Hope Amelia Stevens born July 30, 1981 is an American former soccer goalkeeper. 

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She was a goalkeeper for the United States women's national soccer team from 2000 to 2016 

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After playing at the collegiate level for the University of Washington, she played professionally for the Philadelphia Charge in the Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA). 

she played in the Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) for Saint Louis Athletica, Atlanta Beat and magicJack. 

She most recently played for Seattle Reign FC in the National Women's Soccer League 

Solo is regarded as one of the top female goalkeepers of all time and currently holds the U.S. 

She was the starting goalkeeper for the majority of the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup and helped lead the U.S 

She later rebounded to help the United States win gold medals at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. 

During the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, her exceptional skill was highlighted especially during a quarter-final match against Brazil 

Although the team lost to Japan in a match that ended in penalties, Solo received the Golden Glove award for best goalkeeper