Sport: Ice Hockey
About them: Taunton, Mass. native Michelle Picard is hoping to make her first US Olympic team. The 20-year-old defender has played at Harvard University for the past two seasons, scoring four goals and 20 assists in 61 collegiate games. She has recorded 12 assists in 40 games for USA Hockey since 2009 and has competed at two IIHF World Championships, winning gold in 2013 and silver in 2012.
Decision time: The official roster for the US Women’s Ice Hockey team will be announced in late December.