Hope Solo


TwitterFacebookName: Hope Solo
Sport: Soccer
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5’9”
Current Residence: Richland, Wash.
College: University of Washington

Olympic Experience:
  • 2008 Olympic Games, gold medal
  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold medal
Career Highlights:
  • She was one of four U.S. players to play every minute and made key saves along with consistent overall play throughout the 2011 World Cup, winning the Golden Glove as the top keeper at the WWC
  • In the first match of the year, she became the first U.S. goalkeeper to save two penalty kicks during regulation time, twice stopping Iceland spot kicks in the opening game of the 2010 Algarve Cup
  • Finished seventh in the voting for FIFA 2010 Women’s World Player of the Year
  • Was in goal for the USA in the championship game of 2008 Four Nations Tournament and the 2008 Algarve Cup, the crucial semifinal victory in Olympic Qualifying that sent the USA to China, and the championship game of the Peace Queen Cup in South Korea

Fun Facts: At one time thought she would be a field player in soccer or play basketball in college ... Interests outside of soccer include beach volleyball, snowboarding and reading ... Grew up camping, so she loves boating on lakes and anything outdoors ... Another hobby is remodeling her 70-year-old home ... Her family owns four chickens

Learn more:  
US Soccer

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