MAC Hermann Trophy Winners and the U.S. Women's National Team

MAC Hermann Trophy Winners and the U.S. Women's National Team

Is winning the MAC Hermann trophy an indicator of future greatness in international women’s soccer?

Three former MAC Hermann winners have suited up for the U.S. Women’s National Team during their run to the World Cup Final taking place on Sunday. All three have played valuable minutes for the team including Kelley O’Hara (Stanford ’09), who put the game out of reach on Tuesday evening with a beautiful volley into the back of the net for her first goal with the national team. The other two former winners currently playing with the USWNT have also had an impact. Christen Press (Stanford ’10) has played in four matches and scored the game winner against Australia in group play and midfielder Morgan Brian (Virginia ’13 and ’14), the youngest player on the team, has played in five of the six games including starting the last two. 

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USWNT: Training, Fitness, Nutrition, Motivation

USWNT: Training, Fitness, Nutrition, Motivation

The U.S. Women's National Team kicks off their 2015 World Cup campaign today against Australia. In May, we released a special edition of Amplified Soccer a Athlete magazine to get inside the minds of the coaches and players, current and former, of the most physically fit and mentally tough team in the world. They told us what it takes to compete at that level, how the game has changed, the future of the technical side, and what motivates them to be the best. Take a look at some of our favorite quotes from each interview and piece to get pumped up for the largest and most talked about WWC to date. 

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Why Yael Averbuch is the image of Amplified Soccer Athlete

Why Yael Averbuch is the image of Amplified Soccer Athlete

Energy, Passion, Determination and Hard Work! These adjectives describe Yael Averbuch and are feelings evoked in the image that adorns the main page of our website and the cover of the first issue of Amplified Soccer Athlete magazine.

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