July 30, 1981 was when Hope Solo was born.
Hope’s Mother and Father got divorced. A man Glenn, and Hope’s Mother met on a boat on the Columbia River. Later on in March 1989, they were married on the same river they met.
April 5, 2000 was Hope’s first game she started in for the Women’s National Team. It was against Iceland at Davidson College in North Carolina.
The Hermann Trophy was an award given to the nations most outstanding collegiate soccer player as a goalkeeper.
This was the first professional soccer league for women. It showed how soccer was becoming big and growing.
Hope left her Swedish team and went back to the United States for the Olympics residence camp in California. April was now finalizing her roster for the Athens Olympics and Hope wanted to be on it. Hope didn’t make it and also April had not seen her play since 2002.