Americans to play on artificial turf for first time

June 13, 2003
SALT LAKE CITY -- A veteran-filled roster featuring Mia Hamm, Brandi Chastain and Tiffeny Milbrett was chosen Friday for the U.S. women's game with Ireland.

Coach April Heinrichs also selected several younger players, including high school senior Heather O'Reilly, for Saturday's match. It will be the first game on an artificial surface for the national team.

Also on the team are goalkeepers Briana Scurry and LaKeysia Beene; defenders Joy Fawcett, Kate Sobrero, Christie ...

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