July 28, 2012
Brazil's Bruna right, heads the ball with New Zealand's Hannah Wilkinson defending her. (AP)
Tennessee's Wilkinsons playing soccer in the 2012 Olympics had split results on Saturday. Rhian Wilkinson and Canada beat South Africa, 3-0 while Hannah Wilkinson and New Zealand dropped a 1-0 game to power Brazil.
Rhian Wilkinson played all 90 minutes and had one shot for Canada, which moved to 1-1 in pool play. Christine Sinclair scored two goals for Canada and Melissa Tancredi scored the game's first tally.
Canada next plays Sweden on Tuesday, July 31 at 9:30 a.m. ET.
Brazil escaped New Zealand with a 1-0 win. Incoming UT soccer player Hannah Wilkinson had a shot and was issued a yellow card in her 81 minutes. Wilkinson was heavily featured on NBC Sports Network during the broadcast.
New Zealand next plays Cameroon on Tuesday at 2:45 p.m. ET.