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Rachel Buehler
Recent graduate ('07) is playing defense for the United States in her first Olympics ... Called up to the full USWNT from the U-23 team in February 2008 ... Competed in first full USWNT in March 2008 at the Algarve Cup ... Helped the U.S. qualify for the Olympics in April 2008 ...

Beijing 2008 Games: Saw seven minutes of action in the United States' second game of group play, helping the U.S. ensure a 1-0 shutout of Japan (8/9) ... played the full 90 minutes in a must-win game against New Zealand, helping the team shutout the Football Ferns 4-0 and assisting on Amy Rodriguez' goal (Buehler's first career point with the full national team) just before halftime, the second tally for the U.S. in the game (8/12) ... did not play in 2-1 overtime victory over Canada in the quarterfinals or in the 4-2 triumph over Japan in the semifinals.