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 - 2017 World League Semifinals (Johannesburg, South Africa)
  • Gold - 2015 Pan American Games Alternate (Toronto, Canada)
  • Bronze - 2016 Champions Trophy (London, England)
  • 5th - 2015 World League Round Semifinals (Valencia, Spain)
  • 7th - 2017 World League Final (Auckland, New Zealand)
  • 14th - 2018 Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup (London, England)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018: Series against The Netherlands (Palo Alto, Calif.), Series against Canada (Chula Vista, Calif.), Series against Chile (Lancaster, Pa.), Series against Argentina (Tucuman, Argentina), Four Nations Women's Ibaraki International Tournament (4th, Osaka, Japan), Series against Belgium (Lancaster, Pa.)
  • 2017 : The Hawke's Bay Cup (4th, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand), Series against Ireland (Lancaster, Pa.), International Festival of Hockey (4th, Melbourne, Australia)
  • 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."