US report: US Women-Canada 7-0

US report: US Women-Canada 7-0

Post by unir.. » Tue, 15 Jun 1993 07:04:22

The following is a press release issued Saturday, June 11, by the U.S. women's
national team press officer:


   CINCINNATI (Saturday, June 11, 1993) -- The U.S. Women's National Soccer
Team proved to be too much for Canada this evening in a 7-0 trouncing at the
College Football Hall of Fame's Galbreath Field in the inaugural Ohio Women's
International Soccer Extravaganza. The U.S. women, 2-0-0 in tournament play,
secured a spot in the 8 p.m. championship match Saturday, June l9, at Galbreath
Field .
"We played a tremendous match," said U.S. head coach Anson Dorrance. "I was
very pleased with the way our starters performed and our reserves were
impressive . "
   U.S. midfielder Kristine Lilly gave the Americans a 1-0 lead in the first
minute of play when she trapped a save which deflected of f Canada's goalkeeper
Carla Chin. She blasted a right-footed shot to the upper-right corner of the
net . It was Lilly's third goal of the tournament and 12th goal in 54
international matches.
   U.S. forward Michelle Akers-Stahl, the USA's all-time leader in full
international appearances with 57 and goals with 54, connected for two goals.
Akers-Stahl leads the tournament in scoring with four goals in two matches.
U.S. goalkeeper Mary Harvey, who was expected to start, suffered a knee injury
in the team' s warm-up session, and was replaced by Saskia Webber.
   Webber, making her third start of the season for the USA, was never
challenged by the Canadians, saving two Canadian shots.
   The USA returns to action when they take on Italy Tuesday, June 15, at Arlin
Field in Mansfield, Ohio, kickoff is 7:30 p.m. Italy, 1-0-0, plays tomorrow in
Toledo, Ohio, at DeVilbiss Field against the U.S. Amateur Team at 2 p.m.
   Game report:
Attendance: 1,100
Weather: 83 degrees, humid
Scoring Summary:
                1st     2nd     Final
USA             4       3       7
Canada          O       O       O
  USA -- Lilly (unassisted)             1
  USA -- Fawcett (Gabarra)              5
  USA -- Akers-Stahl ( unassisted)      32
  USA -- Gabarra (Hamm)                 41
  USA -- Akers-Stahl (Gabarra)          51
  USA -- Rafanelli (Gabarra)            55
  USA -- Milbrett (unassisted)          81
USA -- Saskia Webber, Amanda Cromwell, Jessica Fischer (Sarah Rafanelli, 54),
Carla Overbeck, Thori Staples, Joy Fawcett, Kristine Lilly, Tisha Venturini,
Mia Hamm, Carin Gabarra (Tiffeny Milbrett, 72), Michelle Akers-Stahl (Rita
Tower, 61), (Justi Baumgart, 77).
Canada -- Carla Chin, Jennifer Hafting (Andrea Neil, 46), Luce Mongrain, Janine
Wood, Nancy-Anne Ferguson, Veronica O'Brien, Rose Daley (Angela Kelly, 46 ),
Michelle Ring, Charmaine Hooper, Helen Stoumbos (Lynne Forsyth, 72), Lydia

Statistical Summary:
                USA     Canada
Shots           20       4
Saves           2       6
C. Kicks        2       3
Fouls           8       14
Offside         1       1

Misconduct Summary:

Referee: Brian Darling, USA
Linesman: Ken Baldeosingh, USA
Linesman: Dave Hart, USA
Reserve: Vidia Baldeosingh, USA

        GP      W       L       T       CF      CA       Pts
USA     2       2       0       0       12      1       4
Italy   1       1       0       0       4       0       2
US Amat 1       0       1       0       1       5       0
Canada  2       0       2       0       0       11      O

Tournament Scores:
U.S. National Team 5, U.S. Amateur Team 1
Italy 4, Canada O
USA 7, Canada O

Leading Goal Scorers:
4 Michelle Akers-Stahl, USA
3 Kristine Lilly, USA

Remaining Schedule:
June 13 U.S. Amateur Team vs. Italy
DeVilbiss Field, Toledo, Ohio
2 p.m. EDT
June 15 USA vs. Italy
Arlin Field, Mansfield, Ohio
7:30 p.m. EDT
June 16 U.S. Amateur Team vs. Canada
Northmont High School
Dayton, Ohio
7:30 p.m. EDT
June 18 Third place match
Dublin High School
Columbus, Ohio
8 p.m. EDT
June 19 Championship match
Galbreath Field, Cincinnati
8 p.m. EDT

That's it.

Rolf Olsen                              The University of Tulsa, UNIR-TU

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