- Was a forward in high school (twice named a Parade All American); she didn't permanently switch to goal until she was at the University of Washington.
- Drafted into the now-defunct WUSA by the Philadelphia Charge out of college.
- Part of the U.S. Olympic team as an alternate in 2004 and starting goalkeeper in 2008 and 2012, winning two gold medals.
- Overcame her self-proclaimed shyness in 2011 to pose for ESPN The Magazine's body issue and to take on a stint on Dancing With the Stars.
- Won the Golden Glove Award (best goalkeeper) at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, and again in 2015 when the U.S. won the competition.
- Ran the Chicago Marathon to raise money for the Seattle Humane Society.
- Her autobiography, Solo: a Memoir of Hope, reached No. 3 on the NYT Best Sellers list.
- Joined Seattle Reign FC in 2013 during the inaugural season of the NWSL; won the NWSL shield (best regular-season record) in 2014.
- Recorded her 72nd career shutout on June 14, 2014 in a friendly against Mexico, breaking the U.S. career shutout record.
- Was part of the U.S. national team at the 2016 Olympics in Rio that was eliminated in the quarterfinals by Sweden.
- Terry — Half Sister
- Judy — Mother
- Marcus Solo — Brother
- David Solo — Half Brother
- Jeffrey Solo — Father
- Jerramy Stevens — Husband
- University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States (2003)