Posts Tagged ‘ 2012 olympics ’

USWNT: 6 Things We Learned from Win over New Zealand

August 4, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team defeated New Zealand 2-0 on Friday morning to advance from the Olympic quarterfinals. They will now meet Canada on Monday afternoon at 2:45 ET in the semifinals. Here are six things we learned from the game. Rachel Buehler was much better Buehler, who tends to bear the brunt...

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USWNT: 4 Keys to Beating Canada in Olympic Semi-Final

August 4, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team continued their unbeaten Olympic run on Friday morning beating New Zealand 2-0 in the quarterfinals. Their next match will be against Canada in the Olympic semi-finals Monday afternoon at 2:45 ET. Here are four keys for the USWNT to beat Canada and advance to the Olympic gold medal...

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USWNT: 3 Thoughts from Win over North Korea

July 31, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team defeated North Korea 1-0 on Tuesday, rounding out group play undefeated. In the process of winning the game, the USWNT put on a thoroughly dominating display, despite the low score, controlling possession for the overwhelming majority of the game. Here are three thoughts on the win. The U.S....

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USWNT Tops Colombia 3-0 to Guarantee Advancement to Olympic Quarterfinals

July 29, 2012
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On Saturday morning, the USWNT took another step towards its goal of Olympic Gold, soundly beating Colombia in the second game of group stage play and guaranteeing itself a berth in the Olympic quarterfinals. Here are five thoughts from the game. Tobin Heath has surpassed Heather O’Reilly Shortly before the World Cup began, in...

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USWNT Shows Resilience in Win over France

July 25, 2012
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In a tough opening match for both teams, the United States Women’s National Team was able to grind out a hard-fought 4-2 victory over a tenacious French team to open up Olympic play. The win puts the USWNT at the top of Group G and in a strong position to win their group with...

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