2001 WUSA Final Standings
The WUSA (Women's United Soccer Association) is the top women's outdoor professional league. The league was formed in 2000 and began play in 2001. Three points awarded for a win, one point for a tie; (*) indicates team advanced to semifinals.
Held Aug. 25, 2001 at Foxboro Stadium, Foxboro, Mass. Attendance: 21,078
First Half: BAY–Brandi Chastain (Kelly Lindsey) 6th; ATL–Kylie Bivens (Homare Sawa, Nancy Augustyniak) 11th; ATL–Charmaine Hooper (Cindy Parlow, Briana Scurry) 14th; BAY–Julie Murray (Christina Bell) 43rd.
Second Half: ATL–Sun Wen (Parlow, Nikki Serlenga) 83rd; BAY–Tisha Venturini (Sissi, Katia) 86th.
Bay Area won WUSA championship on penalty kicks, 4-2