NFL, MLB, CFL stats

Freedom hosts New York Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at RFK

July 15, 2003 - Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) - magicJack News Release

On Saturday July 19, the Freedom join Major League Soccer's D.C. United in the second of the teams' 2003 doubleheaders this season - always an exciting night for soccer in Washington. D.C. United plays host to the San Jose Earthquakes to start the night off at 4 p.m., while the Freedom host the New York Power for the second time this season in the nightcap at 6:30 p.m. The Freedom vs. Power match will also be shown live on Comcast SportsNet at 6:30 p.m.

Although the Freedom are the second match of the evening (6:30 p.m.), gates for the doubleheader will open at 2:30 p.m. and the Freedom Fighters Tent party will occur from 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. on RFK's Stadium Field. The Discovery Kids Fan Zone will run from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Lot 8 of RFK Stadium.

Don't miss your chance to see the last Freedom-D.C. United doubleheader of 2003 at RFK Stadium on July 19! Tickets for the doubleheader can be purchased through any TicketMaster outlets, by going to,, , or TicketMaster Phone Charge and at the RFK Stadium box office. In the Washington metropolitan area TicketMa ster can be reached at 202-432-SEAT (7328); in Northern Virginia at 703-573-SEAT; in the Baltimore metropolitan area at 410-481-SEAT; and at 800-551-SEAT outside of metropolitan areas. Prices will range from $16 for Spectator level (endline) seating through $36 for Mezzanine level seating. Group tickets (20 or more) range from $13 (Spectator) to$28 (Mezzanine).

Washington last played New York on May 24, as Mia Hamm tallied two goals and an assist in the Freedom's 4-0 win over the Power at Mitchel Field. In the game, Freedom defender/midfielder Casey Zimny, a former University of Connecticut standout, also scored her first WUSA goal in the 87th minute.


Freedom @ San Diego this Wednesday, July 16 at 10 p.m. ET

The Freedom (6-5-3) travel today to San Diego to take on the San Diego Spirit (5-4-6) on Wednesday, July 16 at 10 p.m. ET at the Spirit's Torero Stadium. The match is an important one as Washington and San Diego are currently tied for fourth place in the WUSA standings with 21 points.


Founders Cup III tickets now on sale!

Tickets for Founders Cup III, the WUSA championship game to be held at Torero Stadium on August 24 are on sale to the public now!

Prices range from $23 to $50, with 100 special on-field seats going for $150.

Tickets can be purchased by calling (619) 220-8497 or online at


Women's World Cup Tickets also on sale!

FIFA Women's World Cup soccer returns to the U.S. this fall when the reigning World Champion U.S. Women's National Team defend their title in the FIFA Women's World Cup 2003 presented by MasterCard. Only available through the Internet, this presale offer gives you the opportunity to purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public!

The FIFA Women's World Cup will be contested in six venues between September 20 and October 12, with the U.S. Women' s National Team defending their crown in each city should they advance to the Finals of the tournament. All event dates are doubleheaders with the exception of the Final and 3rd Place match.

The tournament is approaching fast and the demand for tickets will be extremely high. For this reason, we encourage you to take immediate advantage of this special offer for Washington Freedom Family Members. The presale began on July 2 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern time and ends on July 17 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time. Due to expected high demand, purchases are limited to venue-specific series tickets. A series ticket consists of all of the matches scheduled at a single FIFA Women's World Cup venue. The limit is eight (8) series tickets per venue, with the exception of the Home Depot Center in Los Angeles, which is limited to six (6) series tickets. You have the ability to purchase series tickets from all of the venues.

Use your MasterCard card to order online for a chance to win! Go to, click on "Buy Tickets," and follow the instructions, using the Password featured below. Act now -- supplies are limited! And remember to use your MasterCard card for a chance to win a trip to the U.S. National Team's debut at RFK Stadium on September 21 and a priceless experience at the Opening Ceremonies. Thank you for your continued support of the Washington Freedom, U.S. Soccer and soccer in the United States. We look forward to seeing you at a stadium this fall. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Washington Freedom at 202-547-3137.


Find brand new, one of a kind Freedom t-shirts on sale now at the Freedom's web store at

Check out this week's featured products, an array of different Washington Freedom t-shirts that's sure to attract attention wherever you go! Perfect for fans at soccer matches, soccer workouts or even just around the house, these comfortable cotton tees are great for all occasions! So make sure to pick one up at today!


Freedom drop match to the Beat, 2-1, Saturday in Atlanta

The Freedom (missing Mia Hamm, Abby Wambach, and Siri Mullinix) took on the Atlanta Beat (missing Briana Scurry, Cindy Parlow, Homare Sawa and Maribel Dominguez) at the Beat's Herndon Stadium Saturday - both clubs having depleted rosters due to National Team commitments. The Beat came away with a 2-1 win, but the Freedom's Jennifer Grubb got her first 2003 goal in the effort and backup goalkeeper Nicci Wright turned in a fine performance in her first-ever WUSA start.

To read the whole story, go to:

• Discuss this story on the Women's Professional Soccer message board...

Women's Professional Soccer Stories from July 15, 2003

The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.

OurSports Central