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2018 Tournament of Nations

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Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
4-1 W Toyota Park; Bridgeview, Ill. 18,309 Lavelle, Ertz, Heath, Morgan
1-1 D Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field; East Hartford, Conn. 21,570 Horan
4-2 W Children’s Mercy Park; Kansas City, Kan. 18,467 (so) Morgan(3), Rapinoe

2018 Tournament of Nations - July 26-Aug. 2, 2018 - Kansas City | East Hartford | Chicago

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 5-10 Menlo Park, Calif. Stanford
D 5-1 Rockville Centre, N.Y. NC Courage
GK 5-9 Salina, Kan. Portland Thorns FC
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
M 5-8 Northport, N.Y. Seattle Reign
D 5-3 Birmingham, Ala. NC Courage
M 6-0 Hanson, Mass. NC Courage
F 5-7 Diamond Bar, Calif. Orlando Pride
GK 5-9 Stratford, Conn. Chicago Red Stars
F 5-7 Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. Utah Royals FC
F 5-7 Redding, Calif. Seattle Reign FC
F 5-4 Lake Forest, Calif. Utah Royals 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
M 5-4 Camarillo, Calif. NC Courage

2018 Tournament of Nations - July 26-Aug. 2, 2018 - Kansas City | East Hartford | Chicago

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

Tierna Davidson

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Menlo Park, Calif.

Club:
Stanford

Crystal Dunn

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-1

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Rockville Centre, N.Y.

Club:
NC Courage

Adrianna Franch

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Salina, Kan.

Club:
Portland Thorns FC

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

Allie Long

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Northport, N.Y.

Club:
Seattle Reign

Merritt Mathias

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-3

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

Club:
NC Courage

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

Christen Press

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.

Club:
Utah Royals FC

Megan Rapinoe

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Redding, Calif.

Club:
Seattle Reign FC

Amy Rodriguez

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Lake Forest, Calif.

Club:
Utah Royals 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

McCall Zerboni

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Camarillo, Calif.

Club:
NC Courage

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
United States
2 1 0 1 5 3 2 4
Australia
2 1 0 1 4 2 2 4
Brazil 2 1 1 0 3 4 -1 3
Japan 2 0 2 0 3 6 -3 0

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
July 26 Brazil vs. Australia 1-3 Children’s Mercy Park; Kansas City, Kan.
July 26 United States vs. Japan 4-2 Children’s Mercy Park; Kansas City, Kan.
July 29 Japan vs. Brazil 1-2 Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field; East Hartford, Conn.
July 29 United States vs. Australia 1-1 Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field; East Hartford, Conn.
Aug. 2 Australia vs. Japan 2-0 Toyota Park; Bridgeview, Ill.
Aug. 2 United States vs. Brazil 4-1 Toyota Park; Bridgeview, Ill.

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.
Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field; East Hartford, Conn.
Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field; East Hartford, Conn.

U.S. Women's National Team - 2018 Tournament of Nations Stats

Updated through Aug. 2, 2018
Record: 2-0-1

Player

Pos

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Y/R

Brian, Morgan M 2 2 108 0 0 0/0
Dahlkemper, Abby D 3 2 171 0 0 0/0
Davidson, Tierna D 2 2 180 0
0 0/0
Dunn, Crystal F 3 3 265 0 0 1/0
Ertz, Julie  M 3 3 244 1 0 0/0
Franch, Adrianna GK 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Harris, Ashlyn GK 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Heath, Tobin F 3 2 179 1 1 0/0
Horan, Lindsey M 3 3 254 1 1 0/0
Lavelle, Rose M 3 1 82 1 0 0/0
Lloyd, Carli M 3 0 30 0 0
0/0
Long, Allie M 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Mathais, Merritt D 0 0 0  0 0 0/0
Mewis, Samantha M 1 0 16 0 0 0/0
Morgan, Alex F 3 3 252 4 1 0/0
Naeher, Alyssa GK 3 3 270 0 0 0/0
Press, Christen F 3 1 71 0 0 0/0
Rapinoe, Megan F 3 3 244 1 3 0/0
Rodriguez, Amy F 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Sauerbrunn, Becky D 2 2 180 0 0 0/0
Short, Casey D 3 0 46 0 0 0/0
Sonnett, Emily D 3 3 259 0 1 0/0
Zerboni, McCall M 3 0 117 0 0 0/0
Own Goal 0
Totals
3 3 270 9 7 1/0
Opponent Totals
3 3 270 4 3 5/0

2018 Tournament of Nations Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T

Franch, Adrianna 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0
Harris, Ashlyn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0
Naeher, Alyssa 3 3 270 9 4 0 1.33 2-0-1
Totals 3 3 270 9 4 0 1.33 2-0-1
Opponent Totals 3 3 270 4 9 0 3.00 0-2-1
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