18 August 1987 |
Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
|Residence||Perth, Western Australia|
|Height||183 cm (6 ft) (2012)|
|Weight||74 kg (163 lb) (2012)|
|Updated on 25 June 2012.|
Jodie Schulz (born 18 August 1987) is an Australian field hockey player. She made her Australia women's national field hockey team debut in 2011, scoring two goals in her first game with the team. She captained two games for the team the same year. She was named to the 2012 Summer Olympics Australian women's field hockey team.
Schulz was born in Redcliffe, and is from Queensland. As of 2012[update], she lives in Perth, Western Australia. She attended Wamuran State Primary School before going to St Columbans College. She started working on a Bachelor Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Sunshine Coast in 2007 and was still enrolled in 2012. She was named the Sunshine Coast Sport Star of the Year senior monthly winner for April 2012.
Schulz is 183 centimetres (72 in) tall and weighs 74 kilograms (163 lb).
Schulz has held field hockey scholarships with the Australian Institute of Sport and the Queensland Academy of Sport.
When the Hockeyroos got new coach Adam Commens in January 2011, Schulz was one of four players identified for to aide in developing the national side. In 2011, she made her senior national team debut at the Four Nations Tournament in Argentina, scoring two goals in her first game. Later in the year, in October, she was the national team captain during two games against China. In June 2012, she played in the Investec London Cup. In the 4-1 win against Ireland in the lead up London, she scored the team's third goal. As of June 2012[update], she had 43 caps with the Hockeyroos.
Schulz was named to the Australia women's national field hockey squad that will compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where she will make her debut as a 24 year old, one year after making her senior national team debut.
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