USWNT: The Forwards Situation for the 2012 Olympics

The deadline for Olympic rosters is two months away and Pia Sundhage has some challenging decisions to make regarding which players are included in the final roster for the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) and which players are left out.

In this first post of a potential series, the situation regarding forwards is examined. Continue reading “USWNT: The Forwards Situation for the 2012 Olympics”

Americans Abroad: Sarah Hagen, Niki Cross, and Gina Lewandowski All Score in German Cup Semifinals

On Sunday and Monday, three Americans participated in the semifinals of the DFB-Pokal der Frauen, or Women’s German Cup. Each of the three Americans — Gina Lewandowski of FFC Frankfurt plus Sarah Hagen and Niki Cross of FC Bayern Munich — scored key goals and helped their teams advance to the German Cup final, which will be held on May 12th in Cologne at the RheinEnergieStadion.

(Quick match summaries and links to video highlights after the jump.) Continue reading “Americans Abroad: Sarah Hagen, Niki Cross, and Gina Lewandowski All Score in German Cup Semifinals”

Sarah Hagen Scores Twice in Bundesliga Debut

Sarah Hagen debuted for Frauen-Bundesliga side FC Bayern Munich on Sunday in their match against┬áSC Freiburg. It took just 23 minutes for Hagan to score her first professional goal, which proved to be the game-winner in her squad’s 3-0 win. Continue reading “Sarah Hagen Scores Twice in Bundesliga Debut”