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2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship

Cary, N.C. | Edinburg, Texas | Frisco, Texas

The Journey

The Journey takes fans along for the ride as players make their bid to be part of the U.S. WNT squad at the 2019 FIFA World Cup in France. Read more

Behind the Crest

Behind the Crest takes fans along for the ride as the #USWNT builds towards the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship and seeks qualification for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. Read more
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USA Claims 2018 Concacaf Women's Championship Title with 2-0 Defeat of Regional Rival Canada

FRISCO, Texas. (Oct. 17, 2018) – The U.S. Women’s National Team finished a perfect 5-0-0 run and defeated Canada 2-0 in the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship title game on Wednesday night. It was the sixth regional title for the USA, which outscored opponents 26-0 in the tournament. Like in its previous four games, the USA found the opening goal inside the first 10 minutes of th Read more
WNT Oct 17, 2018
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Lineup Notes: USA vs. Canada for the Concacaf Championship

USA vs. CANADA Date: Oct. 17, 2018 Venue: Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas Broadcast: FS2 & UDN Kickoff: 7 p.m. CT Starting XI vs. Canada: 1-Alyssa Naeher; 5-Kelley O’Hara, 7-Abby Dahlkemper, 4-Becky Sauerbrunn, 19-Crystal Dunn; 8-Julie Ertz, 16-Rose Lavelle, 9-Lindsey Horan; 17-Tobin Heath, 13-Alex Morgan (capt.), 15-Megan Rapinoe Substitutes Available: 2-Emily Sonnett, 3-Saman Read more
WNT Oct 17, 2018
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Five Things to Know About Canada

The U.S. Women’s National Team will look to win its sixth Concacaf Women’s Championship title when it takes on Canada on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. CT. The broadcast will likely start on FS2 and then switch to FS1 depending on the MLB Playoff game. The game will also be broadcast on UDN. Ranked fifth in the world, Canada has an 8-3-0 record in 2018 with the only losses coming to w Read more
WNT Oct 16, 2018
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Preview: USA Meets Canada in Title Match of 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship | Oct. 17 on FS1 at 8 p.m. ET

The U.S. Women’s National Team booked its spot at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup by rolling past Jamaica 6-0 in the semifinal of the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship, and will now look to win its sixth Concacaf Women’s Championship title when it takes on Canada on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. ET. The match broadcast will likely start on FS2 and then switch to FS1 depe Read more
WNT Oct 16, 2018
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WNT Postcards from WCQ

As the U.S. Women's National Team prepares to take on Canada for the 2018 Concacaf Women's Championship, take a look at some favorite photos from the World Cup qualifying campaign.  Read more
WNT Oct 16, 2018

USA Qualifies for 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup with Big Win vs. Jamaica

FRISCO, Texas. (Oct. 14, 2018) – The U.S. Women’s National Team booked its spot at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup by rolling past Jamaica 6-0 in the semifinal of the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship. It will be the eighth consecutive World Cup appearance for the USA, which has appeared in each of the previous seven tournaments that have been contested and winning in 1991 Read more
WNT Oct 14, 2018

Lineup Notes: USA Faces Jamaica with 2019 World Cup Berth on the Line

USA vs. JAMAICA Date: Oct. 14, 2018 Venue: Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas Broadcast: FS1 & UDN Kickoff: 7 p.m. CT Starting XI vs. Jamaica: 1-Alyssa Naeher; 5-Kelley O’Hara, 7-Abby Dahlkemper, 4-Becky Sauerbrunn, 19-Crystal Dunn; 8-Julie Ertz, 16-Rose Lavelle, 9-Lindsey Horan; 17-Tobin Heath, 13-Alex Morgan, 15-Megan Rapinoe (capt.) Substitutes Available: 2-Emily Sonnett, 3- Read more
WNT Oct 14, 2018

With the World Cup Within Reach, It’s Business as Usual for the WNT

Finally, it’s come to this. The U.S. Women’s National Team is set to play Jamaica on Sunday, Oct. 14 (7 p.m. CT; FS1, UDN) in the semifinal of the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship with a ticket to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup on the line. The biggest game of the last two years looms, and 90 minutes separate the U.S. Women’s National Team from earning a spot on Read more
WNT Oct 14, 2018
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Five Things to Know About Jamaica

The U.S. Women’s National Team topped Group A at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship after outscoring opponents 18-0 to book a spot in the crucial semifinal round. Now, the team is set to face Group B runner-up, Jamaica on Oct. 14 (7 p.m. CT; FS1, UDN), with the winner advancing to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Here are five things to know about Jamaica: JAMAICA WOMEN& Read more
WNT Oct 13, 2018
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WCQ Preview: USA Faces Jamaica with 2019 World Cup Berth on the Line | Sunday, Oct. 14 | 8 p.m. ET on FS1, UDN

The U.S. Women rolled through group play at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship with three dominating performances – a 6-0 victory vs. Mexico on Oct. 4 , a 5-0 win vs. Panama on Oct. 7 and a 7-0 win vs. Trinidad & Tobago – to secure its semifinals berth. The USA will now face Jamaica – the second-place finisher of Group B – on Sunday, Oct. 14 (7 p.m. CT; Read more
WNT Oct 12, 2018
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GALLERY: Faces of the WNT

The U.S. Women's National Team is feeling good having reached the semifinals of the 2018 Concacaf Women's Championship after topping Group A with comprehensive, shutout wins vs. Mexico, Panama and Trinidad & Tobago. The U.S. will aim to qualify for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France with a win vs. Jamaica in the semifinals on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. ET (FS1, UDN). Read more
WNT Oct 12, 2018
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WNT Tops Group A After 7-0 Win vs. Trinidad & Tobago at 2018 Concacaf Women's Championship

CARY, N.C. (Oct. 10, 2018) – The U.S. Women’s National Team concluded Group A play at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship with a third consecutive dominating 7-0 victory against Trinidad & Tobago at Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park on a rainy Wednesday night. Almost the entire match was played inside T&T’s defensive third as they pulled 10 player Read more
WNT Oct 10, 2018

Lineup Notes: USA Concludes Group A Play vs. T&T

USA vs. TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Date: Oct. 10, 2018 Venue: Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park; Cary, N.C. Broadcast: FS1 & UDN Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. ET Tonight’s Starting XI vs. Mexico: 1-Alyssa Naeher; 5-Kelley O’Hara, 7-Abby Dahlkemper, 4-Becky Sauerbrunn, 19-Crystal Dunn; 8-Julie Ertz, 16-Rose Lavelle, 9-Lindsey Horan; 17-Tobin Heath, 13-Alex Morgan (capt.), 15-M Read more
WNT Oct 10, 2018

Five Things To Know About Trinidad & Tobago

The U.S. Women earned dominant wins – a 6-0 victory vs. Mexico on Oct. 4 and a 5-0 win vs. Panama on Oct. 7 – in their first two matches of Group A play at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship and have now secured a spot in the semifinal round to be played on Oct. 14 in Frisco, Texas. But before the team heads to the Lone Star State, the U.S. WNT has set its sights on fi Read more
WNT Oct 9, 2018

Depth Continues to be a Key to WNT Success

You’ll hear it from the players and from U.S. WNT head coach Jill Ellis: The talent on U.S. Women’s National Team runs deep. With 20 players on the USA’s roster for World Cup qualifying, the competition for starting positions is intense and productive. It’s a good problem to have. At no point has this been more obvious than through the first two games of the 2018 Conca Read more
WNT Oct 8, 2018

WCQ Preview: USA Looks to Win Group vs. T&T | Oct. 10 | 7:30 P.M. ET on FS1, UDN

With a spot in the semifinal round booked, the U.S. Women’s National Team enters its Group A finale against Trinidad & Tobago (Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. ET on FS1 & UDN) needing a win or a tie to finish atop the group at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship. Panama and Mexico both have three points, but Panama holds a slight edge in goal difference meaning a win or a tie for Pa Read more
WNT Oct 8, 2018

GALLERY: WNT Continues to Cruise Through World Cup Qualifying with 5-0 Win vs. Panama

The U.S. Women's National Team won their second match of the 2018 Concacaf Women's Championship against Panama 5-0 on Sunday, Oct. 7 in Cary, N.C. The tournament serves as the qualifying competition for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. Having booked a semifinal spot, the U.S. will aim to finish atop Group A vs. Trinidad & Tobago on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. ET (FS2, UDN). Read more
WNT Oct 8, 2018

Lloyd Hat Trick Leads USA Past Panama 5-0 at 2018 Concacaf Women's Championship

CARY, N.C. (Oct. 7, 2018) – The U.S. Women’s National Team continued its 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign with another big victory, easily defeating Panama 5-0 at Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park. The game was only the second between the teams at the senior level. The USA scored in the fifth minute on a set piece as a corner kick from Christen Press was headed home b Read more
WNT Oct 7, 2018

Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
2-0 W Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas
Match Guide
6,986 Lavelle, Morgan
6-0 W Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas
Match Guide
7,555 Heath(2), Rapinoe, Ertz, Morgan(2)
7-0 W Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park
Match Guide
3,996 Morgan(2), Lavelle(2), Dunn, Horan, Heath
5-0 W Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park
Match Guide
7,532 Mewis, Lloyd(3), Press
6-0 W Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park
Match Guide
5,404 Rapinoe(2), Ertz, Morgan(2), Heath

U.S. WNT World Cup Qualifying Roster - Oct. 4, 7, 10, 2018 - Cary, N.C.

PLAYER POS. HT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE
M 5-7 St. Simons Island, Ga. Chicago Red Stars
D 5-7 Menlo Park, Calif. NC Courage
D 5-1 Rockville Centre, N.Y. NC Courage
GK 5-9 Satellite Beach, Fla. Orlando Pride
F 5-6 Basking Ridge, N.J. Portland Thorns FC
M 5-9 Golden, Colo. Portland Thorns FC
M 5-7 Mesa, Ariz. Chicago Red Stars
M 5-4 Cincinnati, Ohio Washington Spirit
F 5-8 Delran, N.J. Sky Blue FC
D 5-7 Ventura, Calif. UCLA
M 6-0 Hanson, Mass. NC Courage
F 5-7 Diamond Bar, Calif. Orlando Pride
GK 5-9 Stratford, Conn. Chicago Red Stars
D 5-5 Fayetteville, Ga. Utah Royals FC
F 5-7 Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. Utah Royals FC
F 5-5 Highlands Ranch, Colo. Washington Spirit
F 5-7 Redding, Calif. Seattle Reign FC
D 5-7 St. Louis, Mo. Utah Royals FC
D 5-7 Naperville, Ill. Chicago Red Stars
D 5-7 Marietta, Ga. Portland Thorns FC

U.S. WNT World Cup Qualifying Roster - Oct. 4, 7, 10, 2018 - Cary, N.C.

Morgan Brian

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
St. Simons Island, Ga.

Club:
Chicago Red Stars

Abby Dahlkemper

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Menlo Park, Calif.

Club:
NC Courage

Crystal Dunn

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-1

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Rockville Centre, N.Y.

Club:
NC Courage

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

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

Rose Lavelle

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

Club:
Washington Spirit

Carli Lloyd

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Delran, N.J.

Club:
Sky Blue FC

Hailie Mace

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Ventura, Calif.

Club:
UCLA

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

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

Megan Rapinoe

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Redding, Calif.

Club:
Seattle Reign FC

Becky Sauerbrunn

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

Club:
Utah Royals FC

Casey Short

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

Club:
Chicago Red Stars

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 18 0 18 9
Panama 3 2 1 0 5 5 0 6
Mexico 3 1 2 0 4 9 -5 3
Trinidad & Tobago 3 0 3 0 1 14 -13 0

Group B

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Canada 3 3 0 0 17 1 16 9
Jamaica 3 2 1 0 10 2 8 6
Costa Rica
3 1 2 0 9 4 5 3
Cuba 3 0 3 0 0 29 -29 0

Group A

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
Oct. 4 Trinidad & Tobago vs. Panama 0-3 Sahlen's Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park; Cary, N.C.
Oct. 4 United States vs. Mexico 6-0 Sahlen's Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park; Cary, N.C.
Oct. 7 Panama vs. United States
0-5 Sahlen's Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park; Cary, N.C.
Oct. 7 Mexico vs. Trinidad & Tobago
4-1 Sahlen's Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park; Cary, N.C.
Oct. 10 Panama vs. Mexico 2-0 Sahlen's Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park; Cary, N.C.
Oct. 10 Trinidad & Tobago vs. United States 0-7 Sahlen's Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park; Cary, N.C.

Group B

Date Match Time (ET)/Result
Venue
Oct. 5 Costa Rica vs. Cuba 8-0 H-E-B Park; Edinburg, Texas
Oct. 5 Canada vs. Jamaica 2-0 H-E-B Park; Edinburg, Texas
Oct. 8 Jamaica vs. Costa Rica 1-0 H-E-B Park; Edinburg, Texas
Oct. 8 Cuba vs. Canada 0-12 H-E-B Park; Edinburg, Texas
Oct. 11 Cuba vs. Jamaica 0-9 H-E-B Park; Edinburg, Texas
Oct. 11 Costa Rica vs. Canada 1-3 H-E-B Park; Edinburg, Texas

Semifinals 

Date Match Time (ET)/Result
Venue
Oct. 14 Canada vs. Panama 7-0

Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas

Oct. 14 United States vs. Jamaica 6-0 Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas

Third Place

Date Match Time (ET)/Result
Venue
Oct. 17 Panama vs. Jamaica 2-2 (2-4 PKs) Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas

Final

Date Match Time (ET)/Result
Venue
Oct. 17 Canada vs. United States 0-2 Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas

Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas

Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas

Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas

Toyota Stadium; Frisco, Texas

U.S. Women's National Team - 2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship Stats

Record: 5-0-0 

Updated through Oct. 17, 2018

Player

Pos.

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Y/R

Morgan Brian M 2 1 135 0 0 0/0
Abby Dahlkemper D 5 5 437 0 2 0/0
Crystal Dunn D 4 4 359 1 2 0/0
Ashlyn Harris GK 1 1 90 0 0 0/0
Tobin Heath F 4 4 346 4 2 1/0
Lindsey Horan M 5 4 373 1 5 0/0
Julie Ertz M 5 5 360 2 0 0/0
Rose Lavelle M 5 4 302 3 1 0/0
Carli Lloyd F 4 1 161 3 0 0/0
Hailie Mace D 1 1 90 0 0 0/0
Samantha Mewis M 2 1 119 1 0 0/0
Alex Morgan F 4 4 331 7 0 0/0
Alyssa Naeher GK 4 4 360 0 0 0/0
Kelley O'Hara D 4 4 318 0 0 0/0
Christen Press F 2 2 135 1 2 0/0
Mallory Pugh F 4 1 113 0 0 0/0
Megan Rapinoe F 4 4 315 3 3 0/0
Becky Sauerbrunn D 4 4 360 0 1 0/0
Casey Short D 2 1 91 0 1 0/0
Emily Sonnett D 3 1 145 0 0 0/0
Own Goal



0

Totals
5 5 450 26 19 1/0
Opponent Totals
5 5 450 0 0 5/0

2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T

Ashlyn Harris 1 1 90 5 0 1 0.00 1-0-0
Alyssa Naeher 4 4 360 21 0 4 0.00
4-0-0
Totals 5 5 450 26 0 5 0.00 5-0-0
Opponent Totals 5 5 450 0 26 0 5.20 0-5-0
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