Hucles embodies U.S. team's fighting spirit

August 18, 2008
By Lindsey Dolich
If the U.S. women's soccer team could encapsulate its entire Olympic tournament in one word, it'd be "comeback." After stumbling in the 16th minute and allowing Japan to score first, the U.S. embraced its short-term memory and quickly shook off the goal, charging ahead to a 4-2 victory in front of a crowd 50,137.

The U.S. patiently probed the Japanese defense until forward Angela Hucles and defender Lori Chalupny connected on back-to-back goals in the 41st and 44th minutes. In the second ...

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