Parlow scores hat trick in 5-1 rout

October 20, 2004
CHICAGO -- Cindy Parlow had a hat trick to lead the U.S. women's national team over Ireland 5-1 Wednesday night.

Abby Wambach and Cat Reddick also scored for the Americans, who are 6-0 on their ``Fan Appreciation Tour'' after taking gold at the Athens Olympics. Team mainstays Mia Hamm, Julie Foudy and Joy Fawcett plan to retire from international play after the tour.

Parlow fired a shot into the upper right corner from 20 yards away to open the scoring in the 30th minute. ...

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