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US AGAINST THE WORLD
Capsules by JENNIFER MICHALSKI
June 27, 2011
Meet the women of Team USA, who this month will carry the Stars and Stripes into Germany intent on winning their first Cup final since their 1999 victory at the Rose Bowl
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June 27, 2011

Us Against The World

Meet the women of Team USA, who this month will carry the Stars and Stripes into Germany intent on winning their first Cup final since their 1999 victory at the Rose Bowl

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PIA SUNDHAGE

COACH / Age: 51 Matches: 73

The first foreigner and second woman to coach the U.S., Sundhage took over after the 2007 World Cup debacle and led the team to Olympic gold in Beijing. As a player, she had 146 caps and 71 goals for Sweden and appeared in the 1991 and '95 World Cups.

STEPHANIE COX

DEFENDER / Age: 25 Caps: 74

Cox played only once for the national team in 2009 but appeared in nine games and started six in '10. The youngest player on the '07 U.S. World Cup team, she was cut from the '08 Olympic squad but was called back after Cat Whitehill suffered an ACL injury. Now Cox is one of the team's savviest defenders, playing primarily on the left flank.

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