College: University of California, Berkeley, '10 ,Political Economy
- 2012 Olympic Games, gold medal
- 2015 FIFA World Cup Champion
- Won inaugural NWSL Championship in 2013 with the Portland Thorns
- Helped the Western New York Flash to the WPS title in the first year of its existence
- Scored the winning goal in the final of the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, helping the U.S. win the championship
- Breakout performance at the 2011 World Cup, coming off the bench in five of six matches and scored in the semifinal and final matches
- Tied for third all-time in school history with 45 goals
Fun Facts: Graduated in December 2010, a semester early, with a degree in political economy ... Has a cat named Brooklyn with six toes on each of its front feet ... Studied abroad in Madrid in the summer of 2009 ... Has her motorcycle license ... Enjoys doing yoga
Christen Press Hat Trick Leads U.S. Women’s Soccer To 8-1 Victory Over Romania
Craig Bohnert Nov. 11, 2016
Alex Morgan’s two goals tied gave her 17 for the season to tie Carli Lloyd.
22 Rio Olympians And Paralympians Whose Books You Should Buy
Karen Price Nov. 01, 2016
Celebrate National Author's Day with Team USA.
Red, White & Trending: Oct. 14-20
Jamie MacDonald Oct. 21, 2016
Sydney Leroux comically shares the good (and the bad and the worse) shades of motherhood, Michael Phelps works on his selfie game, Jordan Burroughs (and Shawn Johnson East and Alicia Quinn and a big Team USA fan) are wild about pumpkins, the “Shot Diva” earns an orange honor of her own, Allie Long and Alex Morgan dress up for Las Vegas, Hailey Danisewicz marks her “ampuversary,” Team USA shines for the Women’s Sports Foundation, Jamie Nieto keeps on taking inspiring steps, Allyson Felix stops by LA 2024 and much more.
U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Emerges Dominant In First Post-Rio Match, Heather O’Reilly’s Final Game
Craig Bohnert Sept. 15, 2016
The U.S. defeated Thailand 9-0 as the three-time Olympic champ retired.
U.S. Women's Soccer Team Falls To Sweden In Quarterfinals, Will Not Defend Olympic Title
Associated Press Aug. 12, 2016
Sweden defeated the U.S. in penalty kicks, ending Team USA's attempt at a four-peat.
U.S. Women's Soccer Team Ties Colombia, Wins Group To Advance To Quarterfinal Round
Associated Press Aug. 09, 2016
Crystal Dunn and Mallory Pugh each scored for Team USA in the 2-2 draw.
Best Photos From U.S. Womens Soccer vs New Zealand
Aug. 04, 2016
Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd both scored as the U.S. cruised to victory.
U.S. Women's Soccer Team Defeats New Zealand To Kick Off The Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Associated Press Aug. 03, 2016
Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd each scored to give the U.S. a 2-0 victory.
Red, White & Trending: July 15-21
Jamie MacDonald July 22, 2016
The worst of Team USA's procrastinating packers (you know who you are, Alex Morgan and Ashton Eaton), the best of the Olympic send-offs (candles, best dressed judokas, steak dinners for gymnasts and Jordan Burroughs' sartorial splendor), a legendary poolside pic, a look at Amy Purdy's 'tip toe dance feet,' broken bones and severed tendons and surgeries and sutures, John Orozco's emotional reaction to heartbreak, Sarah Hildebrandt's embrace to fame, Bubba Watson's wild up-and-down, Pokémon Go takes root in Team USA, National Ice Cream Day shenanigans 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.