ALSO ON SLAM!
Thursday, August 17, 2000
Women's World Cup team plays friendly(CSA) -- Canada's Women's World Cup team played an exhibition match against the University of Nebraska yesterday in Lincoln, Nebraska. Three players on Canada's roster currently suit-up for Nebraska but this time, two dressed for both teams. Christine Latham and Karina LeBlanc played for both Canada and Nebraska during three twenty-five minute periods. This format allowed both teams to play all substitutes, including goalkeepers.
Latham scored twice against her University of Nebraska teammates to help Canada win 3-0 during a warm-up match for the USA game in Kansas City. Latham's goals came in the 11th and 36th minute.
Charmaine Hooper also added a goal in the 21st minute.
Cautions were given to Amy Walsh (8th minute) and Hooper (20th minute).
Canada plays the USA for the fourth time this year on August 20 at 7:00 p.m..