Women's Soccer USA

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October 26, 2006

Anson Dorrance

The long-running sexual harassment case involving the North Carolina women's soccer program reached a new height Wednesday when 10 federal judges convened to assess whether the case should go to trial.
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is expected to rule within the next several months. If it reverses the ruling, former UNC goalkeeper Melissa Jennings will be free to have a jury trial on her contention that she was sexually harassed by UNC coach Anson Dorrance.

October 25, 2006

FIFA to give '07 champion $1 million bonus

FIFA will pay out $6 million to the 16 finalists at the 2007 Women's World Cup, including a $1 million bonus to the champions.
China '07 will mark the first time FIFA will pay federations for participating in the women's championship. The runners-up will receive $800,000, while the other teams will earn lesser bonuses. The minimum payment is $200,000.

October 24, 2006

Irish Conclude Unbeaten Regular Season

The potent forward trio of Brittany Bock, Kerri Hanks and Michele Weissenhoher each scored goals as the Notre Dame women's soccer team completed an undefeated regular season (17-0-1) with Tuesday's 3-0 victory at Cincinnati.

October 02, 2006

A waste of time

The U.S. Women’s National Team put up its highest goal total in more than six years with a 10-0 blowout of Chinese Taipei at The Home Depot Center.