Stacey Michelsen

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Stacey Michelsen
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Michelsen (in black) and Naomi van As
Personal information
Born (1991-02-18) 18 February 1991 (age 27)
Whangarei, New Zealand
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb)
Playing position Midfield
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004– Northland
National team
2009– New Zealand 135 (15)

Stacey Michelsen (born 18 February 1991) is a New Zealand field hockey player. She has competed for the New Zealand women's national field hockey team (the Black Sticks Women), including for the team at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1][1][2][3][4]

Michelsen was first selected for the Black Sticks Women in June 2009, along with ten other players as the Black Sticks squad was overhauled following its last place finish at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.[5] In February 2012, she was named the 2011 women's Young Player of the Year in the International Hockey Federation's (FIH) Player of the Year Awards.[6]

Born in Whangarei, Michelsen attended Kamo Intermediate[7] and Kamo High School in Whangarei[8] and St Cuthbert's College in Auckland.[9] She studies law and business at the University of Auckland.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stacey Michelsen – London 2012 Olympics". Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "New Zealand Hockey Representatives – Women" (PDF). Hockey New Zealand. 24 April 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "New Zealand Goal Scorers – Women" (PDF). Hockey New Zealand. 24 April 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Stacey Michelsen – Hockey New Zealand". Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Fresh new talent defines the 2009 Black Sticks women's national squad". Hockey New Zealand. 2 June 2009. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "Paumen & Michelsen named 2011 Players of the Year". International Hockey Federation (FIH). 2 February 2012. Retrieved 23 August 2012. 
  7. ^ Maddaford, Terry (26 March 2011). "Hockey: Kamo Intermediate 'old girls' dominate Black Sticks". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  8. ^ Eves, Tim (18 August 2006). "SCHOOL HOCKEY – Schools nail two national finals". The Northern Advocate. Retrieved 17 August 2012. 
  9. ^ "St Cuthbert's Olympians". East Bays Courier (via Stuff.co.nz). 27 June 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2012. 
  10. ^ "Congratulations to our student Olympians". University of Auckland. 22 August 2016. Retrieved 23 August 2016.