Tarpley leads U.S. team past Canada

February 3, 2004
SHENZHEN, China -- The United States beat Canada 2-0 Tuesday to win the Four Nations women's soccer tournament, a tuneup for the Athens Olympics.

Lindsay Tarpley scored in the 13th minute and Joy Fawcett made a penalty kick in the 36th on a cold, wet day to give the Americans the title for the second straight year.

"I was pleased we got better every game," U.S. coach April Heinrichs said.

China placed second after rallying to tie 2-2 with Sweden, which finished third. ...

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