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'Our Athletes' Podcast: Kathleen Sharkey

July 25, 2019, 9:53 a.m. (ET)

The U.S. Women's National Team is just days away from their opening match of the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. Before the team departed for the southern hemisphere, team captain Kathleen Sharkey sat down with Michael Rasile as the latest field hockey athlete to be featured on the 'Our Athletes' podcast. Previously, USWNT teammates Alyssa Manley, Linnea Gonzales and USMNT captain Ajai Dhadwal spoke with Rasile about the upcoming competition and their backstories leading up to representing Team USA.

For the podcast episode featuring Dhadwal, click here

For the episode featuring Gonzales, click here.

For the episode featuring Manley, click here.

Similarly, Sharkey talks about her life around the game, what it means to her to wear the red, white and blue and the Pan American Games, among several other topics. Listen to the interview below, or to subscribe and listen on Spotify or Apple Podcast, click here

With competition just a few days away, Team USA has their eyes set on Lima with a gold medal and automatic qualification to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on the line. With that, fans and followers can join the conversation and follow along with additional story lines with the hashtag #AllEyesOnLima on social media and usafieldhockey.com. Check back weekly for more stories around USMNT and USWNT athletes, umpires, venue, history and more as the Pan American Games excitement heats up. 

Don’t miss a moment of Pan American Games build up! For more information, check out the 2019 Pan American Games Event Program by clicking here.

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