May 26, 2015

Hope Inspires at Seattle #SheBelieves Event

Hope Solo faced a tough question at Seattle’s Space Needle while hosting a United States Women’s National Team “#SheBelieves” event ahead of next month’s FIFA World Cup in Canada. It wasn’t from a reporter—but instead from one of the young girls in the crowd, who asked, “Outside the field, what are the biggest setbacks you’ve had?” It…

May 20, 2015

USWNT, Hope Defeat Mexico in Send-Off Series

In their penultimate game before this summer’s main attraction, Hope Solo and the United States Women’s National Team showed their strength against a World Cup-caliber opponent. Hope erased three of Mexico’s four shots on goal throughout the day en route to a 5-1 rout by the U.S. Sydney Leroux and Abby Wambach finished with two goals apiece. Hope…

May 12, 2015

A Special Mother’s Day for Hope and USWNT

Hope Solo extended her U.S. Women’s National Team record to 83 shutouts during Sunday’s 3-0 friendly victory over Ireland—but the most exciting moment of the match for No. 1 didn’t come during the 90 minutes of game time. The entire USWNT received a mother’s day surprise, as FOX Sports arranged for all the team’s mothers…

May 10, 2015

For Mom

When I was little, our family spent a lot of time on the Columbia River near my home in Richland, Washington. That’s where my mother, Judy, taught me how to kneeboard. I was probably five years old. We’d stand in the water together, me on the kneeboard, my mom next to me, and then the…