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  1. Tough times led to better place

    Rachel Dawson

    To say that things have changed over the past 15 months is perhaps the biggest understatement of my nine-year career with the U.S. national field hockey team. Since the London Games, it's been an enormous transition: a change in coach, in team, in pr...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  2. Harrow Cup had it all

    Rachel Dawson

    Consider it pulled off. This past weekend's Harrow Cup was nothing short of a success. The weekend had it all. Smiles. Laughter. Nerves. Determined eyes. Ruthless grins. Long, exhausted sighs. Heated conversations. Nasty collisions. Diving goals. ...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  3. We're back in the game

    Rachel Dawson

    How the h-e-double-hockey-sticks are we going to pull this off? That was the thought running through my mind last November after my first conversation with Alli Tanner (field hockey brand manager at Harrow Sports and my former teammate at the Univ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  4. It's not all about the Olympics

    Rachel Dawson

    Dear Self, Be vulnerable. Put yourself out there. Communicate. Ask for help. Let others make you better. Give kindness and receive it. Share your load. Don't hide behind bravado, or pretty hair. Let it loose. Go wild. Say how you feel. Let the wor...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  5. Rachel Dawson: 'It's not all about the Olympics'

    Rachel Dawson

    Rachel Dawson's recent 23-day trip to Australian and New Zealand with the U.S. national field hockey team yielded mixed competitive results -- and a new outlook. Dawson resolves to appreciate the journey, and share more with her teammates.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  6. U.S. field hockey finds a way

    Rachel Dawson

    Rachel Dawson will be blogging for espnW in the lead-up to this summer's London Olympics. Check back in a few weeks for more from Dawson, and read her previous posts here. Seven years of French, three of Latin, two of Dutch, and I am still complet...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  7. U.S. field hockey finds a way to win at the Four Nations Tourname...

    Rachel Dawson

    It wasn't pretty, but the U.S. field hockey team overcame a slow start, fatigue and illness to win the Four Nations Tournament in Spain. Rachel Dawson talks about how they pulled it off.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2012
  8. U.S. field hockey star Rachel Dawson is ready for game day

    Rachel Dawson

    The U.S. field hockey team plays the first matchup of the Four Nations Tournament on Thursday in Spain. For Rachel Dawson, it's a day better than Christmas morning.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  9. Rachel Dawson, U.S. field hockey teammates logging long hours

    Rachel Dawson

    The field hockey star says there's no Olympic magic yet. With six months to London, it's all about putting in training time.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2012
  10. Rachel Dawson meditates on stunning win

    Rachel Dawson

    On Friday, the U.S. field hockey team shocked Argentina to win gold at the Pan Am Games. Midfielder Rachel Dawson tells us how they did it.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2011
  11. 2011 Pan Am Games -- Rachel Dawson is winning in Mexico, missing ...

    Rachel Dawson

    U.S. field hockey midfielder Rachel Dawson is blogging for espnW throughout the Pan Am Games. After three wins and her 150th cap, she enjoys a rare day off.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  12. 2011 Pan Am Games -- Surviving and thriving on Team USA

    Rachel Dawson

    U.S. field hockey midfielder Rachel Dawson spills her secrets for playing on the U.S. team and talks about their Pan Am match against Mexico.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  13. 2011 Pan Am Games -- U.S. field hockey team on the trek to Guadal...

    Rachel Dawson

    What happens when the U.S. women's field hockey team treks to Mexico for the Pan Am Games? Songs are sung, words are 'Scrambled,' and a Jersey girl interprets Adele.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2011
  14. U.S. field hockey team heads for Pan Ams

    Rachel Dawson

    The U.S. field hockey team has never won the Pan American Games title before, but this year could be the one. American midfielder Rachel Dawson explains why.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011