Lineup shuffle doesn't slow Americans

June 14, 2003
SALT LAKE CITY -- Abby Wambach had a little extra time to prepare for her first start of the season for the U.S. national soccer team.

The Washington Freedom forward arrived in Utah early this week after being suspended for getting kicked out of a WUSA game, and she responded with her first two goals of the season as the United States shut out Ireland 5-0 in an exhibition game.

"It's been a whirlwind,'' she said. "I feel fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to ...

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