Women's national team loses opening match to Chile, 27-17

Nov. 23, 2008, 12 a.m. (ET)
The women's national team was defeated in its match against Chile Saturday with a final score of 27-17. USA fell behind in the first half with several turnovers and a porous defense. The team will face Puerto Rico next 4:30 p.m. Sunday, its second match in the PATHF Division I tournament. Puerto Rico lost to Mexico Saturday, 27-20.