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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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How the U.S. WNT Qualified for France 2019

Ahead of the Draw for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup which is set for Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 (coverage starts at 11:30 p.m. ET on FS2 and the FOX Sports App and at 11:55 a.m. ET on Telemundo and Universo,), we take a look back at how the U.S. WNT qualified for next summer’s premier showcase for women’s soccer. The U.S. Women’s National Team put on a dominant performance at Read more
WNT Nov 30, 2018
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The U.S. WNT has Qualified to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup! Are YOU Going?

The U.S. Women’s National Team defeated Jamaica, 6-0 on Oct. 14, 2018, in the semifinal of the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship to earn a berth to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France next summer.  The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cupwill mark the eighth consecutive World Cup appearance for the USA, which has participated in every World Cup that has been contested Read more
WNT Nov 30, 2018

Making the Case: Megan Rapinoe, 2018 Female Player of the Year

On Nov. 20, U.S. Soccer announced the five nominees for 2018 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year. This year's nominees are midfielders Julie Ertz and Lindsey Horan; and forwards Tobin Heath, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe. Today we conclude our “Making the Case” series with our fifth nominee, Megan Rapinoe. If 2017 was the year that brought us a post-ACL, fully-recovered Megan Ra Read more
WNT Nov 30, 2018

Making the Case: Alex Morgan, 2018 Female Player of the Year

On Nov. 20, U.S. Soccer announced the five nominees for 2018 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year. This year's nominees are midfielders Julie Ertz and Lindsey Horan; and forwards Tobin Heath, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe. In the fourth edition of our “Making the Case” series to highlight each of the candidates, we feature Alex Morgan. After closing out 2017 on a goal scoring rol Read more
WNT Nov 29, 2018

Making the Case: Lindsey Horan, 2018 Female Player of the Year

On Nov. 20, U.S. Soccer announced the five nominees for 2018 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year. This year's nominees are midfielders Julie Ertz and Lindsey Horan; and forwards Tobin Heath, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe. As we continue “Making the Case” for each of the candidates, today we feature Lindsey Horan. Named the 2018 NWSL MVP and to the NWSL Best XI for the Portland Read more
WNT Nov 28, 2018

Making the Case: Tobin Heath, 2018 Female Player of the Year

On Nov. 20, U.S. Soccer announced the five nominees for 2018 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year. This year's nominees are midfielders Julie Ertz and Lindsey Horan; and forwards Tobin Heath, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe. Today, we continue “Making the Case” with Tobin Heath. U.S. Women’s National Team forward Tobin Heath has always been one of the USA’s most enterta Read more
WNT Nov 27, 2018

18 Numbers for the WNT in 2018

In a year that started with a training camp in Los Angeles followed by the first game of the schedule in San Diego and ended with a match in chilly Glasgow, Scotland, the U.S. Women’s National Team navigated 20 matches in 11 states and two countries to put together a year that will go down as one of the most successful in program history. Not only did the team achieve its most important g Read more
WNT Nov 19, 2018

Alex Morgan is Scoring Goals and That’s Good for Everyone (Except Those Playing Against Her)

Alex Morgan is in the business of scoring goals. And business is booming. In her last 26 games playing for the U.S. Women’s National Team, Morgan has scored 25 times. They’ve come in a multitude of ways – from the penalty spot, headers, blistering drives and breakaways. She’s scored game-winners and braces, against Japan on July 26 at the 2018 Tournament of Nations, she Read more
WNT Nov 13, 2018

2019 Road to France: By the Numbers

The U.S. Women’s National Team swept all five games at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship to qualify for the 2019 Women’s World Cup and collect the 12th regional title in the team’s history. Here is a look at the USA’s World Cup Qualifying campaign: By the Numbers 0   Goals conceded throughout the tournament (5 games) 1   Number of U.S. hat tricks du Read more
WNT Oct 22, 2018

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

BTC: “You’ve Got to Earn It” – USA Qualifies for 2019 WWC and Wins 2018 Concacaf Title

The U.S. Women’s National Team not only got the job done in Frisco, Texas, but did it in style, rolling through group play and qualifying for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup by winning its semifinal match against Jamaica. The USA then won the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship by downing Canada in a tough title match. In this episode of Behind the Crest, Presented by Volpi Foods, U.S. WNT head coach Jill Ellis credits her players, her staff and the group of scouts in coming together to accomplish collective success. Read more
WNT Oct 22, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Schedule

Results

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