Stella de Heij

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Stella de Heij
Personal information
Born17 January 1968 (1968-01-17) (age 51)

Stella de Heij (born 17 January 1968 in Driehuis) is a former field hockey goalkeeper from the Netherlands, who played eighteen international matches for her national team.

De Heij was a member of the Dutch Women's Team that, under the guidance of coach and former international Tom van 't Hek, won the bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics, after defeating Great Britain on penalty strokes in the bronze medal game. In Atlanta, Georgia she was the stand-in for first choice goalie Jacqueline Toxopeus.