United States women’s national team captain Becky Sauerbrunn is in Hartford, Conn., preparing for the final tune-up games for the Summer Olympics. In a few days, the group will leave for Japan and attempt to become the first women’s soccer team to win a World Cup and an Olympic gold medal in back-to-back tournaments.

Sauerbrunn has seen many wins during her 13 years with the national team, but when asked about a defining moment from her early years, her mind goes to one of their more high-profile losses. Read More