USWNT Training in Pictures: 06-18-2014

Ahead of the second game in a two-game series against France, the U.S. Women’s National Team held a public training session. Photojournalist Cynthia Hobgood was there to capture some of the  sights from the session.

The United States defeated France, 1-0, in the first meeting on June 14, 2014, in Tampa, Florida. Sydney Leroux scored the lone goal of the match off an assist from Christen Press.

The teams meet again on Thursday, June 19, at Rentschler Field in Connecticut. The match will be streamed live at 7:30 pm ET on


[divider]About the Photojournalist[/divider]

Cynthia Hobgood is a Washington, DC-based digital communications professional, independent photographer and writer. Hobgood started covering soccer as a journalist in 2000 for various weekly/daily publications and ultimately the Associated Press (while also covering other pro and NCAA sports primarily in the DC area.) She also works in nonprofit communications, having helped launched a national youth nonprofit and now works on the national GradNation Campaign for America’s Promise Alliance. Hobgood has a master’s degree in Sports Management from The George Washington University School of Business.