A Jan. 6 trial date has been set for U.S. national soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo on misdemeanor domestic violence charges.
The Seattle Times reports ( http://bit.ly/1pieVFS ) Kirkland Municipal Court Judge Michael Lambo set the date during a brief hearing that Solo attended Tuesday. Solo is charged with two counts of fourth-degree domestic violence assault stemming from a June 21 altercation with her sister and 17-year-old nephew at a family gathering. She has pleaded not guilty
Solo's nephew told police she was upset and appeared to have been drinking when she arrived at a family gathering. Solo's lawyer has said she was a victim in the altercation.
The 32-year-old Solo has won two Olympic gold medals with the U.S. women's national team.