Contact: Joe Kuffner
UP to host watch party for Olympic gold medal women's soccer game, Thursday, August 9
Former Portland Pilots soccer star Megan Rapinoe has been a standout for Team USA, scoring three goals (including two in today's epic 4-3 overtime win over Canada in the semifinals, which also featured three goals from Canada star and fellow former Pilot Christine Sinclair) and notching three assists en route to Team USA going undefeated in Olympic play and securing a spot in the gold medal final game against Japan.
The University of Portland is Oregon's Catholic university and has been closely affiliated for more than a century with the Congregation of Holy Cross in South Bend, Indiana. U.S. News & World Report ranks the institution as one of the top ten regional universities in the American West. It is the only school in Oregon to offer a College of Arts & Sciences, a graduate school, and nationally accredited programs in the schools of business, education, engineering, and nursing.U.P. News Bureau 5000 N Willamette Blvd Portland, OR 97203 503-943-7202