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Hope, U.S. Blank Colombia, Advance to Quarterfinals

It was an uneventful game for Hope Solo, but it was a historic one, too. No. 1 had only two routine saves in the United States' 2-0 win over Colombia Monday, a victory that sent the Americans into the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup. But the match marked Hope's 174th international appearance, moving her [...]

By | 2015-06-23T17:46:01+00:00 23 June 2015|News, USWNT|0 Comments

Hope Notches Second Shutout in Win Over Nigeria

Hope Solo made history for the United States Women’s National Team during Tuesday night’s Group D finale at the Women's World Cup, and she did so exactly how she and her team hoped: with a shutout victory. Hope made her 173rd international appearance for the USWNT, tying legendary U.S. goalkeeper Briana Scurry for most in [...]

By | 2015-06-17T19:38:09+00:00 17 June 2015|News, USWNT|0 Comments

Solo Keeps Sweden Scoreless in 0-0 Draw

Hope Solo and the United States Women's National Team found themselves locked in a defensive battle against Sweden in their second of three Group D contests at the 2015 Women's World Cup on Friday, and one late play on the goal line spelled the difference between a draw and defeat for the USWNT. In the [...]

By | 2015-06-13T18:08:42+00:00 13 June 2015|News, USWNT|0 Comments

Hope’s Clutch Save Highlights 0-0 Draw

The United States Women’s National Team didn’t have their usual explosive offense in their final World Cup warm-up game, but Hope Solo came through with a masterful save at the end to preserve a nil-nil draw. No. 1 made a terrific diving save during the final seconds of stoppage time, preventing what would’ve been the [...]

By | 2015-06-01T22:04:06+00:00 01 June 2015|News, USWNT|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2015-05-26T21:36:51+00:00 26 May 2015|News, Seattle Reign, USWNT|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2015-05-20T19:08:16+00:00 20 May 2015|News, USWNT|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2015-05-12T21:52:03+00:00 12 May 2015|News, USWNT|1 Comment

USWNT Supporters Happy for Hope’s Return

Last week, Hope Solo launched her new blog with a post titled "A Promising Start," which told the story of her return to the U.S. Women's National Team after a 30-day suspension. Hope spoke on her time away from the team, the changes she has made in her life away from soccer, the squad's dominant run through [...]

By | 2015-03-30T20:37:07+00:00 30 March 2015|News, USWNT|0 Comments