Becky Sauerbrunn Pushes For a Spot on U.S. Squad
As the U.S. women’s national team eyes World Cup qualifying this fall, 28-year-old defender Becky Sauerbrunn is showing that she has what it takes to anchor the backline.
ON JANUARY 31ST, in her 50th international appearance, Becky Sauerbrunn helped the United States women’s national team open up its 2014 campaign in style with a 1-0 win over Canada. Not only was Sauerbrunn excellent defensively, helping the U.S. to a clean sheet while shutting down Canada’s world-class striker Christine Sinclair, but Sauerbrunn also picked up the game-winning assist on a superb run out of the back. (Complete article at americansoccernow.com.)