Ashlyn Harris hopes to have the opportunity to represent the U.S. women’s national team in the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
But when The list was announced on WednesdayAccording to reports, she will not travel overseas on behalf of the country in 2021.
However, Harris said in an Instagram post on Wednesday that although she was not disappointed, “this would be an understatement,” she chose to focus on the bright side of her life in 2021.
“The past few months have been very difficult, but I greeted it with hard work, elegance and finding happiness off the court. I may not go to Tokyo, but I promise I won the gold medal when my daughter was born on February 12,” Harris Write. “Sloan has brought a lot of happiness to my wife and me. It’s hard to be sad in such a day. Walking in from training and seeing the smile on her face made me realize that I am where I should be. . I just want to wish the team and staff all the best.”
Harris is the current goalkeeper of the Orlando Pride team. He was previously selected to the international player list at USWNT. He won the Women’s Championship in the Central North American and Caribbean Women’s Championship in 2014 and won the 2016 Central North American and Caribbean Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament. The list of senior teams won a place in the 2018 Women’s Championship and the 2020 Olympic qualifiers and so on. In 2016, she was named the NWSL goalkeeper of the year.
While at UNC University, she helped Tarheels win three national championships in 2006, 2008 and 2009.
Harris and her wife and Pride team captain Ali Krieger are all competing for a place on the Olympic roster, but they have not been drafted into the national team since January.
The couple got married in December 2019, and their adopted daughter Sloan Phillips was born on February 12 this year.