Feb 21, 2018; Gangneung, South Korea; United States goaltender Madeline Rooney (35) makes a save on Canada forward Brianne Jenner (19) to win the gold medal in a shoot out in the women's ice hockey gold medal match during the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games at Gangneung Hockey Centre. Mandatory Credit: David E. Klutho-USA TODAY Sports

The United States women’s hockey team won the gold medal at Pyeongchang with a thrilling shootout victory against Canada. It’s the first women’s hockey gold medal in 20 years for Team USA, and they certainly wouldn’t have been able to get it done without the remarkable efforts from Maddie Rooney.

The 20-year-old goaltender stopped 29 of Canada’s shots, and made the gold medal-winning stop in the shootout:

And not long after the victory, Rooney got an update to her Wikipedia page.

“Position: United States Secretary of Defense.”

She even gave it a retweet!

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