August 4, 2016
We’ve got a Full Fathom Five author currently kicking butt at the Rio Olympics! Alex Morgan, forward on the US Women’s Olympic Team, is also the author of the kid’s series The Kicks and her autobiography Breakaway. The USWNT won their first game of the Rio Olympics on Wednesday against New Zealand, 2-0. Carli LLoyd scored in the first half with Alex Morgan racking up the second goal shortly after halftime.
You can catch Alex Morgan and the Olympic Women’s team in action against France August 6 @ 4pm and Columbia on 8/9 @ 6pm.
Jeers Don’t Bother Hope Solo as United States Wins Rio Opener [New York Times]
U.S. soccer team gets off to a winning start [LA Times]