Back row, from left: Kate Markgraf, Shannon Boxx, Christie Rampone, Heather Mitts, Carli Lloyd, Hope Solo
Front row, from left: Stephanie Cox, Angela Hucles, Rachel Buehler, Lindsay Tarpley, Lori Chalupny, Heather O'Reilly, Nicole Barnhart, Aly Wagner
The U.S. women's soccer team headed to Beijing determined to defend the gold medal they won in the 2004 Olympic Games. With nine returning players, these golden girls beat out Brazil 1-0 in overtime to claim the 100th gold medal in U.S. Olympic history! With the first-place finish, Team USA™ became the only women's soccer team to repeat gold medals.