Lauren Powley

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Lauren Powley
Personal information
Born (1984-03-05) March 5, 1984 (age 33)
Kingston, Pennsylvania
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Midfield
National team
2005-2008 Team USA 37

Lauren Powley (born March 5, 1984) is an American field hockey player.

Biography[edit]

Early life and education[edit]

Lauren Powley was born March 5, 1984 in Kingston, Pennsylvania to Penelope and Kenneth Powley. She grew up in Mountaintop, Pennsylvania and graduated from Wyoming Seminary high school in Kingston, Pennsylvania, in 2002.[1]

Field hockey career[edit]

Powley played collegiate field hockey for the University of Maryland Terrapins. She was co-captain of the team her senior year,[2] which won the NCAA Women's Field Hockey Championship.

She has been a member of the United States women's national field hockey team since 2005 and has 37 international caps. Prior to that, she and played on the junior squads in 2001 (under-18), 2002 (under-19), 2004 and 2005 (under-21). Powley competed in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China as a member of the United States Field Hockey Team.[3] The team earned a spot in the Olympic games after defeating Belgium in the Olympic Qualifier championship game on April 28, 2008.

In 2006, Powley biked across the United States with her father, Ken, to raise money for the U.S. field hockey team.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robinson, Tom (2008-06-24). "Powley headed to Beijing Games". The Times Leader. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Field Hockey's Beach and Powley Selected 2005 Team Captains". CSTV. 2005-04-26. 
  3. ^ "Sem grad hits another goal". The Times Leader. 2008-04-30. 
  4. ^ Sokolowshi, Lisa (2005-12-17). "Sem great to pedal away for U.S. Field Hockey". The Times Leader. p. 1B. 

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