Teresa Benvenuti

Field Hockey

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Hometown: Morristown, NJ
Current Residence: Morristown, NJ
Born: 1994
Joined National Team: 2013
Position: Defender
Number: 22

BIO

Benvenuti followed in her older sister’s footsteps and began playing field hockey in fifth grade where her love for the game shaped her destiny on the pitch. Benvenuti plays fearlessly, holding nothing back, which has given her the opportunity to travel abroad and compete at the international level during the 2013 Junior World Cup in Germany and on a U-21 Tour to Scotland.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2013: Junior World Cup (Monchengladbach, Germany)
2012: Captain of U21 Scotland Tour and Ivy League Rookie of the Year with Princeton Tigers
2010: Gold at AAU Junior Olympics

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Nickname: T
Twitter: @terben11
High School: Oak Knoll School
Club: X-Calibur
College: Princeton University
Major: Undecided
Names of parents/guardians: Eve and Eric
Names of sibling(s): Michael and Christina
Game day mantra: No Regrets.
Favorite sports quote: “You make your own luck.” – Ernest Hemingway
Best words of advice: Play like nothing else matters. We play the sport to have fun, so never forget that or let anything interfere with that.