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Meet Team USA: Field Hockey

Meet the women's field hockey team that will represent the U.S. at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. 

The U.S. men's field hockey team failed to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

The U.S. women's field hockey team qualified by winning the 2015 Pan American Games. At the 2012 London Olympics, the U.S. women failed to advance out of pool play. In Rio, the team is in Pool B along with Argentina, Australia, Great Britain, Japan and India.

Here is the women's roster:

Goalkeeper- Jackie Briggs

Defenders- Lauren Crandall (2008, 2012 Olympian), Stefanie Fee, Julia Reinprecht (2012 Olympian), Rachel Dawson (2008, 2012 Olympian), Alyssa Manley, Caitlin Van Sickle

Midfielders- Katelyn Falgowski (2008, 2012 Olympian) Melissa Gonzalez (2012 Olympian), Katie Reinprecht (2012 Olympian), Michelle Vittese (2012 Olympian)

Strikers- Michelle Kasold (2012 Olympian), Katie Bam (2012 Olympian), Jill Witmer, Kat Sharkey, Kelsey Kolojejchick

Alternates- Paige Selenski (2012 Olympian), Alesha Widdall

Learn more about each athlete here


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