USWNT: 2019 ID Camp Player Capsules – Defenders and Goalkeepers

For the USWNT’s December 2019 identification camp, head coach Vlatko Andonovski has called up nine defenders and two goalkeepers:

Defenders:

  • Maycee Bell (center back)
  • Malia Berkely (center back or outside back)
  • Imani Dorsey (outside back)
  • Emily Fox (outside back) – probably a scratch
  • Naomi Girma (center back)
  • Sarah Gorden (outside back or center back)
  • Kiara “Kiki” Pickett (outside back)
  • Margaret “Midge” Purce (outside back)

Goalkeepers:

  • Jane Campbell
  • Casey Murphy

This article includes basic summary capsules for each of these players, along with highlights and other useful videos, if available. Continue reading “USWNT: 2019 ID Camp Player Capsules – Defenders and Goalkeepers”

2019 NCAA D1 Championship: Quarterfinal Highlights

On Black Friday, Stanford, UCLA, North Carolina, and Washington State punched their golden tickets to this year’s College Cup.  Stanford and UCLA cruised to victories over BYU and Florida State, respectively, while North Carolina survived a 3:2 back-and-forth match over USC, and Washington State needed a golden goal to vanquish South Carolina.

Thus, Friday’s (December 6th) College Cup semifinal match-ups will be:

  • North Carolina vs. Washington State – 7:00 p.m. EST
  • Stanford vs. UCLA – 9:30 p.m. EST

Both matches will be televised live on ESPNU, as will the Championship match, which is scheduled for Sunday, December 8th, at 8:30 p.m. EST.

Read on for brief recaps and video highlights of all the quarterfinal goals…

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