Kayla Whitelock

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Kayla Whitelock
Personal information
Born (1985-10-30) 30 October 1985 (age 29)
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Midfield
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?–present Central Mysticks
National team
2003–present New Zealand 213 (52)
Infobox last updated on: 24 April 2014 (national)[2][3]

Kayla Marie Whitelock (née Sharland, born 30 October 1985) is a New Zealand field hockey player, and current captain of the New Zealand women's national field hockey team (the Black Sticks Women).[4] She has competed in three Olympic Games (2004, 2008 and 2012), three Commonwealth Games (2006, 2010 and 2014) and two Hockey World Cups (2010 and 2014).

Whitelock was born in Palmerston North, and is of Rangitāne decent.[5] She married Crusaders rugby player George Whitelock in December 2013.[6]

International senior competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kayla Sharland - London 2012 Olympics". Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "New Zealand Hockey Representatives - Women". Hockey New Zealand. 24 April 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "New Zealand Goal Scorers - Women". Hockey New Zealand. 24 April 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Kayla Sharland - Profile". Hockey New Zealand. Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  5. ^ Tipene-Leach, Oriini (31 July 2014). "Day 7: Update on our Māori athletes in Glasgow". Television New Zealand. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 
  6. ^ Lampp, Peter (17 December 2013). "Sharland warns of attrition". Manawatu Standard. Retrieved 14 June 2014.