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Jill Witmer

Field Hockey

HometownLancaster, PA
Current Residence: Lancaster, PA
Joined National Team: 2013
Position: Forward
Number: 10
Caps: 34

BIO

Witmer’s interest in field hockey started simple through the encouragement of her parents. What blossomed out of that supportive push were an onslaught of personal, team, and international accomplishments. She competed with the U-19 and U-21 U.S. Teams, travelling throughout the world, and has rejoined her University of Maryland teammate, Katie O'Donnell, now with the Women’s Senior National Team. Witmer fearless style of play makes her a formidable opponent on the forward line for Team USA. She was a member of the gold medal squad at the 2014 Champions Challenge and part of the 2014 Rabobank Hockey World Cup team that burst onto the international stage with a fourth place finish.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2014: Champions Challenge (1st, Glasgow, Scotland), Rabobank Hockey World Cup (4th, The Hague, Netherlands)
  • 2013: World League 2 (1st, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), World League Round 3 (London, England), Pan American Cup (2nd, Mendoza, Argentina)
  • 2011: U21 European Tour (Dublin, Ireland) NCAA National Champions, UMD

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Twitter: @JillWitmerFH
High School: Penn Manor
Club: Penn Lanco
Futures: 2007-2009
College: University of Maryland
Major: Family Science
Names of parents/guardians: Lew and Judy Witmer
Names of sibling(s): Jon, Jocelyn, Joe, and Jeremy Witmer
Best words of advice: Always try your best and you will never have regrets.


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