May 11, 2013 |
ELMA, N.Y. - U.S. women's national soccer team midfielder Carli Lloyd has been cleared to play for the Western New York Flash after missing the last two months recovering from a broken left shoulder. The Flash said that the former Delran High star is scheduled to join the National Women's Soccer League team for practice Friday. She has been out since hurting her shoulder in Team USA's 3-0 win over Iceland in the Algarve Cup on March 6. Lloyd was assigned to the Flash in January, shortly after the league was established.
March 14, 2013 |
United States women's team midfielder Carli Lloyd will be sidelined six to eight weeks after the former Delran star suffered a broken bone in her left shoulder during the Algarve Cup in Portugal. The U.S. Soccer Federation initially called the injury minor, but announced Tuesday that an MRI exam showed the fracture. Lloyd was injured last Wednesday against Iceland and missed matches against China and Sweden. She also will miss Wednesday's cup final against Germany in Faro, Portugal.
March 13, 2013 |
CHICAGO - American midfielder Carli Lloyd will be sidelined 6 to 8 weeks after breaking a bone in her left shoulder during the Algarve Cup. After initially saying the injury was minor, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced Tuesday that an MRI showed the fracture. Lloyd, who is from Delran, N.J., was injured March 6 against Iceland and missed matches against China and Sweden. She also will miss Wednesday's Algarve final against Germany at Faro, Portugal Lloyd has 43 goals in 154 international appearances, including the gold-medal game-winners for the United States in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.
January 26, 2013 |
South Jersey soccer hero Carli Lloyd and utility executive Joseph Rigby are among this year's inductees into the Rutgers University Hall of Distinguished Alumni, the school announced this week. Lloyd scored winning goals for the U.S. women's Olympic soccer team in the 2008 and 2012 gold medal games. Rigby is chief executive officer of the Fortune 500 firm Pepco Holdings, which owns Atlantic City Electric. They will join former Chicago Deputy Mayor Mark Angelson, the author Judith Viorst, and Randal Pinkett, entrepreneur and winner of TV's The Apprentice , to be inducted at a ceremony on May 4 in New Brunswick.
December 23, 2012 |
By her own admission, U.S women's national soccer team star Carli Lloyd was almost written off earlier this year. Heading into the Olympics, Lloyd suddenly found herself out of coach Pia Sundhage's starting lineup. As her 30th birthday arrived in mid-July, there were questions as to whether the Delran, N.J., native could be out of the picture entirely. Instead, Lloyd flipped the script. She stepped up when her team needed her most, and ended up playing a big role in the U.S.' gold-medal run. By the time she and her teammates stood on the podium at Wembley Stadium, there were no doubts left about what Lloyd brings to the field.
November 1, 2012 |
On the pitch, the players barely exchange glances. And when they do, they generally aren't the kind of looks that suggest an underlying closeness. "The fact that our teams are such bitter enemies can put a strain on a friendship," Eastern senior forward Madison Tiernan said, before smiling and adding, "But definitely, when we're not playing against each other, we're all best friends. " Tiernan, Lenape senior midfielder Tori Prager, and Shawnee senior midfielder Erin Smith are three of the top high school soccer players in the state.
September 21, 2012 |
After five years, two Olympic gold medals, and an exciting run through the 2011 Women's World Cup, U.S. soccer coach Pia Sundhage is returning home to coach the Swedish women. Sundhage, 52, who has a career record of 90-6-10 with the national team, coached it one last time Wednesday night as part of the 2012 Olympic victory tour. The U.S. team beat Australia, 6-2, in Commerce City, Colo. The Americans will continue the tour with two late October matches against Germany. A spokesman for the U.S. Soccer Federation, Neil Buethe, said that up to five more games are planned before the end of the year.
August 15, 2012 |
As soon as Olympic gold medalist Carli Lloyd returned to her South Jersey home this week, after a whirlwind of matches in London, she found herself glued to video of her U.S. women's soccer team's victory over Japan. It was a way to relive an experience she said had brought goose bumps to her arms. She finally found time to become a spectator to the nail-biting game when she returned to the Mount Laurel house she shares with her high school sweetheart, Brian Hollins, who played the sport as a teenager.
August 10, 2012
REDEMPTION is the popular word being associated with the United States' 2-1 victory over Japan on Thursday in the gold-medal game of the women's soccer tournament. But the truth is that nothing will ever change the fact that Japan beat the USA in the finals of the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup. Besides, does placing second in the world really need to be redeemed? What the United States women got most in front of 80,203 fans at hallowed Wembley Stadium was reestablishment - a bit of revenge for the most disappointing loss in the program's history.
August 10, 2012 |
LONDON — Carli Lloyd raised her arms over her head and slid on two knees as her teammates crowded around her, pumping their fists. Lloyd took a moment to take in what she just did as the crowd inside Wembley Stadium let out cheers of "USA. " Lloyd helped the U.S. strike first in a game of revenge and was far from finished after scoring in the eighth minute. On the biggest stage, the Delran, N.J., native showed up yet again, scoring both goals to lead the U.S. in a 2-1 victory over Japan in the women's soccer gold-medal match.