Kayla Whitelock
Kayla Whitelock
The world’s most prestigious international field hockey tournament – The California Cup 2019 will take center stage this weekend, with athletes travelling from all over the globe.
Established in 1972. the California Cup is a product of unwavering commitment by the proud Founder Tom Harris.
The dates set for the the 48th edition of the California Cup, an official USA Field Hockey sanctioned event, are set for the weekend of May 24-27, 2019 this year.
Similarly to previous years,  expect a high level of competition and some big names to feature in the tournament.
We have already featured about Pools and Key players in the Mens division . Here we look at Key Players in the women’s super division.
  • Jolie Pitts
  • Rush’d
  • The Olympic Club
  • Northeast
  • Pacific Tigers
  • Team Osaka (CAN)
Teams and Key Players
Team Osaka (CAN)
  • Stephanie De Groof : Belgium 2012 Olympics
  • Kathryn Slattery: Australia 2014, 2016 Olympics
Jolie Pitts
  • Samantha Harrison : New Zealand 2012 Olympics
  • Charlotte Harrison : New Zealand 2012,2016 Olympics
  • K.Ginolfi/Falgowski : USA 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympics
  • Lauren Crandall : USA 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympics
  • Rachel Dawson : USA 2008, 2012, 2016 Olympian
  • Kayla Whitelock née Sharland : New Zealand,  (2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016) Olympian
Bienen HC ( mexico)
Most players are from the Mexican National team
The Olympic Club
All members are former US college standouts
Most players are Former college stand outs, who are now coaching.
Key players include M. Sposito – US Indoor National Team and K. Briddell – current member of the US WNT Development Squad.
Pacific Tigers
Gaby de Kock, Ash Rutherford,Kriekie van Wyk, Hayley Kilfoil,Nthabi Maine, Marlise van Tonder – are 6 key players from South Africa.

Kathryn Peterson, Megan Rodgers, Brynn Zorilla and Meghan Schneiderin are from the USA Junior team while others are high school/college players.

Action begins on May 24th 2019. Full schedule of the women’s team matches can be found here.


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