LONDON – The U.S. continues its quest for gold tomorrow against No. 7 world ranked Australia. The match which kicks off at 10:45 a.m. at Riverbank Arena will be broadcast live on NBC Sports Network and NBCOlympics.com at 5:45 a.m. ET.
New Zealand currently leads Pool B with wins against Australia and South Africa. Argentina, Australia, Germany and the U.S. are tied with one win and one loss in the preliminary rounds.
Both Australia and the U.S. captured the attention of the hockey world on Tuesday, July 31, by defeating a higher ranked team in their pool. Australia defeated No. 3 Germany, 3-1, and the U.S. upset No. 2 Argentina, 1-0.
On opening day, Australia fell to New Zealand, 1-0, and Germany snuck past the U.S., 2-1. Both teams will be fighting for a second win in their Olympic campaign.
USA Field Hockey Press Release