United States women's national goalball team

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United States women's national goalball team is the women's national team of the United States. It takes part in international goalball competitions.

Paralympics[edit]

The team competed at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, where they finished first.[1] At the 1988 Summer Paralympics, the team finished second.[1] The team competed at the 1992 Summer Paralympics in Barcelona, where they finished fifth.[1] At the 1996 Summer Paralympics in Atlanta, Georgia, the team finished third.[1] The team competed at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, Australia, where they finished sixth.[1] At the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece, the team finished second.[1]

World Championships[edit]

The 1982 World Championships were held at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. The team was one of six teams participating, and they finished first overall.[1] The 1986 World Championships were held in Roermond, the Netherlands. The team was one of ten teams participating, and they finished first overall.[1] The 1990 World Championships were held in Calgary, Canada. The team was one of seven teams participating, and they finished second overall.[1] The 1994 World Championships were held in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The team was one of nine teams participating, and they finished eighth overall.[1] The 1998 World Championships were held in Madrid, Spain. The team was one of eleven teams participating, and they finished third overall.[1] The 2002 World Championships were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The team was one of ten teams participating, and they finished first overall.[1]

IBSA Pan-American Games[edit]

The 2005 São Paulo hosted IBSA Pan-American Games women's goalball competition had three teams competing: Brazil, Canada and the United States. Brazil finished first, with the United States second and Canada third.[2]

Competitive history[edit]

The table below contains individual game results for the team in international matches and competitions.

Year Event Opponent Date Venue Team Team Winner Ref
2005 IBSA Pan-American Games  Brazil 5 September São Paulo 5 2  Brazil [2]
2005 IBSA Pan-American Games  Canada 6 September São Paulo 2 1  United States [2]
2005 IBSA Pan-American Games  Brazil 6 September São Paulo 1 4  Brazil [2]
2005 IBSA Pan-American Games  Canada 7 September São Paulo 3 3 [2]
2005 IBSA Pan-American Games  Brazil 8 September São Paulo 1 2  United States [2]
2005 IBSA Pan-American Games  Canada 8 September São Paulo 6 7  Canada [2]
2005 IBSA Pan-American Games  Brazil 9 September São Paulo 1 0  United States [2]

Goal scoring by competition[edit]

Player Goals Competition Notes Ref
Jen Armbruster 7 2005 IBSA Pan-American Games [2]
Asya Miller 4 2005 IBSA Pan-American Games [2]
Lisa Banta 3 2005 IBSA Pan-American Games [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Final Ranking in Paralympic Games" (in English). Madrid, Spain: International Blind Sports Association. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Pan American Championships 2005 Results" (in English and Portuguese). Madrid, Spain: International Blind Sports Association. Retrieved 13 February 2014.