The United States women's field hockey side reached to the Olympic quarterfinals after beating Japan 6-1.Melissa Gonzalez have scored on a penalty corner 21 seconds into the game to set the tone on a raining Wednesday evening. Katie Bam have scored the 1st of her 3 goals four mins later.
Katie Reinprecht have late in the 2nd period to make it 3-0 at halftime. Jill Witmer had scored for the United States in the 3rd period, and also Bam have scored double in the fourth.
The Americans enhanced to 3-0 and shifted to the top of Pool B by moving ahead of Britain in goal differential. The United States are going to face India on Thursday which will close pool play with a showdown against Britain on Saturday.