Women's Senior National Team

USA Women To Play For FINA Intercontinental Gold In New Zealand After 16-11 Win Over Canada

Rachel Fattal scored four goals in the win over Canada
Rachel Fattal scored four goals in the win over Canada
April 7, 2018

Auckland, New Zealand - April 7 - The USA Women's National Team will play for gold at the FINA Intercontinental Tournament following a 16-11 win over Canada. Rachel Fattal (Seal Beach, CA/UCLA/SOCAL) scored four goals with Gabby Stone (La Jolla, CA/Stanford/San Diego Shores) getting the win in net with 10 saves. Team USA will meet Australia for gold tonight at 11:10pm pt (2:10am et Apr 8). Live streaming is available by clicking here. For more information on the event, visit FINAAuckland2018.com. Watch a full recap of the USA-Canada game by clicking here.

Team USA jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first quarter before Canada battled back with three of their own to make it a 4-3 advantage for the United States after one. Both offenses exploded in the second quarter for 10 goals combined with Team USA outscoring Canada 6-4 to take a 10-7 lead at intermission. In the third quarter the United States built on their lead outscoring Canada 3-1 for a 13-8 advantage. The two sides were even in the fourth with three goals each allowing Team USA's lead to hold on the way to the 16-11 win. 

USA 16 (4, 6, 3, 3) R. Fattal 4, A. Williams 3, K. Gilchrist 3, J. Neushul 3, V. Ayala 1, R. Neushul 1, S. Haralabidis 1
CAN 11 (3, 4, 1, 3)
Saves - USA - G. Stone 10
6x5 - USA - 4/10 - CAN - 3/10
Penalties - USA - 1/1 - CAN - 1/2




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