"It's the worst thing in the whole entire world," she said. "For any athlete, everyone will tell you they'd rather be somewhere else, you know, than have to watch something that you love to do so much. It's almost torturous. It's like dangling something out in front of you that you can't have. But that's the kind of mental fortitude that you have to have and you have to get through. And all athletes do it. You sign up for it when you do this job."
"Obviously the result, we would have wanted to be better, but just for me personally, it was great to get back out on the pitch and get that over with," she said.