The pride of Point Pleasant, Christie Rampone, captain of the U.S. women’s soccer team, and her teammates , including Delran's own Carli Lloyd begin their quest for Olympic gold today!

They will be taking on the team from France in a game that starts at 12 noon EST.

Please join us in wishing Christie, Carli and the whole team all the best in the 2012 Olympics! No matter what the outcome, we will be very proud of them! Feel free to leave your good luck wishes in the “Comments” section below!