USA Field Hockey
Born: 2 February 1983
Years on National Team:
2005 USA National Squad
2006-07 USA National Squad
2007-08 USA National Squad
Birthplace: Greenfield, Mass.
Hometown: Greenfield, Mass.
Employer: ADS, Inc. Virginia Beach, Va.
- Wake Forest Univ. '04
- Early Career
Started playing field hockey at age 13 after playing ice hockey...Participated in USA Field Hockey's Futures Program
- Collegiate Highlights
2000 - Started 22 of 22 games for the Demon Deacons, scoring 13 goals...2001 - NFHCA Second Team All-America...First Team all-South Region...NCAA Tournament All-Tournament Team...All-ACC...2002 - NCAA National Champion...NFHCA First Team All-America...ACC Player of the Year...All-ACC...ACC All-Tournament Team...2003 - Honda Award winner as the National Field Hockey Player of the Year...NCAA National Champion...NFHCA First Team All-America...First Team All-South Region...All-Atlantic Coast Conference.
- International Highlights
2005 - USA National Team...New Zealand Tour...Earned first international cap vs New Zealand (5/14/05)...Australia Test Series (Virginia Beach)...Scored first career international goal vs. Australia (6/8/05)...Rabobank Champions Challenge (Virginia Beach, 5th)...Scored two goals in 5-3 win over Spain in Champions Challenge 5th/6th place game...Canada Series (Virginia Beach)...2006 - USA National Squad...Argentina Four Nation Tournament (4th, Rosario, ARG)...World Cup Qualifying Tournament (4th, Rome)...Scored penalty corner goal in final minute to give USA a 1-1 draw with Ireland in first game of World Cup Qualifier...AstroTurf March on Madrid, Virginia Beach (1. NED, 2 ARG, 3. AUS, 4. USA)...World Cup (Madrid, 6th place)...Scored two World Cup goals vs. bronze medalist Argentina (1-2) and silver medalist Australia (1-3)...2007 - Netherlands Tour team...Chile 4-Nation Team Champions, Santiago (1. USA, 2. ARG, 3. CHI, 4. CAN)...Pan American Games Team (2nd, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)...Pan American Elite Team...USA/Japan Series (College Park, Md., 1-3-1)...2008 - Argentina 4 Nation Tournament (Mendoza, ARG. 1. ARG, 2. GER, 3. USA, 4. RSA).
- Nickname: "Dote"
- Favorite places to play: New Zealand (Love the atmosphere!)
- Sport Ambition: Play in the Olympic Games
- Other than U.S. athletes, which international player would you want to have as your teammate: Magdalena Aicega
- I would characterize my style of play as: Aggressive
- I can't live without: My watch
- Other than field hockey, my favorite Olympic Sport is: Ice hockey
- Most people don't know that I: have a twin brother
- The field hockey rule I hate the most: 1 meter rule
- Philosophy on life: "It could always be worse!:
- Favorites: Food- Chicken Movie - The Notebook, TV Show - 24, Sportscenter, Pro Team: Boston Red Sox, Musical group: Lifehouse, Athlete: Michael Jordan
|2007||XV Pan American Games||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||2nd|
|2006||World Cup||Madrid, Spain||6th|
|2006||World Cup Qualifier||Rome, Italy||4th|
|2005||Rabobank Champions Challenge||Virginia Beach, Va.||5th|