By Eric Christensen

(CBS4) – Former Mountain Vista soccer player and current USA National team member Mallory Pugh is featured in a new Gatorade commercial.

Mallory Pugh of United States shoots the ball against Mexico on April 8, 2018. (credit: Tim Warner/Getty Images)

Pugh can be seen wearing her old high school uniform. While at Mountain Vista, Pugh was named the Gatorade National High School Player of the Year. At the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Pugh became the youngest woman to score a goal for the U.S. in an Olympic game.

Pugh joins a heady list of other female athletes including Mia Hamm, Serena Williams and Abby Wambach who have appeared in Gatorade commercials.

Eric Christensen is CBS4’s managing editor of sports. He’s been producing, reporting and anchoring sports at CBS4 for 19 years. Follow Eric on Twitter @cbseric or send him a story idea.


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