Abby Wambach

Christie Rampone #3 of the United States of America holds the World Cup Trophy after their 5-2 win over Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

US Women Defeat Japan 5-2, For 3rd Women’s World Cup Title

The United States has won its third Women’s World Cup title and first since 1999 with a 5-2 victory over Japan on Sunday behind a first-half hat trick by Carli Lloyd.

07/05/2015

USA's striker Alex Morgan (L) celebrates with USA's midfielder Megan Rapinoe, after scoring the 1-3 goal during the FIFA women's football World Cup semi-final match France vs USA in Moenchengladbach, Germany, on July 13, 2011. (Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Cal Star Scores In USA Women’s Win Over France

The United States is in the World Cup final for the first time since 1999, and once again, it was Abby Wambach, along with former Cal star forward Alex Morgan, coming up big in a 3-1 victory over France.

CBS San Francisco–07/13/2011