USA Field Hockey Team Named for Investec World Leauge Semi-Final

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – June 7, 2013 – U.S. head coach Craig Parnham has announced the 18-player roster for the International Hockey Federation’s World League Semi-Final in London, England, June 22-30. The roster features a strong balance of experience and youth with 12 Olympians, including four two-time Olympians as well as three collegiate student-athletes from the University of Maryland, University of North Carolina and Princeton University.

USA Field Hockey Logo“The squad is a nice balance of youth and experience,” said Parnham. “There is a great spirit with the group and we are looking forward to the challenge of the World League Semi-Finals.”

Team USA is undergoing its final preparations for the World League Semi-Final at Rutgers University and is set to depart for London Saturday, June 15. The U.S. will aim to qualify for the 2014 World Cup, an event they missed out on in 2010 after suffering a 3-1 loss to Korea in the finals of their World Cup qualifying event. The U.S. finished 6th at the 2006 World Cup in Madrid, Spain. Continue reading →