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!
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.
Also, Christen attempted to score but the ball hit the goal post. You can view it below:
WATCH: Christen Press hits the post. #USWNT 9, Mexico 0. 👇
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!
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.
Christen Press is a woman very, very familiar with L.A.—she was born in the City of Angels, after all. While the US Women’s World Cup Champion and Olympic probable was born and raised in Palos Verdes, she’s constantly traveling for the game she loves, so calls the world at large her home. As one of the youngest players on the US Women’s National Soccer roster, Christen earned the respect of her teammates in the opening game of the World Cup when she scored a goal, leading her team to a victory over Australia and advancing them in the tournament. Throughout the rest of the tournament, Christen remained a crucial contributor and a leader on and off the field. Even with the USWNT recent “Victory Tour” around the country, Christen has consistently been scoring goals and even had a hat-trick. When the Stanford-educated athlete isn’t on the field, you can find her blogging, meditating, spending time with family or playing with her two rescue dogs. Here, this Olympic hopeful shares her haute secrets to Los Angeles.
Where were you born: Cedars Sinai
How long in LA: Born and raised! Until college…
Neighborhood: Palos Verdes
Occupation: professional footballer
Favorite Restaurant: MB Post
Best Sushi: Katsuya
Best dessert: creme brûlée
Best place for a romantic date: Geoffrey’s
Best Sunday brunch: The Attic, Long Beac
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend? Terrenea
Favorite shopping venue/boutique: Cami
Favorite place to buy jewelry/watches: Catbird NYC
Favorite Charity Event: Grassroot Soccer Annual Gala
Favorite Cultural Event: Jazz Fest
Best Pizza: Chicago style
Best Lunch: Abigail
Best Gym/Athletic Facility: Equinox
Describe your city in three words: Special, serene, hidden
All-around favorite spot in Los Angeles: Manhattan Beach
Best Aspect of Los Angeles: Great weather great people great food!
Christen Press (born December 29, 1988) is an American professional soccer forward. She currently plays for the Chicago Red Stars of the National Women's Soccer League and the USWNT. Press previously played for magicJack of Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) as well as Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC and Tyresö FF of the Swedish Damallsvenskan. She was a 2010 Hermann Trophy recipient and holds the all-time scoring record at Stanford University. She played in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup for the United States national team. [More Info]
United States Woman's National Team Number: 12
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