Women's Soccer McKenzie Meehan Leads US U-20's Into Final
Jan. 18, 2014
Chestnut Hill, Mass. -
Boston College sophomore McKenzie Meehan scored two goals and had an assists as the the U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team defeated Trinidad & Tobago, 6-0, at Truman Bodden Sports Complex in the Cayman Islands on Friday night.
The team advanced to the 2014 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship Final against Mexico on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. (ET). The US team also earned a spot in the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.
The Eagles forward now has six goals in the tournament and is tied for the lead in the Golden Boot race with Mexico's Tanya Samarzich.
Meehan, who earned her second start of the tournament, scored the first goal for the US team in the 13th minute of play. She headed in a ball from Katie Naughton. The Rhode Island native struck again in the 65th minute of play on another header to give the US team a 5-0 lead. Meehan was not done for the day as she set up teammate Mallory Weber for the sixth and final goal of the match.