Team USA: USWNT | World Cup Champions Jul 21, 2021 2:28:14 GMT
Post by Admin on Jul 21, 2021 2:28:14 GMT
USA ROSTER NOTES
Carli Lloyd has the most Olympic appearances coming into the tournament with 16 and the most Olympic goals with eight. Tobin Heath has made 12 Olympic appearances. The USWNT record for most Olympic appearances is 22, held by Christie Pearce Rampone. Lloyd is currently tied for second in Olympic appearances with Julie Foudy, Kate Markgraf, Kristine Lilly, Joy Fawcett and Hope Solo. Heath’s 12 caps are tied for 12th all-time in USWNT Olympic history.
The 18-player roster named on June 23 averages 113 international caps per player and has a combined total of 77 Olympic appearances and 17 Olympic goals, courtesy of Lloyd (8), Alex Morgan (5), Megan Rapinoe (3) and Crystal Dunn (1). By comparison, at the time of roster announcement for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup roster, the squad averaged 80 caps per player while the 2016 Olympic roster averaged 77 caps per player heading into the Send-Off matches with a total of 53 combined Olympic caps. Once the alternates were made full members of the roster, the average cap number drops to 92 per player.
The average age of the 22 players on the Olympic Team roster is just under 30 years of age.
So far this year, 12 players have scored the USA’s 37 goals: Megan Rapinoe (7), Samantha Mewis (5), Christen Press (5), Alex Morgan (3), Lindsey Horan (3), Carli Lloyd (3), Kristie Mewis (2), Tobin Heath (2), Margaret Purce (2), Lynn Williams (2), Rose Lavelle and Catarina Macario.
Thirteen different players have also tallied an assist in 2021: Carli Lloyd (6), Lindsey Horan (4), Christen Press (4), Samantha Mewis (3), Rose Lavelle (2), Megan Rapinoe (2), Kristie Mewis (2), Alex Morgan (2), Crystal Dunn (2), Ali Krieger, Emily Sonnett, Casey Krueger and Tierna Davidson.
Overall, 16 different players have been directly involved in at least one of the USWNT’s 37 goals in the 2021 calendar year.
Rapinoe (7 goals, 2 assist), Press (5 goals, 4 assists) and Lloyd (3 goals, 6 assists) lead the way with nine goal contributions while and Samantha Mewis (5 goals, 3 assists) has been involved in eight.