"I feel like this year, at least the first four games, has been good for me," she said. "I'm happy with the way I'm playing and the way I'm contributing to the team, and I feel like it's only going to get better."
"It's pretty incredible what the women's hockey team did and they were courageous in their fight. There were differences between our battle and their battle, but they were inspirational," U.S. midfielder Megan Rapinoe said. "For us and them, we were able to inspire other teams."