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Rutgers Women’s Soccer Standouts Filigno, Lloyd to Meet in 2012 Olympic Semifinal
Filigno scores game-winner for Canada
  • Posted on August 03, 2012 6:06:29 PM
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  • Carli Llyod
    Lloyd and Team USA defeated New Zealand 2-0 to earn a spot in the semifinals

    London (August 3, 2012) – Rutgers women’s soccer forward Jonelle Filigno (Mississauga, ON, Canada) and former All-American Carli Lloyd will meet in the semifinal round of the 2012 Olympics on Monday, August 6 at 2:45 p.m. ET. The match between Canada and the U.S. will be televised on NBC Sports Network.

    In the starting lineup for the third-straight contest, Lloyd and Team USA defeated New Zealand 2-0 to earn a spot in the semifinals. In her first start of the Olympics for Canada, Filigno scored in the 12th minute to provide the game winner in a 2-0 victory over host Great Britain on Friday.    

    This will be the second-straight Olympics where the U.S. and Canada will meet. In 2008, USA defeated their neighbors to the north 2-1 in the quarterfinals. 

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