This morning, on an interview with the Fox TV station in her hometown of Rochester, N.Y., she said she does hope to take part in those Games.
“I’m planning on playing in Rio next summer. I gotta let my body recover,” she said.
The Olympics take place from Aug. 5 to Aug. 21 next year.
Making the U.S. team isn’t guaranteed for the 35-year-old forward, who was used sparingly in the World Cup.
The Olympic roster is 18 players, compared with 23 for the World Cup. Two members of the World Cup team, Lauren Holiday and Shannon Boxx, have already announced their retirement, and team captain Christie Rampone, at 40 the oldest member of the World Cup roster, my decide to join them.