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Meet Team USA: Soccer

Becky Sauerbrunn and Meghan Klingenberg
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Meet Team USA: Soccer

Meet the women's soccer team that will represent the U.S. at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. 

The U.S. men's soccer team failed to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. After finishing third in the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament, the U.S. played a two-match series against Colombia for the final spot in the Olympic field. The team lost 3-2 on aggregate and will miss out on the Olympics for the second straight Games. 

The U.S. women's soccer team qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games through the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament.  The U.S. women won the tournament by defeating Canada in the final. The team did not allow a goal in its five matches. 

 

Here is the women's roster:

Goalkeepers: Hope Solo (2008, 2012 Olympian), Alyssa Naeher 

Defenders: Kelley O’Hara (2012 Olympian), Julie Johnston, Becky Sauerbrunn (2012 Olympian), Meghan Klingenberg, Ali Krieger, Whitney Engen

Midfielders: Carli Lloyd (2008, 2012 Olympian), Tobin Heath (2008, 2012 Olympian), Morgan Brian, Lindsey Horan, Allie Long, Megan Rapinoe (2012 Olympian)

Forwards: Alex Morgan (2012 Olympian), Christen Press, Crystal Dunn, Mallory Pugh

Alternates: Samantha Mewis, Emily Sonnett, Ashlyn Harris, Heather O'Reilly 

Learn more about each athlete here

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