High marks for skillful Lilly

August 17, 2004
By Michael Lewis
THESSALONIKI, Greece -- For her compulsory scores, Kristine Lilly's goal on Wednesday night was rated as any other goal in the women's Olympic soccer competition - one point for her team.

But on artistic merit, the U.S. international midfielder got a perfect 10.

Lilly scored a beauty -- a sliding volley from three yards out off a Julie Foudy pass in the 19th minute -- staked the Americans to a 1-0 lead before Australia rallied behind a Joanne Peters goal in the 82nd minute in ...

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