Happy July 4th weekend!
We are gearing up for the U.S. Open Tournament in MN – rocking our new jerseys and feeling fierce. The tournament is a 4-day round-robin style tournament that will give us a shot at our top U.S. competition and a chance to play a few international teams. We are seeded 6th out of 8 – excited for some awesome competition!
Thursday at 9 a.m. we begin with a game against Iceni, a London-based team who has won England’s national championship and the European championships for the last three years running. At 11:15 a.m., we play San Francisco’s Fury, 2013 runner-up and 9-time national champions. We close out play on Thursday taking on Seattle Riot at 1:30 p.m. We’ve played close games with all three of these teams.
On Friday, we begin the day with a match against Texas Showdown at 9 a.m. At 11:15 a.m. we play Bamboo, the top women’s club team in Colombia. We close out play on Friday with a matchup against Vancouver’s Traffic, the
Saturday starts with our last round robin game against reigning U.S. champs, DC Scandal, at 9 a.m.
If we place top 4, we’ll make the semifinals, and will be playing at either 2:30 or 3:30 central time. It’s important to note that if we make the semifinals, our games will be live-streamed on ESPN3.
The women’s finals will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. Here’s hoping for an appearance!
You can find our tournament schedule and live results here.
We’re really looking forward to taking on the top teams in the U.S. this weekend. Thanks to all our family and friends for your support!