NAME: Jill Witmer
SPORT: Field Hockey
HOMETOWN: Lancaster, Pa.
SCHOOL: Penn Manor
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 earned All-ACC Freshman of the Year honors in 2010, along with All-ACC Team in 2010, 2011, and 2012, NFHCA Second Team All-American 2010 and 2011, and NFHCA First Team All-American in 2012. She has competed with the U-19 and U-21 Teams, travelling throughout the world, and now with the Women’s Senior National Team. In her senior season at Maryland, it seems that anything is possible for Witmer.
2013: World League 2 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
2011: NCAA National Champions, UMD
High School: Penn Maor
Club: Penn Lanco
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.