We sat down with Katie Duong following her recent call in to the US Soccer youth national team where she captained the U-20s in the Nike Friendlies. We chatted about playing as a defensive midfielder for the US, how that differs from her attacking role in Minnesota, how a Portland native landed on the Gophers, and what she and the team may focus on this upcoming spring season.
You can listen to the chat on the embedded SoundCloud player below, or listen to it as a podcast on iTunes, Google Play, or Stitcher.
The University of Minnesota had it's toughest season ever on paper, but the Gophers showed significant flashes of potential up to the very last whistle. We talked to Gophers Head Coach Stefanie Golan about:
:00 Perspective on the season overall
4:40 Where do they go (Athena Kuehn, Paige Elliott - tangent on Dressely and Koker - Katie Duong)
17:20 Attacking in the final third
23:45 Formation shift from 4-3-3 to 4-4-2
28:00 Undercover progress (Langdok, Gray, Inniss, Buisman)
35:25 Tougher schedule
You can listen to the chat on the embedded SoundCloud player below, or listen to it as a podcast on iTunes,Google Play, or Stitcher.
We sat down with Cachet Lue to talk about her transfer to Minnesota from TCU, being an "old" rookie, and her experience with the Jamaica National Team - including breaking(?) news that the Jamaican Football Federation has now paid World Cup players in full after they went on strike for lack of compensation.
Watch the video below or listen as a podcast on iTunes,Google Play, or Stitcher.
Supporters giving $10/month and up
Chad Flynn & Mary Lahammer
Salvo Soccer Club
Jim & Kristen Gray