Current Residence: Hermosa Beach, Calif.
College: University of Florida
- 2012 Olympic Games, Gold
- 2004 Olympic Games, Scored a header in extra time against Brazil in the final to give Team USA the gold medal
- Helped the Florida Gators to the NCAA Final Four in her senior year
- Led NCAA Division I in points per game and goals per game
- Two-time U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year award winner
- Three-time WPS All-Star
Fun Facts: Abby has an English bulldog named Kingston who can ride a skateboard ... Burrito bowls are her favorite thing to eat ... She is the youngest of seven children ... Loves her coffee and newspapers in the morning ... Loves to mountain bike and be outdoors
Red, White & Trending: Dec. 16-22
Jamie MacDonald Dec. 23, 2016
Gifts that keep on giving for Tim Morehouse, an elf crashes USA Diving’s Winter Nationals, Lindsey Vonn and Lexi Thompson show off in the gym, Ronda Rousey keeps social media buzzing, Laurie Hernandez takes emoji status, it’s a daughter’s world for basketball stars Scottie Pippen and Kobe Bryant, Rowdy Gaines earns a broadcasting honor, Tatyana McFadden earns a sunny vacation, Felicia Zhang earns a study break, Team USA’s glad tidings and Simone Manuel on why this is the best time of the year (hint: donuts).
Red, White & Trending: Sept. 9-15
Jamie MacDonald Sept. 16, 2016
NFL and MLB teams honor Team USA, Sydney Leroux’s newborn Cassius Cruz Dwyer and his bassinet-mate pooch are ready to blow up timelines, swimming stars set off for the trip of a lifetime, two skiing stars find two ways to cover the snow and more.
Relive The Moment: U.S. Women's National Team Captures Gold In London
July 15, 2016
Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd helped propel the U.S. to a 2-1 victory over Japan.
Red, White & Trending: July 8-14
Jamie MacDonald July 15, 2016
The G.O.A.T. edition: Another side of living legends Abby, Kobe, Serena, Hope and TD as they made headlines, rallying around Scott Hamilton's CARES Foundation, why track trials were trending on Twitter, Justin Timberlake's Team USA blessing, Hannah Teter tames Tahoe's wake (in a pirate hat), gripping gymnastics drama plays out in real time on Twitter, Boomer Phelps' Instagram takeover and J.J. Watt predicts greatness for Simone Biles.
Red, White & Trending: May 13-19
Jamie MacDonald May 20, 2016
Tim Howard offers a heartfelt goodbye to his adopted overseas home, sportsmanship and shock after USA Triathlon's Rio qualifying, Polina Edmunds' merry month keeps getting better, Abby Wambach earns a lofty title (hint: Dr.), bobsledding wind tunnel shenanigans, Serena selfie shenanigans, Tatyana McFadden's autograph marathon, Charlie Houchin catches croquet fever and more.
Red, White & Trending: March 25-31
Jamie MacDonald April 01, 2016
Water polo WNT paves Road to Rio with funny socks, Gracie Gold warms up for worlds success by shopping, Ali Krieger keeps an eye on Darth Vader at the White House, Michael Phelps throws a baby shower, Hannah Teter readies for spring with an intense workout, a constellation of inspiring women's stars appears in Rancho Mirage, and more.
Red, White & Trending: Jan. 8-14
Jamie MacDonald Jan. 15, 2016
A little love from self-proclaimed-weirdo Shawn Johnson's fiance, Mikaela Shiffrin's comeback puts an emphasis on "back," Skylar Diggins gives back, Team USA gymnasts (and their abs) rock Rio and more.
Viewers’ Picks: 15 Most-Read TeamUSA.org Stories Of 2015
Lisa Costantini Dec. 31, 2015
In a year full of major Team USA news, these stories were the ones you loved the most.
15 Times Team USA Athletes Made Headlines In 2015
Lisa Costantini Dec. 28, 2015
From Caitlyn Jenner to Kobe Bryant, Simone Biles to Ronda Rousey and more, relive the year in headlines.
Top 15 Team USA Women Of 2015
Paul D. Bowker Dec. 21, 2015
Who were the top female athletes across all sports in 2015?