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Re: Amanda

Post by Geezaldinho on Fri Oct 25, 2013 5:08 pm

kGW did a piece on Amanda and what her new role means to the team.

It is a must see.

http://www.kgw.com/video?id=229201051&sec=547892&ref=rcvidmod

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Re: Amanda

Post by UPSoccerFanatic on Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:37 pm

I was going to post some pretty charts, but they're too wide for a PN page. So, I'll summarize:

Every team that ever has won a national championship has had a total season goals against average of not more than 0.7 goals per game. While top teams with national championship credentials' goals against averages over time are fairly stable (Portland, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Santa Clara, Stanford), over time their "goals for" have declined.

In other words, it's overall getting harder to score goals, and a top defense is a necessary condition to being at the top, indeed more important than ever.

The Pilots' goals against average was 1.2 last year and 1.4 in 2011. This year, it is 0.8 and heading in the right direction.

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Re: Amanda

Post by Geezaldinho on Mon Mar 03, 2014 7:15 pm

Amanda got her first National team appearance today, as the u23 USWNT beat Sweden  2-1 today in the six Nations tournament in La Manga, Spain.

She came in in the second half.

She got to pick her number, which I understand will also be her number when she plays for the Reign in the NWSL soon.



If you are a UP fan, great choice.

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Re: Amanda

Post by Geezaldinho on Mon Mar 03, 2014 7:59 pm

Looks like she played central defence.



http://youtu.be/4ZKHBXkVABg

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Re: Amanda

Post by Geezaldinho on Wed Mar 05, 2014 2:02 pm

U23's beat Norway 2-1 in the final game of the la Manga cup. USA goes undefeated to win the cup

Goals from Shim and Stengel.

Amanda was right side central defender in the second half

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Re: Amanda

Post by Geezaldinho on Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:25 am



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Re: Amanda

Post by Geezaldinho on Tue Mar 18, 2014 12:25 am

How did we miss this?

http://youtu.be/gGvgt4eyoz4


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Re: Amanda

Post by A_Fan on Tue Mar 18, 2014 9:58 am

Good interview.

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Re: Amanda

Post by Geezaldinho on Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:10 pm

There's a good interview with Amanda in a new video from ussoccer about the u23' going pro.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcETA_z-_T4&feature=youtu.be

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