U-18 USWNT: Rewatch Guide for the USA’s 2020 “Tricontinental Cup” Matches

The Under-18 United States Women’s National Team, with an ad hoc roster of 2002-born players not in the immediate mix for the U-20 USWNT squad that will be playing in CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championship later this month, fared well in its three matches of the “Tricontinental Cup,” earning shutouts against China PR and Norway, while losing by a goal to the Netherlands in their final match.

In this article:

  • Table of Minutes Played, with Goals and Assists
  • Basic summaries for each match (line-ups, substitutions, goals)
    • with links to the Periscope replays
  • A numerical shirt number guide

For a look at the USA’s roster for these matches, see  U-18 USWNT: 20 Players Called In For Friendly Tournament against China PR, Netherlands, and Norway U-18 WNTs.

Notes:

  • Dasia Torbert was used as a midfielder in the first match, coming in as an early substitute against China PR, and then started as a center back in the final two matches.
  • Sally Menti, who was listed as a defender, played as a winger (wide forward) in her only match of the camp, against Norway.
  • The only players to start all three matches were center back Karly Reeves, who netted 2 goals, plus midfielders Aislynn Crowder, who had a goal and an assist, and Emily Mathews.

Summary Statistics

The following table is sorted by position, then in order of total minutes played.  Two player’s general positions have been changed from the published roster:  Dasia Torbert and Sally Menti.

Up to five substitutes were allowed in each match.

Table 1:  Minutes Played, Plus Goals and Assists

Name                     P.   CHN   NOR   NED   TOTAL | G  A
Mia Justus               GK    90          90    180  |
Leah Freeman             GK          90           90  |
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Karly Reeves             DF    90    77    90    257  | 2
Dasia Torbert         MF/DF    56    90    90    236  |
Nya Harrison             DF          90           90  |
Sydney Jones             DF    90          90    180  |
Samantha Kroeger         DF    90          90    180  |
Madison Perez            DF    90    13          103  |
Nya Harrison             DF          90           90  |
Tabitha LaParl           DF          90           90  |    1
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Emily Mathews            MF    78    60    64    202  |
Aislynn Crowder          MF    45    60    90    195  | 1  1
Margaret Graham          MF    45    90    45    180  | 1
Mollie Griswold          MF    34    30    17     81  | 1
Aki Yuasa                MF    12    30    26     68  |
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Quincy McMahon           FW    78    30    90    198  |
Dilary Heredia-Beltran   FW    90          73    163  |
Michelle Cooper          FW    12    90    45    147  | 2
Reilyn Turner            FW    65    30    45    140  | 1  2
Grace Watkins            FW    25    60    45    130  |    1
Sally Menti              FW          60           60  |

Source:  U.S. Soccer match reports


Match Summaries

U-18 USWNT 2, China PR 0

USA Line-Up:  Mia Justus; Sydney Jones, Karly Reeves, Maddy Perez, Samantha Kroeger; Emily Mathews, Aislynn Crowder, Mollie Griswold; Dillary Heredia-Beltran, Reilyn Turner, Quincy McMahon

USA Substitutions:

  • 35′ – Griswold OUT, Dasia Torbert IN
  • 46′ – Crowder OUT, Maggie Graham IN
  • 66′ – Turner OUT, Grace Watkins IN
  • 79′ – Mathews OUT, Aki Yuasa IN
  • 79′ – McMahon OUT, Michelle Cooper IN

USA Goals: 

  • 7′ – Karly Reeves (unassisted)
  • 65′ – Maggie Graham (Reilyn Turner)

Links: 

U-18 USWNT 5, Norway 0

USA Line-Up:  Leah Freeman; Nya Harrison, Karly Reeves, Dasia Torbert, Tabitha LaParl; Emily Mathews, Aislynn Crowder, Maggie Graham; Sally Menti, Grace Watkins, Michelle Cooper

USA Substitutions:

  • 61′ – Crowder OUT, Mollie Griswold IN
  • 61′ – Mathews OUT, Aki Yuasa IN
  • 61′ – Menti OUT, Quincy McMahon IN
  • 61′ – Watkins OUT, Reilyn Turner IN
  • 78′ – Reeves OUT, Madison Perez IN

USA Goals:

  • 7′ – Michelle Cooper (Grace Watkins)
  • 10′ – Aislynn Crowder (unassisted)
  • 22′ – Karly Reeves (Tabitha LaParl)
  • 53′ – Michelle Cooper (unassisted)
  • 89′ – Mollie Griswold (Reilyn Turner)

Links:

U-18 USWNT 1, Netherlands 2

USA Line-Up: Mia Justus; Sydney Jones, Karly Reeves, Dasia Torbert, Samantha Kroeger; Emily Mathews, Aislynn Crowder, Maggie Graham; Dilary Heredia-Beltran, Grace Watkins, Quincy McMahon

USA Substitutions:

  • 46′ – Graham OUT, Michelle Cooper IN
  • 46′ – Watkins OUT, Reilyn Turner IN
  • 65′ – Mathews OUT, Aki Yuasa IN
  • 74′ – Heredia-Beltran OUT, Mollie Griswold IN

USA Goal:

  • 73′ – Reilyn Turner (Aislynn Crowder)

Netherlands Goals:

  • 10′ – Samantha Van Deimen (unassisted)
  • 70′ – Nikita Tromp (penalty kick)

Links:


Shirt Number Guide

 

  1. Mia Justus (Goalkeeper)
  2. Sally Menti (Forward, Winger)
  3. Samantha “Sam” Kroeger (Left Outside Back)
  4. Tabitha LaParl (Outside Back)
  5. Madison Perez (Center Back)
  6. Emily Mathews (Midfielder)
  7. Quincy McMahon (Forward)
  8. Aislynn Crowder (Midfielder)
  9. Reilyn Turner (Forward, Center)
  10. Margaret “Maggie” Graham (Midfielder)
  11. Dilary Heredia-Beltran (Forward, Wide)
  12. Leah Freeman (Goalkeeper)
  13. Aki Yuasa (Midfielder)
  14. Dasia Torbert (Center Back / Midfielder)
  15. Mollie Griswold (Midfielder)
  16. Sydney Jones (Right Outside Back)
  17. Nya Harrison (Outside Back)
  18. Michelle Cooper (Forward, Wide)
  19. Karly Reeves (Center Back)
  20. Grace Watkins (Forward, Center)