Women's Senior National Team

USA Senior Women Defeat Australia 14-7 In Second Match At Vodafone Cup

July 7, 2017

Miskolc, Hungary - July 7 - The USA Women's Senior National Team defeated Australia 14-7 for their second straight win at the Vodafone Cup in Hungary. Rachel Fattal (Seal Beach, CA/UCLA/SOCAL) and Kiley Neushul (Goleta, CA/Stanford/NYAC) each scored three goals in the victory with Gabby Stone (La Jolla, CA/Stanford/SD Shores) and Amanda Longan (Moorpark, CA/USC/Santa Barbara 805) combining for 7 saves in net. Team USA closes out play today against Hungary at 2pm et/11am pt. The game is schedule to be webcast and is available by clicking here (subject to change). 

In the win over Australia, Team USA went ahead 4-2 after the first quarter but Australia rallied with three goals in the second to close the deficit to a goal at halftime at 6-5. The United States took control in the third outscoring Australia 6-2 to move ahead 12-7. They put the game away in the fourth outscoring Australia 2-0 to win the match comfortably 14-7. 

Team USA went 2/5 on power plays and 2/2 on penalty shots while Australia was 2/10 on the advantage and did not attempt a penalty. 

USA 14 (4, 2, 6, 2) R. Fattal 3, K. Neushul 3, M. Musselman 2, M. Seidemann 2, M. Fischer 2, J. Neushul 1, A. Williams 1
AUS 7 (2, 3, 2, 0)
Saves - USA - G. Stone 6 - A. Longan 1
6x5 - USA - 2/5 - AUS 2/10
Penalties - USA - 2/2 - AUS 0/0




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