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2016 SheBelieves Cup

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What is the SheBelieves Campaign?

Through dedication, teamwork, perseverance and success, the U.S. WNT players aim to inspire new generations of young girls and women to be better and strive for better. They inspire them to believe. What is SheBelieves? Conceived and developed by the U.S. Women’s National Team players, SheBelieves is a movement to inspire young girls and women and encourage them to accomplish their goals an Read more
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WATCH: U.S. WNT 2016 Year In Review

As we prepare to bid farewell to 2016, we take a look back at the journey of the U.S. Women's National Team over the past year. From joy as the winners of the inaugural SheBelieves Cup to heartbreak in Brazil. From first caps and first goals, to one final game for the legendary HAO. With the long-term sights now set on qualifying for the 2019 Women's World Cup, the U.S. WNT is set to turn the page in 2017 and embark on the long road to France. Read more
WNT Dec 31, 2016
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Making the Case: Alex Morgan, 2016 Female Player of the Year

On Monday, U.S. Soccer announced the five nominees for 2016 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year. This year's nominees include forwards Crystal Dunn and Alex Morgan, midfielders Tobin Heath and Carli Lloyd and defender Becky Sauerbrunn. Today we continue to make the case for each of the candidates with WNT forward, Alex Morgan. After battling injuries in 2014-15, Morgan had a strong 2 Read more
WNT Dec 8, 2016

Breaking Down the WNT’s Top 10 Goals of 2016

In 2016, the U.S. Women’s National Team scored 92 goals so choosing a Top 10 was not an easy task. We selected our "Top 10 Goals of 2016" based on the quality of the goal, the skill of the finish, the importance of the goal and a dash of sentimental value (#ThanksHAO). Tell us, which is your favorite WNT goal of 2016? Did your favorite make the list? 1. Alex Morgan vs. Germany (SheBeliev Read more
WNT Dec 2, 2016

USA Sweeps Through Inaugural SheBelieves Cup

The USA took the title at the first edition of the SheBelieves Cup with wins over three of the top five nations in the World: England, France, and Germany. Read more
WNT Mar 22, 2016
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Three Players, 22 Goals: Alex Morgan

Only nine games deep into 2016, the U.S. Women’s National Team has already qualified for the Olympics, won the 2016 SheBelieves Cup, which featured four of the top five teams in the world, and compiled an unblemished 9-0-0 record while outscoring opponents 32-1. Three players have played major roles in the scoring output as forwards Alex Morgan and Crystal Dunn, and midfielder Carli Lloyd, Read more
WNT Mar 21, 2016
US Soccer

Morgan, Solo and the USA Sweep Awards at 2016 SheBelieves Cup

The U.S. Women’s National Team was crowned 2016 SheBelieves Cup champions on March 9 after a hard-fought 2-1 victory against Germany at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla. The SheBelieves Cup, like most world-class competitions, featured low scoring matches where just one goal or one save could make difference between winning, tying or losing. This proved especially true for the USA in the case Read more
WNT Mar 11, 2016
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Gallery: WNT Crowned 2016 SheBelieves Cup Champion

The U.S. Women’s National Team defeated Germany 2-1 to win the 2016 SheBelieves Cup on Wednesday night at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Florida. Down 1-0 in the first half after a 29th-minute goal from Germany’s Anja Mittag, the USA scored twice in the period to take the lead. Alex Morgan tallied in the 35th and Samantha Mewis scored the title-clenching goal six minutes later in her first Read more
WNT Mar 10, 2016
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USA Defeats Germany 2-1 to Win 2016 SheBelieves Cup

BOCA RATON, Florida (March 9, 2016) – The U.S. Women’s National Team scored two goals in a span of six minutes to defeat Germany 2-1 and win the 2016 SheBelieves Cup in front of a record crowd of 13,501 at FAU Stadium. The USA finished atop the tournament standings with wins against three of the top five teams in the world. The crowd of 13,501 set a new record for an all-women&rsquo Read more
WNT Mar 9, 2016
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Lineup Notes: WNT Seeks 2016 SheBelieves Cup Title Against Germany

2016 SheBelieves Cup USA vs. Germany || March 9, 2016 FAU Stadium – Boca Raton, Fla. Live Broadcast: ESPN 3 Tonight’s U.S. WNT Starting XI vs. Germany: 1-Hope Solo; 11-Ali Krieger, 6-Whitney Engen, 4-Becky Sauerbrunn, 7-Meghan Klingenberg; 3-Samantha Mewis, 14-Morgan Brian, 12-Christen Press, 10-Carli Lloyd (capt.), 16-Crystal Dunn; 13-Alex Morgan Subs: 2-Mallory Pugh, 5-Kelley O'Hara, Read more
WNT Mar 9, 2016

The Meaning Behind the SheBelieves Cup Trophy

The first iteration of every tournament requires the organizer to determine the format, participants, venues, and of course, the grand prize. The 2016 SheBelieves Cup not only allows U.S. fans the opportunity to watch the world’s top-ranked women’s national teams compete, but also leverages success stories from women in sports, business, arts and beyond, that inspire young generations Read more
WNT Mar 9, 2016

Match Preview: USA Faces Germany for SheBelieves Cup Title Tonight - 7:30 p.m. ET | ESPN3

The U.S. Women’s National Team will face Germany in the third and final match of the 2016 SheBelieves Cup, which will serve as a de facto championship game as both teams won their first two matches of the tournament. The USA needs to win to take the tournament title while Germany just needs a tie, as both teams are tied on points and goal difference, but Germany is ahead on the next tie-brea Read more
WNT Mar 8, 2016

Gallery: WNT Shuts Out France 1-0 Following Incredible Ending in Nashville

A dramatic stoppage-time goal from Alex Morgan lifted the U.S. Women’s National Team past France 1-0 in front of a record crowd of 25,363 at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee on March 6. Goalkeeper Hope Solo also had a tremendous performance, making three saves, including a world class stop early in the game when a deflected USA clearance hit the left post and she had to get back on her Read more
WNT Mar 7, 2016

Germany Secures 2-1 Comeback Win vs. England in SheBelieves Cup

NASHVILLE (March 6, 2016) – The Germany Women’s National Team came back from a goal down to defeat the England Women’s National Team 2-1, scoring twice in a seven-minute span near the end of the match to pull out the victory. Forward Toni Duggan staked England to an early 1-0 lead when she tallied in the 9th minute. The goal came off a free kick from Alex Greenwood that was clea Read more
WNT Mar 6, 2016

Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
2-1 W FAU Stadium; Boca Raton, Fla. 13,501 Morgan, Mewis
1-0 W Nissan Stadium; Nashville, Tenn. 25,363 Morgan
1-0 W Raymond James Stadium; Tampa Bay, Fla. 13,027 Dunn

2016 SheBelieves Cup

PLAYER POS. HT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE CAPS/G
D 5-5 Upland, Calif. Seattle Reign 0/0
M 5-7 St. Simons Island, Ga. Chicago Red Stars 69/6
F 5-1 Rockville Centre, N.Y. NC Courage 58/23
D 5-8 Rolling Hills Estates, Calif. Boston Breakers 40/4
GK 5-9 Satellite Beach, Fla. Orlando Pride 14/0
F 5-6 Basking Ridge, N.J. Portland Thorns FC 132/18
D 5-4 Denver, Colo. NC Courage 8/0
M 5-9 Golden, Colo. Portland Thorns FC 44/4
M 5-7 Mesa, Ariz. Chicago Red Stars 58/15
D 5-2 Gibsonia, Pa. Portland Thorns FC 74/3
D 5-6 Dumfries, Va. Orlando Pride 98/1
M 5-8 Delran, N.J. Sky Blue FC 247/98
M 6-0 Hanson, Mass. NC Courage 32/7
F 5-7 Diamond Bar, Calif. Orlando Pride 135/81
GK 5-9 Stratford, Conn. Chicago Red Stars 24/0
D 5-5 Fayetteville, Ga. Utah Royals FC 105/2
M 5-5 East Brunswick, N.J. FC Kansas City 231/47
F 5-7 Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. Utah Royals FC 97/44
F 5-5 Highlands Ranch, Colo. Washington Spirit 20/8
D 5-7 St. Louis, Mo. Utah Royals FC 135/0
GK 5-9 Richland, Wash. Seattle Reign FC 202/0
D 5-7 Marietta, Ga. Portland Thorns FC 13/0

2016 SheBelieves Cup

Lauren Barnes

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Upland, Calif.

Club:
Seattle Reign

Morgan Brian

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
St. Simons Island, Ga.

Club:
Chicago Red Stars

Crystal Dunn

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-1

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Rockville Centre, N.Y.

Club:
NC Courage

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:
Forward

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Basking Ridge, N.J.

Club:
Portland Thorns FC

Jaelene Hinkle

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Denver, Colo.

Club:
NC Courage

Lindsey Horan

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Golden, Colo.

Club:
Portland Thorns FC

Julie Ertz

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

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

Carli Lloyd

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Delran, N.J.

Club:
Sky Blue FC

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:
Stratford, Conn.

Club:
Chicago Red Stars

Kelley O'Hara

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Fayetteville, Ga.

Club:
Utah Royals 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:
Utah Royals FC

Mallory Pugh

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Club:
Washington Spirit

Becky Sauerbrunn

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

Club:
Utah Royals FC

Hope Solo

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Richland, Wash.

Club:
Seattle Reign FC

Emily Sonnett

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

Club:
Portland Thorns FC

Group A

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
United States  3 3 0 0 4 1 3 9
Germany  3 2 1 0 5 2 3 6
England
3 0
2 1
2
4 -2 1
France
3 0
2 1
0
2 -2 1

Group A

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
March 3, 2016 Germany vs. France
1-0
Raymond James Stadium; Tampa Bay, Fla.
March 3, 2016 United States vs. England
1-0
Raymond James Stadium; Tampa Bay, Fla.
March 6, 2016 United States vs. France
1-0
Nissan Stadium; Nashville, Tenn.
March 6, 2016 Germany vs. England 3-2 Nissan Stadium; Nashville, Tenn.
March 9, 2016 France vs. England
0-0
FAU Stadium; Boca Raton, Fla.
March 9, 2016 United States vs. Germany
2-1
FAU Stadium; Boca Raton, Fla.

Format: The winner of the tournament will be based on total points (three for a win, one for a tie), with the tie-breakers in order of: best goal difference then total goals scored, head-to-head record and finally, FIFA ranking.

U.S. Women's National Team - 2016 SheBelieves Cup Stats

Record: 3-0-0 

Player

Pos

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Pts

Y/R

Barnes, Lauren D 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Brian, Morgan M 3 3 270 0 0 0 0/0
Dunn, Crystal F 3 1 90 1 0 2 0/0
Engen, Whitney D 3 1 92 0 0 0 0/0
Harris, Ashlyn  GK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Heath, Tobin M 3 2 210 0 0 0 0/0
Hinkle, Jaelene  D 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Horan, Lindsey M 3 2 176 0 0 0 0/0
Johnston, Julie D 3 1 102 0 0 0 0/0
Klingenberg, Meghan D 3 3 268 0 2 2 0/0
Krieger, Ali D 2 1 90 0 0 0 0/0
Lloyd, Carli M 3 3 270 0 0 0 0/0
Mewis, Sam  M 1 1 60 1 0 2 0/0
Morgan, Alex F 3 3 279 2 0 4 0/0
Naeher, Alyssa  GK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
O'Hara, Kelley D 3 2 174 0 0 0 0/0
O'Reilly, Heather  M 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Press, Christen F 3 1 94 0 0 0 0/0
Pugh, Mallory F 3 2 185 0 1 1 0/0
Sauerbrunn, Becky D 3 3 270 0 0 0 0/0
Solo, Hope GK 3 3 270 0 0 0 0/0
Sonnett, Emily D 1 1 90 0 0 0 0/0
Own Goal 0
Totals
3 3 270 4 3 11 0/0
Opponent Totals
3 3 270 1 1 3 5/0

2016 SheBelieves Cup Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T

Harris, Ashlyn  0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0
Naeher, Alyssa  0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0
Solo, Hope 3 3 270 4 1 2 0.33 3-0-0
Totals 3 3 270 4 1 2 0.33 3-0-0
Opponent Totals 3 3 270 1 4 0 1.33 0-3-0

Updated through March 10, 2016

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