Name: Brandon Karess
Position: Goalkeeper
Sport: Field Hockey
Hometown: Allentown, Pa.
High School: William Allen High School
College: In the process of transferring to either San Diego State, or a community college near by
World Championship Experience
  • Gold - 2016 World League Round 1 (Salamanca, Mexico)
  • Bronze - 2017 Pan American Cup (Lancaster, Pa.)
  • Bronze - 2017 World League Round 2 (Tacarigua, Trinidad & Tobago), Goalkeeper of the Tournament Award
  • 5 Nations Tournament (Malaga, Spain)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2017: Series against France (Paris, France)
  • 2016: Series against Canada (West Vancouver & Surrey, Canada)
  • 2011 and 2012: Men’s U-21 National Championship Champion
  • 2010: Youth Pan Am Games (2nd, Hermosillo, Mexico), Goalkeeper of the tournament
Personal: Major: Sociology...Names of parents/guardians: Robert and Marsha Karess...Names of sibling(s): Michael and Matthew...Year you began field hockey: 2009...Favorite Sports Quote: “I’m the best ever. I’m the most brutal and vicious, and most ruthless champion there’s ever been. There’s no one who can stop me.” - Mike Tyson...Best Words of Advice: You’re going to make mistakes, and people are going to try and hold you back from your goals. But nothing should stop you from achieving those goals if you have the will to do so.