'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Ask Katie O'Donnell about the Navy SEALs and her eyes light up.
Just more than nine months ago, Maryland alum Keli Smith-Puzo was pregnant with her second son. On Monday, she became one of seven players with area ties to be named to the U.S. Olympic field hockey squad.
Katie O'Donnell is one of the most talented attackers in U.S. field hockey. You don't need to know her number - or understand the sport — to be able to pick her out on the turf.
"You have to push through," she said. "We're a bunch of fighters. We've shown we can get through everything."
Four years ago, O'Donnell, a skilled, competitive forward who says she's at her best when she doesn't think, worried.