Ruthless England Crush Norway to Land in S’final

first_imgEngland reached their second consecutive Women’s World Cup semi-final yesterday as they produced an excellent performance to beat Norway 3-0 in Le Havre, France.Lucy Bronze’s brilliant second-half strike capped a fine night that saw the Lionesses become the first senior England team to reach the last four at three consecutive major tournaments.Two slick team moves had given them a deserved 2-0 half-time lead, as Jill Scott and Ellen White found the net from close range either side of White hitting the post. Nikita Parris saw a late penalty well saved by Ingrid Hjelmseth but that did not dampen England’s jubilant mood at full-time, as they celebrated with sheer joy after moving within one win of their first major final.White’s tap-in took her goals tally to five for the tournament, putting her joint leader in the race for the Golden Boot alongside the United States’ Alex Morgan and Australia’s Sam Kerr.Backed by thousands of delighted travelling fans, the Lionesses will now face either France or the US in the semi-finals on Tuesday in Lyon.The hosts and the holders meet in their highly anticipated last-eight tie on Friday at 20:00 BST.England’s well-deserved progression also boosted their hopes of representing Great Britain at the 2020 Olympics, with the three best-finishing European teams qualifying for next summer’s Tokyo Games.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram England defeated Norway 3-0 to land in the FIFA Women’s World Cup semi finallast_img read more

Verbal commit Dungey becomes only quarterback in Syracuse’s Class of 2015

first_img Published on November 23, 2014 at 8:55 pm Contact Phil: [email protected] | @PhilDAbb Facebook Twitter Google+ Lakeridge (Oregon) High School quarterback Eric Dungey verbally committed to Syracuse’s recruiting Class of 2015, he announced via his Twitter account Sunday night.Dungey, a three-star commit according to Scout.com, is the only quarterback in the Orange’s incoming class.The 6-foot-4, 190-pound signal-caller also had offers from Yale, Wyoming, UNLV, Northern Colorado, and more, according to his Scout profile, which also said Dungey made his official visit on Tuesday. Scout ranks Dungey as the 95th best out of all 2015 quarterbacks.On Nov. 15, a post by Lakeridge High School’s Twitter account said Dungey was offered a scholarship by Tim Lester, Syracuse’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, during warm-ups before a second-round playoff game.Dungey could possibly be one of six scholarship quarterbacks the Orange carries next year, if junior Terrel Hunt, sophomores Mitch Kimble and Austin Wilson and freshman AJ Long all return and Class of 2014 signee Alin Edouard enrolls in January, like SU head coach Scott Shafer has said he will.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Commentslast_img read more