USWNT defeats New Zealand 3-1 behind Julie Ertz brace
The U.S. Women's National Team defeated New Zealand 3-1 with a first half brace from Julie Ertz and a late goal from Alex Morgan in front of a near capacity crowd of 17,301 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. Veteran defender Kelley O'Hara captained the side in her 100th cap for her country.
FIFA approves change of national association for Sofia Huerta
U.S. Soccer has confirmed that Sofia Huerta has been approved by FIFA for a change of national association. Born and raised in Boise, Idaho, Huerta represented Mexico in official competition at the Under-20 National Team level, which required her application for a one-time switch.
USWNT set to host New Zealand in friendlies on Sept. 15 and 19
The U.S. Women’s National Team will resume its 2017 schedule with a pair of friendlies against New Zealand, on Sept. 15 in Denver, Colorado (8 p.m. MT; ESPN2) and on Sept. 19 in Cincinnati, Ohio (7:30 p.m. ET; FS1), thus kicking off its fall schedule which will feature the final six matches of the year.
Jill Ellis names 22-player USWNT roster for friendlies vs New Zealand
U.S. Women's National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named 22 players to the roster for two matches against New Zealand, taking place Sept. 15 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. (8 pm MT on ESPN2) and on Sept. 19 at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati (7:30 ET on FS1). Ellis will name 18 players to suit up for each of the two matches.
USWNT to to play Canada in San Jose, California on November 12
The U.S. Women's National Team will face Canada on Nov. 12 at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif., in the second of a two-game, home-and-away series of friendlies to end the USA's 2017 schedule. The game will start at 6 p.m. PT and will be broadcast on FS1.
USWNT to host Korea Republic in pair of October friendlies
The U.S. Women’s National Team will face the Korea Republic in two friendly matches, the first on Oct. 19 (7 p.m. CT; FS1) at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, and then again on Oct. 22 at Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C. (2 p.m. ET; ESPN).
USWNT earns dominant 3-0 win vs Japan to finish Tournament of Nations
The U.S. Women's National Team claimed its second consecutive win to clinch second place at the 2017 Tournament of Nations with a dominant 3-0 win against Japan in front of 23,161 fans at StubHub Center. Australia was crowned champions following a 6-1 win against Brazil for a perfect 3-0-0 tournament record.
USWNT to host New Zealand in two September friendlies
The U.S. Women's National Team will take on New Zealand this fall in two friendly matches with the first on September 15 (8 p.m. MT; ESPN2) at Dick's Sports Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado, followed by a second game on September 19 (7:30 p.m. ET; FS1) at Nippert Stadium on the campus of the University of Cincinnati.
USWNT to play two-game set of friendlies vs. Canada in November
The U.S. Women's National Team will play a two-game home-and-away series against Canada in November. The first match will be played on November 9 at BC Place in Vancouver and will kick-off at 7 p.m. PT. The teams will then travel to the USA and meet again on November 12 at a venue to be determined.