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Portland Magazine: Rapinoe, Sinclair, & Schmidt Shine on the World Cup stage

This article will appear in the June 19th issue of Portland Magazine.

June 7, 2019

Three Pilots, One Stage: Who to Watch for at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

by Katelyn Best

WHEN SOME 500 of the world's top soccer players converge on France this summer for the Women's World Cup, three University of Portland products—Megan Rapinoe '08, Christine Sinclair '06, and Sophie Schmidt '10—will again suit up for their countries, marking the third World Cup for Schmidt and Rapinoe and the fifth for Sinclair. The Pilot contingent will be far from the largest at the tournament, but pound for pound, it may be among the most impactful.