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August 8, 2016

Hope’s Saves Highlight USWNT Victory Over France

In the United States Women’s National Team biggest match of Olympic group play, Hope Solo delivered a spectacular performance to drive Team USA to a vital victory on Saturday afternoon. Hope collected her 200th cap in dominating fashion, holding the third-ranked team in the world off the board for 93 minutes to allow the USWNT to remain undefeated in…

August 4, 2016

Veterans Give USWNT Opening Match Victory

Much of the Olympic spotlight has been placed on the infusion of youth on the United States Women’s National Team roster, but to start the tournament, the veterans led the way for the defending World Cup champions. Hope Solo notched her 102nd clean sheet in international competition, and a pair of mainstays in Carli Lloyd…

April 7, 2016

USWNT Overwhelms Colombia in Connecticut

The relentless offense of the United States Women’s National Team overwhelmed Colombia on one side of the pitch, and Hope Solo kept the sheet clean on the other side of an international friendly victory. In her 194th cap, Hope moved one step closer to a major milestone, posting shutout No. 98 for her career as…

March 7, 2016

Hope Spectacular Saves, Morgan’s Goal Highlight 1-0 Win Over France

The United States Women’s National Team is living on the edge in the SheBelieves Cup, but thanks to some tremendous goalkeeping from Hope Solo and timely scoring from their forwards, they just keep winning. Hope made three saves in Sunday’s matchup with France, including two spectacular stops in the early minutes of the contest, and…

February 22, 2016

USWNT Tops Canada for CONCACAF Title

Hope Solo knew that the Canadian National Team would provide the stiffest challenge yet for the United States Women’s National Team in the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Final. But as she correctly predicted, the American side’s skill was too much to handle. The USWNT fourth consecutive CONCACAF WOQ title with a 2-0 win over Canada, and in…

February 20, 2016

USWNT Clinches Olympic Bid With Shutout Semifinal Win

The United States Women’s National Team booked their tickets for Rio de Janiero, Brazil and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games on Friday night with a semifinal win in the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament. Hope Solo and the Department of Defense pitched yet another shutout and Alex Morgan tallied a hat trick as the U.S….

January 25, 2016

USWNT Opens 2016 With Shutout Win

The Road to Rio and the 2016 Olympic Games began with a win for Hope Solo and the United States Women’s National Team on Saturday in San Diego. The reigning World Cup Champions began their 2016 campaign with a 5-0 shutout in a friendly against the Republic of Ireland at Qualcomm Stadium. The USWNT doesn’t officially begin Olympic qualifying…

December 11, 2015

USWNT Breezes Past Trinidad & Tobago

It was easy riding for Hope Solo and the United States Women’s National team at the Alamodome. The USWNT breezed past Trinidad & Tobago 6-0 in a match where Hope saw just one shot on goal and saved it to keep a clean sheet. The American women are now 6-0-1 on their cross-country World Cup…

September 18, 2015

USWNT Motors Past Haiti in Detroit

Mark down another win on the Victory Tour for Hope Solo and the National Team. Thursday night at Detroit’s Ford Field, the U.S. Women routed Haiti, 5-0, giving Hope and Ashlyn Harris a shared exhibition shutout. Nearly 35,000 fans were in attendance in the Motor City for Hope’s 180th cap, a game the U.S. was…

August 24, 2015

Win in Houston Helps Reign Clinch Home Pitch

Thanks to a decisive shutout victory over the Houston Dash on Friday, and a little help in the standings on Sunday, Hope Solo and the Seattle Reign FC will be at home as they look to earn a berth in the National Women’s Soccer League championship match. No. 1 made two saves to help the Reign…