In 2017, the U.S. WNT saw several new faces come into the mix, and faced top-10 opponents throughout its whole schedule. Here we highlight 17 of the most important numerical aspects of this past year:
98 Career goals total at end of 2017 for Carli Lloyd
80 Career goals total at end of 2017 for Alex Morgan
44 Players Ellis saw in at least one training camp in 2017
40 WNT goals scored in 2017
Alex Morgan scored a team-leading 7 goals in 2017.
30 Players that played for the USA in 2017
27 Average age of players that played in at least one match in 2017 for USA
16 Total WNT games played in 2017
13 Goals allowed in 16 matches
11 15,000+ crowds for the USA in 2017
Mallory Pugh (19) and Rose Lavelle (21) were the two youngest players to see playing time with the WNT in 2017.
7 Goals scored by Alex Morgan (best on the team)
6 Players that earned first caps in 2017
6 Goals scored by Julie Ertz (second-most on team)
5 Assists by Megan Rapinoe (best on the team)
With 1,350 minutes, Sauerbrunn played the most minutes on the WNT roster in 2017.
3 Players that played in every game this year (Sam Mewis, Christen Press and Becky Sauerbrunn)
2 Players that started every game this year (Sam Mewis and Becky Sauerbrunn)
1 Players who hit 100 caps in 2017 (Kelley O’Hara)
1 USA’s FIFA Ranking