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Olympics: Press scores first Olympic goal in U.S. women's soccer win

Brody Malone, USA advances in artistic gymnatics

Christen Press during her Stanford days. Photo by Rick Bale/Stanford Athletics on Nov. 26, 2010.

Former Stanford All-American Christen Press scored her first Olympic goal and the United States women’s national soccer team downed New Zealand 6-1 at Saitama Stadium on Saturday.

The Americans put themselves into a good position to advance into the knockout round entering Tuesday’s final group play match against Australia.

Sweden beat Australia to secure its berth in the next round. The U.S. will advance with a win or tie against the Aussies.

Press also assisted on Alex Morgan’s goal in the 87th minute and forced an own goal when her crossing pass hit off a defender’s foot and redirected into the net.

Former Stanford standouts Jane Campbell and Catarina Macario were on the active roster for the contest and are officially Olympians. Macario saw game action.

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Former Sacred Heart Prep stars Abby Dahlkemper and Tierna Davidson, both defenders, were in the starting lineup for the U.S. Stanford grad Kelley O’Hara was not on the active roster for the game.

New Zealand is captained by Stanford grad Ali Riley.

Rowing

Stanford grad Austin Hack was part of the men’s eight boat that finished second to Germany in its heat of the preliminaries.

Germany won the race in a time of 5:28.95. The Americans, with Hack in seat four, crossed the finish line in 5:30.57.

The U.S. qualified for the repechage and a chance to make the finals at Sea Forest Waterway.

Swimming

Incoming Stanford freshman Torri Huske finished in heat four of the 100 butterfly, swimming 56.29. to advance into the semifinals. World record holder Sarah Sjoestroem of Sweden touched first in 56.18.

Huske recorded the fourth best time of the preliminaries at the Tokyo Aquatic Center.

Artistic Gymnastics

Stanford senior Brody Malone (second from left) and the U.S. men's national gymnastics team. Photo tweeted by USA Gymnastics on July 24, 2021.

Stanford grad Brody Malone recorded an overall score of 85.298 and finished 11th overall to qualify for the next round.

Malone also qualified for the all-around and high bar finals.

Cardinal alum David Jessen, competing for Czech Republic, recorded an overall score of 75.331 and finished 57th.

Volleyball

Erik Shoji during Volleyball Nations League play. Photo by FIVB.

Stanford grad Erik Shoji recorded a team-high six digs and the U.S. men’s team beat France, 25-18, 25-18, 25-22, in its first group play match. Kawika Shoji was one of three players who did not see action.

Taylor Sander led the Americans with 15 points. Matt Anderson had 13 points.

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Olympics: Press scores first Olympic goal in U.S. women's soccer win

Brody Malone, USA advances in artistic gymnatics

Uploaded: Sat, Jul 24, 2021, 3:28 pm

Former Stanford All-American Christen Press scored her first Olympic goal and the United States women’s national soccer team downed New Zealand 6-1 at Saitama Stadium on Saturday.

The Americans put themselves into a good position to advance into the knockout round entering Tuesday’s final group play match against Australia.

Sweden beat Australia to secure its berth in the next round. The U.S. will advance with a win or tie against the Aussies.

Press also assisted on Alex Morgan’s goal in the 87th minute and forced an own goal when her crossing pass hit off a defender’s foot and redirected into the net.

Former Stanford standouts Jane Campbell and Catarina Macario were on the active roster for the contest and are officially Olympians. Macario saw game action.

Former Sacred Heart Prep stars Abby Dahlkemper and Tierna Davidson, both defenders, were in the starting lineup for the U.S. Stanford grad Kelley O’Hara was not on the active roster for the game.

New Zealand is captained by Stanford grad Ali Riley.

Rowing

Stanford grad Austin Hack was part of the men’s eight boat that finished second to Germany in its heat of the preliminaries.

Germany won the race in a time of 5:28.95. The Americans, with Hack in seat four, crossed the finish line in 5:30.57.

The U.S. qualified for the repechage and a chance to make the finals at Sea Forest Waterway.

Swimming

Incoming Stanford freshman Torri Huske finished in heat four of the 100 butterfly, swimming 56.29. to advance into the semifinals. World record holder Sarah Sjoestroem of Sweden touched first in 56.18.

Huske recorded the fourth best time of the preliminaries at the Tokyo Aquatic Center.

Artistic Gymnastics

Stanford grad Brody Malone recorded an overall score of 85.298 and finished 11th overall to qualify for the next round.

Malone also qualified for the all-around and high bar finals.

Cardinal alum David Jessen, competing for Czech Republic, recorded an overall score of 75.331 and finished 57th.

Volleyball

Stanford grad Erik Shoji recorded a team-high six digs and the U.S. men’s team beat France, 25-18, 25-18, 25-22, in its first group play match. Kawika Shoji was one of three players who did not see action.

Taylor Sander led the Americans with 15 points. Matt Anderson had 13 points.

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