Jen Armbruster

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Jen Armbruster
Medal record
Track and field (athletics)
Representing  United States
Paralympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Summer Paralympics Goalball at the 1996 Summer Paralympics
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Summer Paralympics Goalball at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

Jennifer "Jen" Armbruster (born 1975 in Taipei) is an American goalball player. She is married to Asya Miller and has a son.[1]

Jen Armbruster began losing her vision at 14, but continued to play in her school's basketball team when the progressed to the point of being legally blind. She later lost her vision completely and therefore did not join the military like her father. Instead she found success in goalball and played at the 1992 Summer Paralympics and several Paralympics since. She and her partner both have won a gold medal.[2]

Rosters[edit]

The following is the American roster in the women's goalball tournament of the 2012 Summer Paralympics.[3]

No. Player Age
1 Jen Armbruster 37
2 Amanda Dennis 18
3 Lisa Czechowski 33
4 Asya Miller 33
5 Robin Theryoung 33
6 Jordan Walters 23

The following is the United States roster in the women's goalball tournament of the 2016 Summer Paralympics.[4]

No. Player Class Date of birth (age)
1 Jen Armbruster B1 (1975-02-12)12 February 1975 (aged 41)
3 Lisa Czechowski B2 (1979-05-29)29 May 1979 (aged 37)
4 Asya Miller B3 (1979-10-16)16 October 1979 (aged 36)
5 Amanda Dennis B2 (1994-02-05)5 February 1994 (aged 22)
7 Eliana Mason B2 (1995-09-01)1 September 1995 (aged 21)
9 Marybai Huking B2 (1996-11-11)11 November 1996 (aged 19)

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Paralympics (2012-08-03). "Oregon Live". Oregon Live. Retrieved 2013-12-04.
  2. ^ Portland Tribune
  3. ^ "Women's Goalball – Team Rosters – United States". London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  4. ^ "Women's Goalball – Team Rosters – United States". Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved 19 September 2016.