SPOKANE, Wash. –
Army 1st Lt. Haley Roberson netted a 3-goal hat trick while Coast Guard Lt. j.g. Scotti Culton tallied 4 assists and 1 goal, as the U.S. Armed Forces women’s soccer team routed Belgium 10-0 in the opener for both teams at the CISM Women’s Soccer World Championships.
The U.S. dominated from the opening minute, outshooting Belgium 37-1 for the game. The Americans (1-0) got on the board early with goals from Army Capt. Kailey Utley (2 goals, 1 assist) and Roberson in the first 5 minutes. The U.S. led 7-0 at halftime.
Belgium faces Germany at 3:30 p.m. PDT, and the Americans next take on Cameroon at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13.