Defensive stalwart: Julie Johnston, right, is a breakout star who made the U.S. roster only because of injuries to others.
Defensive stalwart: Julie Johnston, right, is a breakout star who made the U.S. roster only because of injuries to others. Graham Hughes AP
Defensive stalwart: Julie Johnston, right, is a breakout star who made the U.S. roster only because of injuries to others. Graham Hughes AP

U.S. back line has been front and center throughout Women’s World Cup

July 01, 2015 08:19 PM