All-American Aleisha Cramer , who's been traveling with the Under-21 U.S. National Team, played a key role in the team clinching its third Nordic Cup title on Tuesday, July 31 from Gjovik, Norway.
Cramer, the 5-11 sophomore midfielder from Lakewood, Colorado scored two goals and two assists in the 6-1 victory over Sweden. Teammate Anne Morrell picked up a hat trick in the contest.
Cramer scored on a penalty kick in the eighth minute of the game after having been credited with an assist to Anne Morrell five minutes into the contest. She got her second goal at the 16-minute mark and her second assist, once again to Morrell, in the 66th minute.
The U.S. got to the title game of this year's Nordic Cup with wins over Iceland and Denmark and a 1-1 tie against Germany in Group A. Sweden got into the tittle game by upsetting hosts Norway in Group B.
The Under-21 U.S. National Team finished the tournament with an undefeated record of 3-0-1 while outscoring opponents 14-2.