Navy SEALS toughening U.S. women in field hockey

May 28, 2011, 6:17 p.m. (ET)

The Navy SEALs have taken out the most wanted man in the world. Now comes another challenge – trying to get the U.S. women’s field hockey team on the Olympic podium.

A group of SEALs – none were part of the raid this month that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan – has put the Americans through intense training sessions the past nine months, as they prepare for a run in which they’ll attempt to qualify for the 2012 London Games.

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