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U-23 WNT Ends 2018 Thorns Spring Invitational with 1-0 Victory vs. Chicago Red Stars

PORTLAND, Ore. (March 17, 2018) – The U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team defeated the Chicago Red Stars, 1-0, to finish its three-game run at the 2018 Thorns Spring Invitational.

Forward Catarina Macario scored the game-winner on a penalty kick in the 32nd minute for her fourth goal of the tournament. The Stanford freshman scored all the USA’s goals during the three games, tallying in a 2-1 loss to the Houston Dash, scoring both in 2-2 tie with the Portland Thorns and again in the victory against the Red Stars.

Ella Dedrick of Washington State saw her first action in goal for the USA and picked up the shutout.

At the 2017 Thorns Invitational, the USA also went 1-1-1 against NWSL Teams.

For this tournament, U.S. head coach B.J. Snow used a roster of 23 collegiate players and one professional, goalkeeper Bella Geist of the Portland Thorns.

- U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team Match Report-

Match: United States U-23 Women's National Team vs. Chicago Red Stars
Date: March 17, 2018
Competition: 2018 Thorns Spring Invitational
Venue: Merlo Field; Portland, Oregon
Weather: 46 degrees, partly cloudy

Scoring Summary:    1          2          F         
USA                             1          0          1
CHI                              0          0          0

USA – Catarina Macario (penalty kick)          32nd minute           

Lineups:
USA: 1-Ella Dederick; 3-Julia Ashley (11-Ellie Jean, 73), 14-Phoebe McClernon (18-Kaleigh Riehl, 73), 25-Hailie Mace (4-Jamie Cheslik, 46, 16-Paige Monaghan, 83), 15-Tegan McGrady; 24-Parker Roberts (10-Julie James, 61), 8-Jordan DiBiasi (capt.) (23-April Bockin, 73), 6-Jaye Boissiere (2-Dorian Bailey, 33), 13-Catarina Macario (7-Natalie Jacobs, 66), 17-Kayla McCoy (20-Morgan Weaver, 46, 9-Tziarra King, 90), 19-Kristina Fisher (5-Samantha Staab, 33)
Subs not used: 12-Bella Geist, 21-Ella Stevens
Head Coach: B.J. Snow

CHI: 1-Alyssa Naeher; 7-Taylor Comeau, 16-Sam Johnson (13-Lauren Kaskie, 46), 5-Katie Naughton, 22-Megan Buckingham (14-Sarah Gorden, 38), 24-Danielle Colaprico, 3-Arin Gilliland, 11-Sofia Huerta, 15-Michele Vasconcelos (4-Alyssa Mautz, 75); 9-Stephanie McCaffrey (20-Sam Kerr, 64), 19-Summer Green (2-Nikki Stanton, 80)
Subs not used: 12-Yuki Nagasato, 21-Emily Boyd
Head Coach: Rory Dames

Stats Summary: USA / CHI                         
Shots: 9 / 8
Shots on Goal: 5 / 4
Saves: 4 / 4
Corner Kicks: 3 / 6
Fouls: 3 / 7
Offside: 2 / 4

Misconduct Summary:
None

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- U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team Match Report-

Match: United States U-23 Women's National Team vs. Chicago Red Stars
Date: March 17, 2018
Competition: 2018 Thorns Spring Invitational
Venue: Merlo Field; Portland, Oregon
Weather: 46 degrees, partly cloudy

Scoring Summary:    1          2          F         
USA                             1          0          1
CHI                              0          0          0

USA – Catarina Macario (penalty kick)          32nd minute           

Lineups:
USA: 1-Ella Dederick; 3-Julia Ashley (11-Ellie Jean, 73), 14-Phoebe McClernon (18-Kaleigh Riehl, 73), 25-Hailie Mace (4-Jamie Cheslik, 46, 16-Paige Monaghan, 83), 15-Tegan McGrady; 24-Parker Roberts (10-Julie James, 61), 8-Jordan DiBiasi (capt.) (23-April Bockin, 73), 6-Jaye Boissiere (2-Dorian Bailey, 33), 13-Catarina Macario (7-Natalie Jacobs, 66), 17-Kayla McCoy (20-Morgan Weaver, 46, 9-Tziarra King, 90), 19-Kristina Fisher (5-Samantha Staab, 33)
Subs not used: 12-Bella Geist, 21-Ella Stevens
Head Coach: B.J. Snow

CHI: 1-Alyssa Naeher; 7-Taylor Comeau, 16-Sam Johnson (13-Lauren Kaskie, 46), 5-Katie Naughton, 22-Megan Buckingham (14-Sarah Gorden, 38), 24-Danielle Colaprico, 3-Arin Gilliland, 11-Sofia Huerta, 15-Michele Vasconcelos (4-Alyssa Mautz, 75); 9-Stephanie McCaffrey (20-Sam Kerr, 64), 19-Summer Green (2-Nikki Stanton, 80)
Subs not used: 12-Yuki Nagasato, 21-Emily Boyd
Head Coach: Rory Dames

Stats Summary: USA / CHI                         
Shots: 9 / 8
Shots on Goal: 5 / 4
Saves: 4 / 4
Corner Kicks: 3 / 6
Fouls: 3 / 7
Offside: 2 / 4

Misconduct Summary:
None

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