John Todd - ISI Photos
Bruce Raney scores in the 127th minute and Seattle Pacific stages one of the biggest upsets in NCAA Division II history, edging Alabama A&M, 1-0, in Miami. The Falcons used 12 players developed by Washington Youth Soccer clubs.
Lake Forest Park native and Shorecrest High school graduate Michelle Akers scores both goals, her ninth and 10th of the tournament, as the United States defeats Norway, 2-1, to win the inaugural FIFA Women’s World Cup in Guangzhou, China. Akers is later awarded the tournament’s Silver Ball and named U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year.
Roman Torres buries the deciding penalty kick in the tiebreaker to earn Seattle Sounders FC its first MLS Cup in Toronto (0-0; 5-4). The Sounders had turned around their season, winning 12 and drawing five of their final 20 league and postseason matches.
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