilia

Morgan Brian

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
St. Simons Island, Ga.

Club:
Houston Dash

Lori Chalupny

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

Club:
Chicago Red Stars

Crystal Dunn

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-1

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Rockville Centre, N.Y.

Club:
Chelsea FC

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:
Midfielder

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Basking Ridge, N.J.

Club:
Portland Thorns FC

Lauren Holiday

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

Club:
FC Kansas City

Julie Ertz

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

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

Sydney Leroux

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Scottsdale, Ariz.

Club:
FC Kansas City

Carli Lloyd

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Delran, N.J.

Club:
Houston Dash

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:
Bridgeport, Conn.

Club:
Chicago Red Stars

Kelley O'Hara

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Fayetteville, Ga.

Club:
Sky Blue 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:
Chicago Red Stars

Christie Rampone

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Point Pleasant, N.J.

Club:
Sky Blue FC

Megan Rapinoe

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Redding, Calif.

Club:
Seattle Reign FC

Amy Rodriguez

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Lake Forest, Calif.

Club:
FC Kansas City

Becky Sauerbrunn

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

Club:
FC Kansas City

Hope Solo

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Richland, Wash.

Club:
Seattle Reign FC

Abby Wambach

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-11

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Rochester, N.Y.

Club:
Unattached

Group Play

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
BRA 3 3 0 0 11 3 7 9
 USA 3 1 1 1 10  4  6 4
CHN 3 1 1 1 8 5 3 4
ARG 3 0 3 0 0 17 -17 0

Group Schedule

Date Match Result/Time (ET) Venue
Wednesday, Dec. 10 China PR vs. USA
1-1 National Stadium Mane Garrincha
Wednesday, Dec. 10
Brazil vs. Argentina 4-0 National Stadium Mane Garrincha
Sunday, Dec. 14 Argentina vs. China PR 0-6 National Stadium Mane Garrincha
Sunday, Dec. 14
Brazil vs. USA 3-2 National Stadium Mane Garrincha
Wednesday, Dec. 18* USA vs. Argentina 7-0 National Stadium Mane Garrincha
Wednesday, Dec. 18*
Brazil vs. China PR 4-1 National Stadium Mane Garrincha
*Rescheduled

Placement Matches

 Date Match Time (ET) Venue
 Sunday, Dec. 21
China vs. Argentina 0-0 National Stadium Mane Garrincha
 Sunday, Dec. 21
Brazil vs. United States 0-0 (Brazil wins tournament based on points earned in group play.) National Stadium Mane Garrincha

U.S. Women's National Team - 2014 Brasilia International Tournament Stats

Record: 1-1-2 

Player

Pos

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Pts

Y/R

Brian, Morgan

M 3 2 1205 0 1 1 1/0

Chalupny, Lori

D 3 3 132 0 1 1 0/0

Dunn, Crystal

D 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

Engen, Whitney

D 1 1 90 0 0 0 0/0

Harris, Ashlyn

GK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

Heath, Tobin

M 4 4 261 0 1 1 2/0

Holiday, Lauren

M 4 4 300 0 0 0 1/0

Jonston, Julie

D 1 0 30 0 0 0 0/0

Klingenberg, Meghan

D 3 3 225 0 0 0 0/0

Krieger, Ali

D 4 2 273 0 1 1 0/0

Leroux, Sydney

F 3 2 178 0 0 0 0/1

Lloyd, Carli

M 4 4 360 4 0 8 0/0

Mewis, Samantha

M 1 0 11 0 0 0 0/0

Morgan, Alex

F 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

Naeher, Alyssa

GK 1 1 90 0 0 0 0/0

O'Hara, Kelley

D 3 1 124 0 0 0 0/0

O'Reilly, Heather

M 3 0 99 0 1 1 0/0

Press, Christen

F 3 2 206 4 0 8 0/0

Rampone, Christie

D 3 3 270 0 0 0 0/0

Rapinoe, Megan

M 3 2 154 1 1 3 1/0

Rodriguez, Amy

F 1 0 16 0 0 0 0/0

Sauerbrunn, Becky

D 4  4   360  0  0  0 0/0

Solo, Hope
 
GK  3   3  270 0  0  0 1/0

Wambach, Abby 

F 4 3  290 0  2 2 2/0

Own Goal


Totals

4 4 360 10 9 29 7/1

Opponent Totals

4 4 360 4 1 9 3/0

2014 Brasilia International Tournament Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T

Harris, Ashlyn

0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0-0-0

Naeher, Alyssa

1 1 90 7 0 1 0.0 1-0-0
Solo, Hope 3 3 270 3 4 1 1.33 0-1-2

Totals

4

4 360 10 4 2 1.33 1-1-2

Opponent Totals

4

4 360 4 10 1 3.33 1-1-2

Updated through Dec. 21, 2014

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