Becky Sauerbrunn has an Olympic Gold medal, and now she can also say that she's been a Captain of the United States Women's National Team.
Sauerbrunn, the Olivette native who played her prep soccer at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, had the honors in Friay's 5-0 win over China in the Algarve Cup Tournament, played in Portugal.
"Great win by the #uswnt team today! Defenders scoring, a first appearance, and a clean sheet. Not a bad day at all," she Tweeted Friday.
According to socccermadeinstlouis.com, Sauerbrunn becomes the sixth St. Louis area soccer player to have the honor with the Men or Women's National team.