Name: Paityn Wirth
Position: Striker/Midfielder
Sport: Field Hockey
DOB: 5/27/2000
Hometown: Thompsontown, Pa.
High School: Greenwood
College: North Carolina (2024)
Team/Club: WC Eagles
World Championship Experience
  • Gold - 2017 Indoor Pan American Cup (Georgetown, Guyana)
  • 10th - 2018 FIH Hockey Indoor World Cup (Berlin, Germany)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2021: Named to the U.S. Women's National Team (June)
  • 2021: Named to the U.S. U22 Junior Pan American Championship Training Squad
  • 2020-21: At UNC, named to the ACC Championship All-Tournament Team
  • 2020: Named to the U.S. U-21 Women's National Team
  • 2019: At PSU, named to the NFHCA All-Mideast Region Second-Team
  • 2019: Named to the U.S. U-19 Women's National Team, Germany Tour
  • 2019: Named to the U.S. Women's National Indoor Team, Croatia Cup (Sveti, Ivan Zelina, Croatia)
  • 2018: Named to the U.S. Women's National Indoor Team, Series against Czech (Prague, Czech Republic)
  • 2017: Named to the U.S. Women's National Indoor Team, Rohrmax Cup (Vienna, Austria)
  • 2017: Named to the U.S. U-17 Women's National Team, Ireland Tour
  • 2016: Named to the U.S. U-17 Women's National Team, Germany Tour
Personal: Daughter of Greg and Linnea Wirth...Has four siblings, Hunter, Gage, Titan and Mackenzie...Game Day Mantra: "Look good, play good!"...Favorite Sports Quote: “Leave no doubt”- Dad...Best Words of Advice: Embrace the friendships along the way that help make the sport more than just a game but create a culture.
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From an early age, Wirth was focused on playing soccer. Her older sister had always been very involved in field hockey, where she became a mandated spectator and ended up picking up a stick. After some success, she loved the sport and became a serious student of the game.