TOKYO — Former Texas Tech soccer player Janine Beckie helped Canada win its first gold medal in women’s soccer at the Japan 2020 Olympics.
It took a shootout to do it, but Canada defeated Sweden in the gold medal game.
Beckie scored two goals in the tournament, both of which came in a 2-1 win over Chile. She started every game for Canada.
Beckie played for Texas Tech from 2012-2015 and scored 57 goals in that time. She was the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year in 2014 and 2015.