Emily Wold

Field Hockey

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Hometown: Freehold, N.J.
Current Residence: Chapel Hill, N.C.
Born: 1994
Joined National Team: 2012
Position: Midfield
Number: 13
Caps: 30

BIO

Wold was a two-time All-America and all-region selection at Freehold Boro High School. She was the youngest athlete at the 2012 Women's National Championship, where she impressed national coaches with her stick skills and speed through the midfield. She proved capable of competing with the top athletes in the U.S. and was named to the U.S. Women's National Team at the age of 17. The University of North Carolina's star freshman made her debut with the U.S. Women's National Team at World League Round 2 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil against the host nation on March 4, 2013. Since then, Wold has been an integral part of Team USA's midfield, impressing the world at the 2014 Rabobank Hockey World Cup.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2014: Champions Challenge (1st, Glasgow, Scotland), Rabobank Hockey World Cup (4th, The Hague, Netherlands)
  • 2013: World League Round 2 (1st, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • 2012: Junior Pan American Games (3rd, Guadalajara, Mexico)

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Twitter: @emwold
High School: Freehold Borough High School '12
Club: Jersey Intensity
Futures: 2007-2010
College: University of North Carolina '16
Major: Communications
Names of parents/guardians: Kathleen and Mark Wold
Names of sibling(s): Ryan Wold
Year you began field hockey: 2006
Game day mantra: Look pretty, play hard
Favorite sports quote: “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams, live the life you’ve imagined.” –Henry David Thoreau
Best words of advice: "Don’t be afraid to set big goals for yourself. Always raise the bar and strive to achieve more."



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