Emily Wold

Field Hockey

Name: Emily Wold
Sport: Field Hockey
Position: Midfield
DOB: 9/26/1994
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey
Hometown: Freehold, New Jersey
High School: Freehold Borough High School '12
College: University of North Carolina '16
Team/Club: Jersey Intensity
World Championship Experience
  • Gold - 2015 Pan American Games (Toronto, Canada)
  • Gold - 2014 Champions Challenge (Glasgow, Scotland)
  • Gold - 2013 World League Round 2 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • Bronze - 2016 Champions Trophy (London, England)
  • 4th - 2014 Rabobank Hockey World Cup (The Hague, The Netherlands)
  • 5th - 2015 World League Round 3 Alternate (Valencia, Spain)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016: Series against Canada (Chula Vista, Calif.), Series against Chile (Lancaster, Pa.), Series against Holland (Hilversum, The Netherlands)
  • 2015: Series against Ireland (Lancaster, Pa.)
  • 2012: Junior Pan American Games (3rd, Guadalajara, Mexico)
Personal: Daughter of Mark and Kathleen Wold ... Has a brother, Ryan ... Began playing field hockey in 2006 ... 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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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.

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