"Now it’s kind of out there," Horan said. "Other young players who may be thinking about it can see that other young players have thought about it.
Pugh, who's from Highlands Ranch, and Horan, who's from Golden, will both represent their country as they play New Zealand in the first of two friendlies.
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Pugh and the U.S. women's national team will take on New Zealand on Sept. 15 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park, U.S. Soccer announced Friday.
Pugh's strike served as insurance in the Spirit's 2-0 win over Houston.
Pugh, who attended Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch, became the youngest U.S. women's soccer player ever to score a goal at the Olympics in August.
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The 18-year-old's strike came in the 59th minute against Colombia.
Mallory Pugh and Lindsey Horan both made the U.S. women's Olympic team's 18-person roster.