Heather O'Reilly

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Heather O'Reilly
Heather O'Reilly Warmup.jpg
Personal information
Full name Heather Ann O'Reilly
Date of birth (1985-01-02) January 2, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Playing position Midfielder/ winger
Club information
Current team
Boston Breakers
Number 9
Youth career
2003–2006 North Carolina Tar Heels
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 New Jersey Wildcats 9 (8)
2009–2011 Sky Blue FC 50 (4)
2012 Boston Breakers (WPSL-E)
2013– Boston Breakers (NWSL) 20 (5)
National team
United States U-19
United States U-21
2002– United States 206 (40)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 27, 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 21, 2014

Heather Ann O'Reilly (born January 2, 1985), also known by her initials HAO, is a member of the United States women's national soccer team and a three-time Olympic gold medalist. She is a midfielder currently playing for the Boston Breakers in National Women's Soccer League.

Early life[edit]

Born to Andrew and Carol O'Reilly, Heather is the youngest of four children. Growing up in East Brunswick Township, New Jersey, O'Reilly attended Saint Bartholomew's School and later played on the girls soccer team at East Brunswick High School.[1] In her four-year career, she scored 143 goals. In 2001, as a junior, she led the team to the New Jersey State High School title.

Throughout high school, O'Reilly was a member of the National Honor Society and played on the school's basketball team. During her senior year, she was named Parade All-American and the Parade National Player of the Year. In 2002, she was named the Gatorade High School National Player of the Year and the National Soccer Coaches Association Player of the Year.[citation needed]

O'Reilly was Soccer America's number one college recruit in the country.[citation needed]

University of North Carolina[edit]

O'Reilly as a Tar Heel.

O'Reilly was an education major at University of North Carolina, where she played forward for the North Carolina Tar Heels women's soccer program from 2003 through 2006. She appeared 97 times for the Tar Heels, scoring 59 goals and assisting on 49 others. She led her team to national championships in 2003 and 2006.

During her senior year, ESPN the Magazine named her the All-American Player of the Year and was awarded the NCAA's Today's Top VIII Award following her senior year.[citation needed]

In 2006, O'Reilly's No. 20 jersey was retired by the program, joining luminaries such as April Heinrichs, Lorrie Fair, Tisha Venturini, Kristine Lilly, Mia Hamm, and 13 others.[citation needed]

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

New Jersey Wildcats, 2004–05[edit]

O'Reilly played for New Jersey Wildcats of W-League from 2004 to 2005, winning the championship in 2005.[citation needed]

Sky Blue FC, 2009–11[edit]

O'Reilly playing for Sky Blue FC, 2010.

O'Reilly was allocated to Sky Blue FC of Women's Professional Soccer on September 16, 2008, along with fellow U.S. national team players Natasha Kai and Christie Rampone.[2] She appeared in 17 matches as co-captain during the 2009 inaugural season, leading Sky Blue to an unexpected playoff berth. During the championship 2009 Women's Professional Soccer Playoffs game against Los Angeles, she scored the only goal helping her team clinch the championship title.[citation needed]

Boston Breakers, 2012–present[edit]

Following her husband's enrollment in Harvard Business School, O'Reilly trained with and played two matches with the Boston Breakers of the Women's Premier Soccer League Elite in 2012 after the WPS folded and during breaks with her national team duties. She was allocated to the Breakers in 2013 at the initiation of the new National Women's Soccer League.[citation needed]

International[edit]

In 2002, while still in high school, O'Reilly was named to the U.S. national team. O'Reilly made her first appearance with the United States women's national soccer team on March 1, 2002, against Sweden.

2004 Athens Olympics[edit]

After recovering from a broken fibula from a match the year before, O'Reilly made the national team roster for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. At nineteen years old, she was the youngest player on the roster. On August 23, 2004, she scored the game-winning goal[3] in the Olympic semifinal match against Germany, propelling the United States into the final, in which they defeated Brazil for the gold medal.

2007 FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

In the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, O'Reilly scored a critical goal against North Korea in the 69th minute, which tied the game at 2–2 and saved the Americans from a devastating opening-round loss. The United States ended up taking the bronze medal, with O'Reilly scoring a goal during the 4–1 win against Norway. She was nominated as Sports Illustrated's 2007 Sportsman of the Year.[4]

2008 Beijing Olympics[edit]

O'Reilly was a part of the U.S. Women’s Team roster for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. She scored the fastest goal in Olympic women's soccer history against New Zealand to earn the team a spot in the quarterfinals.[5] She also scored a goal in the semifinal match against Japan. The team went on to defeat heavy-favorite Brazil 1–0 to win the gold medal. Prior to the Summer Games, Time magazine ranked her number 15 on its list of 100 Olympic Athletes to Watch.[6]

2011 FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

O'Reilly was selected for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup and in the second game of the group stage scored the first of three goals for USA against Colombia.[citation needed]

2012 London Olympics[edit]

At the 2012 Olympics in London, she made a crucial assist in the 123rd minute of the semifinal match against Canada, sending a cross from the right to Alex Morgan who headed the ball into the goal over the hand of Erin McLeod, propelling team USA to the gold medal match against Japan.

International goals[edit]


Goal
Date
Location Opponent Lineup # Min Assist/pass Score Result Competition
goal 1 2002-10-06[m 1] United States Cary  Italy 25.

on 66' (off Hucles)

1.1 69 Julie Foudy

5250.02005 2–0

5450.04005 4–0

Nike U.S. Cup
goal 2 2003-01-23[m 2] China Yiwu  Norway 24.

on 67' (off Milbrett)

1.1 87 Aly Wagner

5250.03005 3–1

5250.03005 3–1

Four Nations Tournament
goal 3 2003-06-15[m 3] United States Salt Lake  Ireland 4.

off 4' (on Milbrett)

1.1 2 Julie Foudy

5150.01005 1–0

5250.05005 5–0

Friendly
goal 4 2004-08-23[m 4] Greece Heraklio  Germany 46.

on 75' (off Tarpley)

1.1 99 Mia Hamm

5150.02005 2–1

5150.0200 2–1 aet

Olympics: semifinal
goal 5 2005-07-10[m 5] United States Portland  Ukraine 14.

on 77' (off Milbrett)

1.1 89 Kate Markgraf

5750.07005 7–0

5750.07005 7–0

Friendly
goal 6 2006-03-11[m 6] Portugal Quarteira  Denmark Start 2.1 29 Abby Wambach

5250.02005 2–0

5550.05005 5–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
goal 7 2.2 31 Kristine Lilly

5350.03005 3–0

goal 8 2006-07-23[m 7] United States San Diego  Ireland 69.

off 69' (on Rapinoe)

1.1 20 Christie Welsh

5150.01005 1–0

5550.05005 5–0

Friendly
goal 9 2007-01-28[m 8] China Guangzhou  England Start 1.1 17 Natasha Kai

5150.01005 1–0

5050.01005 1–1

Four Nations Tournament
goal 10 2007-05-12[m 9] United States Frisco  Canada 29.

on 62' (off Tarpley)

1.1 73 Aly Wagner

5450.06005 6–2

5450.06005 6–2

Friendly
goal 11 2007-08-25[m 10] United States Carson  Finland Start 1.1 76 Carli Lloyd

5450.04005 4–0

5450.04005 4–0

Friendly
goal 12 2007-09-11[m 11] China Chengdu  Korea DPR 92+.

off 92+' (on Kai)

1.1 69 unassisted

5050.02005 2–2

5050.02005 2–2

World Cup: Group B
goal 13 2007-09-30[m 12] China Shanghai  Norway Start 1.1 59 Lindsay Tarpley

5350.04005 4–1

5350.04005 4–1

World Cup: third place match
goal 14 2007-10-13[m 13] United States St. Louis  Mexico Start 1.1 32 Leslie Osborne

5050.01005 1–1

5450.05005 5–1

Friendly
goal 15 2007-10-20[m 14] United States Albuquerque  Mexico Start 1.1 62 Natasha Kai

5050.01005 1–1

5050.01005 1–1

Friendly
goal 16 2008-03-07[m 15] Portugal Alvor  Italy Start 1.1 74 unassisted

5250.02005 2–0

5250.02005 2–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
goal 17 2008-03-10[m 16] Portugal Alvor  Norway 70.

off 70' (on Heath)

1.1 65 Leslie Osborne

5350.03005 3–0

5450.04005 4–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
goal 18 2008-04-04[m 17] Mexico Juarez  Jamaica Start 1.1 88 Lindsay Tarpley

5550.05005 5–0

5650.06005 6–0

Olympic qualifier: Group A
goal 19 2008-04-09[m 18] Mexico Juarez  Costa Rica 83.

off 83' (on Hucles)

1.1 72 Natasha Kai

5250.02005 2–0

5350.03005 3–0

Olympic qualifier: semifinal
goal 20 2008-08-12[m 19] China Shenyang  New Zealand 76.

off 76' (on Wagner)

1.1 1 Carli Lloyd

5150.01005 1–0

5450.04005 4–0

Olympics: Group G
goal 21 2008-08-18[m 20] China Beijing  Japan Start 1.1 70 Heather Mitts

5250.03005 3–1

5250.04005 4–2

Olympics: semifinal
goal 22 2008-09-13[m 21] United States Philadelphia  Ireland Start 1.1 86 unassisted

5250.02005 2–0

5250.02005 2–0

Friendly
goal 23 2008-11-01[m 22] United States Richmond  Korea R Start 1.1 38 Natasha Kai

5250.02005 2–0

5350.03005 3–0

Friendly
goal 24 2008-11-08[m 23] United States Tampa  Korea R 74.

off 74' (on Dalmy)

1.1 72 Natasha Kai

5150.01005 1–0

5150.01005 1–0

Friendly
goal 25 2008-12-17[m 24] United States Detroit  China PR 62.

off 62' (on White)

1.1 32 Lindsay Tarpley

5150.01005 1–0

5150.01005 1–0

Friendly
goal 26 2010-05-22[m 25] United States Cleveland  Germany Start 1.1 35 Amy Rodriguez

5250.02005 2–0

5450.04005 4–0

Friendly
goal 27 2010-10-02[m 26] United States Kennesaw  China PR 62.

off 62' (on Lilly)

1.1 37 unassisted

5150.02005 2–1

5150.02005 2–1

Friendly
goal 28 2011-03-09[m 27] Portugal Faro  Iceland Start 1.1 55 Shannon Boxx

5150.03005 3–2

5250.04005 4–2

Algarve Cup: final
goal 29 2011-05-18[m 28] United States Cary  Japan 72.

off 72' (on Cheney)

1.1 69 Carli Lloyd

5250.02005 2–0

5250.02005 2–0

Friendly
goal 30 2011-07-02[m 29] Germany Sinsheim  Colombia 62.

off 62' (on Heath)

1.1 12 unassisted

5150.01005 1–0

5350.03005 3–0

World Cup: Group C
goal 31 2012-01-20[m 30] Canada Vancouver  Dominican Start 3.1 17 Ali Krieger

5450.04005 4–0

6450.14005 14–0

Olympic qualifier: Group B
goal 32 3.2 31 Lauren Cheney

5750.07005 7–0

goal 33 3.3 64 Amy Rodriguez

6450.14005 14–0

goal 34 2012-01-24[m 31] Canada Vancouver  Mexico Start 1.1 8 unassisted

5150.01005 1–0

5450.04005 4–0

Olympic qualifier: Group B
goal 35 2012-09-01[m 32] United States Rochester  Costa Rica 45.

on 46' (off Boxx)

1.1 89 Sydney Leroux

5850.08005 8–0

5850.08005 8–0

Friendly
goal 36 2012-09-19[m 33] United States Commerce  Australia 45.

off 46' (on Rapinoe)

1.1 25 Alex Morgan

5150.01005 1–0

5450.06005 6–2

Friendly
goal 37 2013-10-27[m 34] United StatesSan Francisco  New Zealand Start 1.1 87 Christen Press

5350.04005 4–1

5350.04005 4–1

Friendly
goal 38 2013-02-08[m 35] United StatesBoca Raton  Russia 68.

off 68' (on Tymrak)

1.1 32 unassisted

5250.02005 2–0

5750.07005 7–0

Friendly
goal 39 2013-02-13[m 36] United StatesAtlanta  Russia Start 1.1 83 Christen Press

5850.07005 7–0

5850.08005 8–0

Friendly
goal 40 2014-03-12[m 37] PortugalParchal  Korea DPR 45.

on 46' (off Heath)

1.1 88 Carli Lloyd

5350.03005 3–0

5350.03005 3–0

Algarve: seventh place match

Assists made in international matches[edit]

Heather O'Reilly is among the top ten players of United States women's national soccer team in providing assists.


Assist
Date N Location Opponent Lineup Min Goal scorer Score Result Competition
assist 1 2002-10-06[m 1] 1 United StatesCary  Italy 25.

on 66' (off Hucles)

73 Joy Fawcett

5350.03005 3–0

5450.04005 4–0

Nike U.S. Cup
assist 2 2004-07-21[m 38] 0 United StatesBlaine  Australia 30.

on 71' (off Wagner)

76 Mia Hamm

5150.02005 2–1

5250.03005 3–1

Friendly
assist 3 81 Abby Wambach

5250.03005 3–1

assist 4 2005-03-11[m 39] 0 PortugalGuia  Finland 45.

off 45' (on Tarpley)

41 Christie Welsh

5250.02005 2–0

5350.03005 3–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
assist 5 2005-10-23[m 40] 0 United StatesCharleston  Mexico 66.

off 66' (on Milbrett)

34 Abby Wambach

5250.02005 2–0

5350.03005 3–0

Friendly
assist 6 2006-03-13[m 41] 0 PortugalFaro  France 73.

off 73' (on Kai)

49 Aly Wagner

5250.02005 2–0

5350.04005 4–1

Algarve Cup: Group B
assist 7 2006-07-15[m 42] 0 United StatesBlaine  Sweden 60.

off 60' (on Kai)

38 Abby Wambach

5150.01005 1–0

5150.03005 3–2

Friendly
assist 8 2007-04-14[m 43] 0 United StatesFoxborough  Mexico 23.

on 68' (off Tarpley)

88 Lauren Cheney

5550.05005 5–0

5550.05005 5–0

Friendly
assist 9 2008-01-16[m 44] 0 ChinaGuangzhou  Canada 73.

off 73' (on Kai)

51 Amy Rodriguez

5150.01005 1–0

5450.04005 4–0

Four Nations Tournament
assist 10 65 Amy Rodriguez

5250.02005 2–0

assist 11 71 Lindsay Tarpley

5350.03005 3–0

assist 12 2008-04-06[m 45] 0 MexicoJuarez  Mexico Start 13 Natasha Kai

5150.01005 1–0

5250.03005 3–1

Olympic qualifier: Group A
assist 13 2008-06-15[m 46] 0 South KoreaSuwon  Australia 72.

off 72' (on Heath)

35 Natasha Kai

5150.01005 1–0

5150.02005 2–1

Peace Queen Cup
assist 14 2008-08-15[m 47] 0 ChinaShanghai  Canada 91.

off 91' (on Kai)

12 Angela Hucles

5150.01005 1–0

5150.02005 2–1 aet

Olympics: quarterfinal
assist 15 2008-08-18[m 20] 1 ChinaBeijing  Japan Start 41 Angela Hucles

5050.01005 1–1

5250.04005 4–2

Olympics: semifinal
assist 16 80 Angela Hucles

5350.04005 4–1

assist 17 2008-09-13[m 21] 1 United StatesPhiladelphia  Ireland Start; (c) 32 Natasha Kai

5150.01005 1–0

5250.02005 2–0

Friendly
assist 18 2008-11-01[m 22] 1 United StatesRichmond  Korea R Start 26 Angela Hucles

5150.01005 1–0

5250.03005 3–1

Friendly
assist 19 2009-03-04[m 48] 0 PortugalLagos  Denmark 78.

off 78' (on White)

22 Angie Woznuk

5150.01005 1–0

5250.02005 2–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
assist 20 2009-05-25[m 49] 0 CanadaToronto  Canada Start 46 Megan Rapinoe

5250.02005 2–0

5450.04005 4–0

Friendly
assist 21 80 Lauren Cheney

5450.04005 4–0

assist 22 2010-03-03[m 50] 0 PortugalFaro  Germany Start 22 Abby Wambach

5250.02005 2–0

5150.03005 3–2

Algarve Cup: Final
assist 23 2010-03-28[m 51] 0 United StatesSan Diego  Mexico 63.

off 63' (on O'Hara)

12 Amy Rodriguez

5150.01005 1–0

5350.03005 3–0

Friendly
assist 24 2010-10-02[m 26] 1 United StatesKennesaw  China PR 62.

off 62' (on Lilly)

21 Megan Rapinoe

5150.01005 1–0

5150.02005 2–1

Friendly
assist 25 2010-10-30[m 52] 0 MexicoCancun  Guatemala Start 21 Amy Rodriguez

5150.01005 1–0

5950.09005 9–0

World Cup qualifier: Group B
assist 26 49 Alex Morgan

5750.07005 7–0

assist 27 2010-11-01[m 53] 0 MexicoCancun  Costa Rica 16.

on 75' (off Boxx)

81 Alex Morgan

5450.04005 4–0

5450.04005 4–0

World Cup qualifier: Group B
assist 28 2011-03-02[m 54] 0 PortugalSanto Antonio  Japan Start 18 Megan Rapinoe

5250.02005 2–0

5150.02005 2–1

Algarve Cup: Group A
assist 29 2011-05-18[m 28] 1 United StatesCary  Japan 72.

off 72' (on Cheney)

28 Amy Rodriguez

5150.01005 1–0

5250.02005 2–0

Friendly
assist 30 2011-07-13[m 55] 0 GermanyM'gladbach  France 87.

off 87' (on Heath)

9 Lauren Cheney

5150.01005 1–0

5250.03005 3–1

World Cup: semifinal
assist 31 2012-01-20[m 30] 3 CanadaVancouver  Dominican Start 1 Abby Wambach

5150.01005 1–0

6450.14005 14–0

Olympic qualifier: Group B
assist 32 30 Tobin Heath

5650.06005 6–0

assist 33 64 Lauren Cheney

6150.11005 11–0

assist 34 2012-02-29[m 56] 0 PortugalLagos  Denmark 45.

off 45' (on Rodriguez)

21 Alex Morgan

5150.01005 1–0

5550.05005 5–0

Algarve Cup: Group B
assist 35 2012-03-07[m 57] 0 PortugalParchal  Sweden 71.

off 71' (on Rapinoe)

4 Alex Morgan

5450.04005 4–0

5450.04005 4–0

Algarve Cup: third place match
assist 36 2012-06-16[m 58] 0 SwedenHalmstad  Sweden 45.

off 45' (on Heath)

8 Abby Wambach

5150.01005 1–0

5250.03005 3–1

Volvo Winners Cup
assist 37 2012-06-18[m 59] 0 SwedenHalmstad  Japan 23.

on 68' (off Cheney)

90+2 Abby Wambach

5350.04005 4–1

5350.04005 4–1

Volvo Winners Cup
assist 38 2012-08-06[m 60] 0 United KingdomManchester  Canada 20.

on 101' (off Cheney)

120+3 Alex Morgan

5150.04005 4–3

5150.0401 4–3 aet

Olympics: semifinal
assist 39 2012-09-16[m 61] 0 United StatesCarson  Australia 45.

on 46' (off Rapinoe)

55 Alex Morgan

5050.01005 1–1

5150.02005 2–1

Friendly
assist 40 2012-11-28[m 62] 0 United StatesPortland  Ireland 45.

on 46' (off Heath)

62 Sydney Leroux

5450.04005 4–0

5550.05005 5–0

Friendly
assist 41 2012-12-12[m 63] 0 United StatesHouston  China PR Start 20 Abby Wambach

5150.01005 1–0

5450.04005 4–0

Friendly
assist 42 63 Abby Wambach

5350.03005 3–0

assist 43 85 Amy Rodriguez

5450.04005 4–0

assist 44 2013-04-09[m 64] 0 NetherlandsThe Hague  Netherlands 65.

off 65' (on Klingenberg)

60 Christen Press

5350.03005 3–0

5250.03005 3–1

Friendly
assist 45 2013-06-15[m 65] 0 United StatesFoxborough  Korea R Start 57 Carli Lloyd

5250.03005 3–1

5350.04005 4–1

Friendly
assist 46 2013-10-20[m 66] 0 United StatesSan Antonio  Australia Start 90+1 Christen Press

5450.04005 4–0

5450.04005 4–0

Friendly
assist 47 2013-11-10[m 67] 0 United StatesOrlando  Brazil Start 15 Sydney Leroux

5150.01005 1–0

5350.04005 4–1

Friendly
assist 48 2014-02-08[m 35] 1 United StatesBoca Raton  Russia 68.

off 68' (on Tymrak)

29 Carli Lloyd

5150.01005 1–0

5750.07005 7–0

Friendly
assist 49 2014-02-13[m 36] 1 United StatesAtlanta  Russia Start 52 Amy Rodriguez

5350.03005 3–0

5850.08005 8–0

Friendly
assist 50 2014-03-10[m 68] 0 PortugalAlbufeira  Denmark 54.

off 54' (on Rapinoe)

51 Christen Press

4850.01005 1–3

4850.03005 3–5

Algarve Cup: Group B
NOTE: N = number of goals scored by Heather O'Reilly in the match

Personal[edit]

O'Reilly married Dave Werry on October 1, 2011. Although she legally changed her name to Werry, she decided to keep O'Reilly on the back of her jersey. She is of Irish descent.[citation needed]

O'Reilly currently lives in Massachusetts. In January 2013, she gave a speech to the students at South Lawrence East 5th Grade Academy. Afterwards, she proceeded to beat the entire student body in a footrace.[citation needed]

Endorsements[edit]

O'Reilly has endorsement deals with Adidas and TRX Training. In 2013, she appeared in a commercial for Adidas' Adizero™ running shoe.[7]

In popular culture[edit]

Magazines[edit]

In 2008, Time listed profiled O'Reilly as the #15 Olympic Athlete to Watch in their list of 100 Olympic Athletes To Watch.[8] She has been featured in Fitness,[9] Shape,[10] Teen Vogue,[11] Sports Illustrated,[12] and Boston Magazine.[13]

Television and film[edit]

O'Reilly has made appearances with her national teammates on Late Night with David Letterman, The Today Show,[14][15] The Rachel Maddow Show[16] and Good Morning America.[17] She was featured in the film, Winning Isn't Everything about the women's soccer program at the University of North Carolina.[18]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff. North Carolina's Heather O'Reilly Captures Honda Soccer Award, Atlantic Coast Conference press release dated December 20, 2006. Retrieved February 13, 2011. "The East Brunswick, N.J. Native Is Also Automatically Nominated for Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year Award."
  2. ^ Goff, Steve. "Soccer Insider – WPS Allocation List". Voices.washingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2011-10-03. 
  3. ^ Steve Politi/Star-Ledger. "Ledger Archives: Heather O'Reilly lifts team into the finals". NJ.com. Retrieved 2011-10-03. 
  4. ^ Nicki Jhabvala (November 13, 2007). "SI.com – 2007 Sportsman of the Year – My Sportsman: Heather O'Reilly – Tuesday November 13, 2007 2:47PM". Sportsillustrated.cnn.com. Retrieved 2011-10-03. 
  5. ^ Martin Mejia (August 12, 2008). "East Brunswick's Heather O'Reilly leads U.S. women's soccer team into quarterfinals". NJ.com. Retrieved 2011-10-03. 
  6. ^ Gregory, Sean (July 24, 2008). "15. Heather O'Reilly – 100 Olympic Athletes to Watch". TIME. Retrieved 2011-10-03. 
  7. ^ "O'Reilly Adidas Commercial". Game Changing Films. January 26, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  8. ^ Gregory, Sean (July 24, 2008). "100 Olympic Athletes To Watch". Time. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  9. ^ Magno, Marianne (July 27, 2012). "Olympic Moments With Heather O’Reilly…and an adidas Giveaway!". Fitness. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  10. ^ Nuñez, Alanna (July 16, 2012). "Go for the Gold! Workout Secrets from Top Olympic Athletes". Shape. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Q&A With Soccer Star Heather O'Reilly!". Teen Vogue. August 2, 2010. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  12. ^ Segura, Melissa (February 3, 2003). "Date With Destiny". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  13. ^ Kahn, Madison (March 2013). "Reverse the Curse: Boston Breakers and Women’s Soccer Make a Comeback". Boston Magazine. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  14. ^ "WNT Appears On NBC's Today Show". US Soccer Federation. May 13, 2008. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  15. ^ Thach, Yenly (July 19, 2011). "NBC's 'Today Show': Women’s Soccer Team, The New Heroes and Trendsetter". Gather. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  16. ^ Maddow, Rachel (July 19, 2011). "US women’s soccer returns to jubilant reception". MSNBC. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  17. ^ "The U.S. Women's Soccer Team on GMA 7–19–11". Celeb TV. April 11, 2012. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  18. ^ "Winning Isn't Everything". IMDB. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
Match reports
  1. ^ a b "U.S. Clinches 2002 Nike U.S. Women's Cup with 4–0 Win Over Italy". U.S.Soccer. 
  2. ^ "U.S. Women Down Norway 3–1 to Open Four Nations Tournament in China". U.S.Soccer. 
  3. ^ "Wambach Scores Twice as U.S. Downs Ireland, 5–0, in Utah". U.S.Soccer. 
  4. ^ "U.S. WNT Down Germany 2–1 in Overtime of Olympic Semifinal". U.S.Soccer. 
  5. ^ "U.S. Women's National Team Earns 7–0 Win Against Ukraine". U.S.Soccer. 
  6. ^ "U.S. WNT Defeats Denmark, 5–0, in Second Group B Match of 2006 Algarve Cup". U.S.Soccer. 
  7. ^ "U.S. Women Dominate Ireland, 5–0, as Defender Cat Whitehill Scores Twice". U.S.Soccer. 
  8. ^ "U.S. Women Tie England, 1–1, at Four Nations Tournament". U.S.Soccer. 
  9. ^ "U.S. Women Defeat Canada, 6–2, in Frisco, Texas, As Run to the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup Continues". U.S.Soccer. 
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Further reading[edit]

  • Crothers, Tim (2010), The Man Watching: Anson Dorrance and the University of North Carolina Women's Soccer Dynasty, Macmillan, ISBN 1429946261
  • Grainey, Timothy (2012), Beyond Bend It Like Beckham: The Global Phenomenon of Women's Soccer, University of Nebraska Press, ISBN 0803240368
  • Lisi, Clemente A. (2010), The U.S. Women's Soccer Team: An American Success Story, Scarecrow Press, ISBN 0810874164
  • Stevens, Dakota (2011), A Look at the Women's Professional Soccer Including the Soccer Associations, Teams, Players, Awards, and More, BiblioBazaar, ISBN 1241047464
  • Stewart, Barbara (2012), Women's Soccer: The Passionate Game, Greystone Books Ltd, ISBN 1926812603

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