about US OPP.
i didn't really watch the BRA league finals but i did watch one match in which fawcett was in the bench (and instead carla played, who's not very good). i like fawcett for the most part, i don't think she's any worse than murphy. i wonder why the US program decided to drop her.
drews seems to have improved in the recent matches against BRA, she seems to attack a bit faster. also if US can get 2 good passing OHs, bartsch can also move to OPP.
It probably has to do with the Karch/ US system. I think Murphy is better suited for this system than either Fawcett or Hooker. Not saying those two are not as good or as talented as Murph but the fast and low they currently employ made Murphy the better candidate for the OPP role...at least in Karch's opinion and plus being a lefty probably tipped the scale in her favor. I dont think Fawcett adapted quickly enough that's why she was never able to nab the starting role from Murphy and probably why she was eventually released from the NT.