Tonight, the USWNT added another win to record! The final score was 10-0 with 5 goals by Crystal Dunn, a goal by Carli Llyod, a goal by Kelley O’Hara, a goal by Sam Mewis, a own-goal forced by Mallory Pugh and a goal by Christen!
Watch Christen’s goal below:
The USWNT played against Mexico in their second match during the Women’s Olympic Qualifiers in Dallas, Texas on February 13th. Carli Lloyd kicked a PK which was saved by Mexico’s goalkeeper but the ball rebounded and Lloyd scored. The USWNT ended up with the win and is now secured a spot in the semifinals.
WATCH: Christen Press hits the post. #USWNT 9, Mexico 0. 👇
— NBC Sports (@NBCSports) February 13, 2016
Yesterday, the USWNT played Costa Rica in their first Olympic qualifying game at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. The USWNT won with the final score being 5-0 with goals from Alex Morgan, Carli Llyod, Crystal Dunn and Christen Press! You can view pictures from the game below as well as watch Christen’s very impressive goal!
Here are the 20 players Ellis selected to try and get the job done:
GOALKEEPERS: Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars), Hope Solo (Seattle Reign FC)
DEFENDERS: Jaelene Hinkle (Western New York Flash), Julie Johnston (Chicago Red Stars), Meghan Klingenberg (Portland Thorns FC), Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit), Kelley O’Hara (Sky Blue FC), Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City), Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns FC)
MIDFIELDERS: Morgan Brian (Houston Dash), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC), Carli Lloyd (Houston Dash), Samantha Mewis (Western New York Flash)
FORWARDS: Crystal Dunn (Washington Spirit), Stephanie McCaffrey (Boston Breakers), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride), Christen Press (Chicago Red Stars), Mallory Pugh (Real Colorado)
Yesterday, the USWNT played against the Republic of Ireland at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. Christen didn’t start but later subbed for Carli Llyod who had another Hat Trick. Christen also had an assist to 17 year old Mallory Pugh who earned her first cap as well as scored her first international goal! The final score was 5-0.