William White (field hockey)
|Full name||William Neil White|
|Born||2 May 1920|
Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland
|Died||19 February 1990 (aged 69)|
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
|Bowling||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricinfo, 20 July 2010
|Olympic medal record|
|Men's field hockey|
|1948 London||Team competition|
In 1947, White made his debut for Cambridgeshire in the Minor Counties Championship against Bedfordshire. From 1947 to 1949, he represented the county in 11 Minor Counties matches, with his final match for the county coming against Lincolnshire.
He also played 2 first-class cricket matches for Cambridge University in 1948 against the Free Foresters and Gloucestershire. In his 2 first-class matches, he scored 19 runs at a batting average of 6.33, with a high score of 19. With the ball, he took 4 wickets at bowling average of 26.50, with best figures of 4/16.
White represented Great Britain in field hockey at the 1948 Summer Olympics. A member of the British field hockey team which won the silver medal, he played four matches including the final, as forward.