In the Goal with... Brianna Scurry

In the Goal with... Brianna Scurry

by Matt Christopher

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Overview

On July 10, 1999, at the end of ninety minutes of regulation play plus two fifteen-minute overtime periods, Briana Scurry faced the greatest challenge of her soccer career. As goalkeeper for the U.S. Women's national team, she would be squaring off against China's five best penalty kickers in a shootout to determine the winner of the 1999 Women's World Cup. The pressure was enormous—but Briana Scurry thrives on pressure, which is one reason she's been called the best goalkeeper in the world. Since 1994, she has proven again and again that when the heat's on, she'll stay cool. And that's just what she did that steamy July day.....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780613305129
Publisher: San Val, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/28/2000
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.47(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Matt Christopher (1917-1997) was an American writer of children's books. He wrote more than 400 novels and short stories, mainly featuring sports. After his death, his family has overseen the production of ghost written books under his name. Born in Bath, Pennsylvania, Christopher was a gifted athlete as a child, which influenced his primary topic of writing. In addition to sports books, he also enjoyed writing detective fiction; his first published novel before the successful The Lucky Baseball Bat was Look for the Body, a murder mystery written for adults.

Table of Contents

1971-1989
1(13)
The Eye of the Hurricane
1989-1990
14(10)
Tough Decision for a Tornado
1990-1991
24(14)
The Minutewoman
1992-1994
38(7)
Super Seasons
1994-1995
45(12)
The National Team
1995
57(10)
The Wrong Medal
1996
67(15)
Running Away with the Gold
1996-1998
82(6)
Decisions, Decisions
1999
88(5)
The Way to the World Cup
1999
93(10)
Making the Save
1999
103
Shoot-Out!

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In the Goal with... Brianna Scurry 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
THIS book rocks,
Rebecca Koppelman More than 1 year ago
Go soccccccccccer
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I just won a shootout for my team playing goalkeeper