July 17, 2000
Tiffeny Milbrett scored 14 minutes into the second half, and the U.S. women's team defeated Norway, 1-0, Sunday in the opening game of the DFB Jubilee Tournament. Milbrett, who scored the winning goal against Brazil on July 3 in the championship of the first CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup, took a pass about 40 yards from the goal. After briefly letting the ball get away, she won it on a tackle, raced around a defender and scored from 12 yards out. The U.S.
November 3, 2002 |
Monica Franco must have felt like the proverbial duck in a shooting gallery. A tall duck, to be sure, but a duck nonetheless. And Tiffeny Milbrett was the shotgun. It was Franco's misfortune Saturday night to be in the nets for Panama at a time when the United States women's national team, and Milbrett in particular, decided to take target practice en route to a 9-0 victory.
May 2, 1999 |
Memories, not to mention enough money to buy a home of her own in Oregon, were not the only things Tiffeny Milbrett brought back with her from Japan. "The scroll paintings, the kaki jiku, are my absolute favorites, so I brought back a few of those," the 26-year-old forward for the U.S. women's national team said the other day in Charlotte, N.C. "It could be [scenes of] the people, or the scenery, like the mountains, or cranes, or the bamboo. That's my favorite. The black and white bamboo.
September 18, 2003 |
With Isabel lurking darkly and dangerously off the coast, the approaching hurricane was a popular topic of conversation at the United States women's national team camp here Wednesday. The players trained in bright sunshine, but the wind was beginning to pick up and the clouds were slowly moving in. It was the lull before the storm. Tiffeny Milbrett can identify with that. She has been in a bit of a lull lately.
June 23, 1999 |
When last spotted on a soccer field, Tiffeny Milbrett was face down on the Giants Stadium turf, wearing Danish cleat marks on her knees and thighs and Danish bruises everywhere else. Suffice to say the U.S. striker, the team's top goal scorer this year, had a rough time in Saturday's 3-0 American victory, often appearing the target of fouls by Denmark. But that didn't bother her. It was nerves that did.
June 6, 1999 |
Ask almost any soccer player on the planet if scoring the winning goal in the Olympic Games gold-medal match would be the ultimate career highlight and the answer would probably be a resounding yes. But not if you ask Tiffeny Milbrett. The striker who teams with Mia Hamm and Cindy Parlow to give the United States the most devastating attacking line in women's soccer is confident she can repeat the feat.