Name: Jenny Rizzo
Position: Goalkeeper
Sport: Field Hockey
DOB: 9/22/1997
Hometown: Hershey, Pa.
High School: Hershey
College: Penn State (2019)
Team/Club: Alley Cats
World Championship Experience
  • Silver - 2016 Women's Junior Pan American Games (Trinidad & Tobago)
  • 8th - 2016 Women’s Hockey Junior World Cup (Santiago, Chile)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2021: Named to the U.S. Women's National Team (June)
  • 2020: Named to the U.S. Women's National Development Team, Series against Canada (Chula Vista, Calif.)
  • 2019 - 2021: Played for Beeston Hockey Club (England)
  • 2019: Named to the U.S. Women's National Development Team
  • 2018: At PSU, named team captain, All-Big Ten Second Team
  • 2018: Named to the U.S. Women's National Development Team
  • 2017: At PSU, named NFHCA All-Region
  • 2017: Named to the U.S. U-21 Women's National Team, Series against Great Britain
  • 2016: At PSU, Big Ten Champion
  • 2016: Named to the U.S. U-21 Women's National Team, Series against Chile
Personal: Daughter of Jack and Joan Rizzo...Has a twin brother, Jack, and sister, Ashley...Charity Involvement: Beeston Flyerz Hockey (2020), Penn State THON (2015-2019)...Game Day Mantra: They can't win if they can't score...Favorite Sports Quote: “Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.” - Mia Hamm...Best Words of Advice: If you are comfortable, you aren't growing. Seek challenges, push yourself and don't let others define your journey.
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Rizzo played soccer and softball growing. She started playing field hockey in the fifth grade, and started as a right midfielder until 10th grade, when she put the pads on for the first time.