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Ellis names 28-player roster for Mexico friendlies

Ellis names 28-player roster for Mexico friendlies

The Equalizer Staff August 29, 2014 183

Jill Ellis has named her 28-player roster for the United States women’s national team’s two September matches vs. Mexico. The roster includes most of the usual faces, but also marks another return for midfielders

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Report: USWNT to miss part of 2015 NWSL season for residency camp

Report: USWNT to miss part of 2015 NWSL season for residency camp

The Equalizer Staff August 24, 2014 18

The inevitable is getting closer and closer to reality: Expect to see very little of U.S. women’s national team players — or any national team players — in the NWSL in 2015 prior to

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USWNT rolls past Switzerland in first-ever meeting

USWNT rolls past Switzerland in first-ever meeting

The Equalizer Staff August 20, 2014 229

CARY, N.C. — The United States women’s national team defeated Switzerland, 4-1 on Wednesday at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C., extending the Americans’ home unbeaten streak to 85 games. Megan Rapinoe, Carli Lloyd,

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USWNT’s, Chicago’s Johnston confident after successful rookie year

USWNT’s, Chicago’s Johnston confident after successful rookie year

Jennifer Gordon August 20, 2014 7

Chicago Red Stars rookie Julie Johnston’s first season in NWSL started and ended much the same way. The Phoenix, Ariz., native scored both the first and last goal of the year for her club

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USWNT set for first-ever match vs. Switzerland

USWNT set for first-ever match vs. Switzerland

Jennifer Gordon August 20, 2014 70

CARY, N.C. — The U.S. women’s national team finds itself in unusual territory heading into the match against Switzerland. While the Americans have played a considerable number of games in the team’s 29-year history,

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Report: USWNT to play in Brazil tournament in December, against France again in February

Report: USWNT to play in Brazil tournament in December, against France again in February

The Equalizer Staff August 19, 2014 5

The United States women’s national team will reportedly play in a December tournament in Brazil against the hosts, Argentina and China. Another meeting with world No. 4 France is also reportedly on tap for

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Wambach, Morgan, Long take Ice Bucket Challenge

Wambach, Morgan, Long take Ice Bucket Challenge

The Equalizer Staff August 19, 2014 4

The Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS — Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s diseas after the baseball player brought attention to it in 1939 — has taken the Internet

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Early U-20 World Cup exit highlights technical needs of USWNT

Early U-20 World Cup exit highlights technical needs of USWNT

Jeff Kassouf August 17, 2014 85

Championship moments. It’s a phrase Tony DiCicco, now a commentator for ESPN, has used often throughout this FIFA 2014 U-20 Women’s World Cup. To win the increasingly competitive tournament, it’s about not only creating

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Reigning champs USWNT fall to Korea DPR in U-20 WWC quarterfinals

Reigning champs USWNT fall to Korea DPR in U-20 WWC quarterfinals

Jeff Kassouf August 16, 2014 105

The United States will not repeat as U-20 Women’s World Cup champions after losing to Korea DPR, 3-1 in penalty kicks on Saturday in the quarterfinals in Toronto after a 1-1 draw through extra

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US, Germany advance to quarterfinals with wins

US, Germany advance to quarterfinals with wins

The Equalizer Staff August 12, 2014 25

The United States advanced to the quarterfinals of he U-20 Women’s World Cup on Tuesday with a 3-0 win over China. The Americans go through as runners-up in Group B behind Germany, who beat

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