Name: Caitlin Van Sickle
Sport: Field Hockey
Position: Defender
DOB: 1/26/1990
Birthplace: Wilmington, Del.
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
High School: Tower Hill School
College: University of North Carolina
Team/Club: First State Diamonds
Olympic Experience
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games (5th, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
World Championship Experience
  • Gold - 2015 Pan American Games Alternate (Toronto, Canada)
  • Bronze - 2016 Champions Trophy (London, England)
  • 5th - 2015 World League Round 3 (Valencia, Spain)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016: Series against Canada (Chula Vista, Calif.), Series against Chile (Lancaster, Pa.), Series against Holland (Hilversum, The Netherlands), Citi Rio Send-Off Series (Lancaster, Pa.)
  • 2015: Series against Argentina (Lancaster, Pa.), 8 Nations Tournament (5th, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand), Series against Ireland (Lancaster, Pa.), Series against Great Britain (Marlow, UK), Series against Japan (Lancaster, Pa.)
  • 2013: Four Nations (Auckland, New Zealand)
  • 2009: NCAA Division I National Champion (UNC)
Personal: Daugther of Mike and Lori Van Sickle...Has a sister, Taylor...Nickname is Poppy...Favorite Sports Quote: “The vision of a champion is someone who is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion when no one else is watching.” – Anson Dorance...Best Words of Advice: "Never give up on your dreams."