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Paris 2024: Meet Ally Hammel

With the start of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games rapidly approaching, get to know the athletes named to the U.S. Olympic Women's Field Hockey Team.

  • About Ally

    Jersey Number: 21

    Position: Defense

    Hometown: Duxbury, Mass.

    Began Playing Field Hockey: 2008

    Joined USWNT: 2019

    High School: Duxbury

    Club Team: HTC Field Hockey

    College: Boston University

    Major: Health Sciences

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    Best Words of Advice

    "To all the younger players, go out and have fun. I discovered my passion for the game by just playing and not worrying about how I was doing or what my stats were. Be present, and have fun in all that you do."

  • World Champioship Experience
    • Silver - 2024 FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifier (Ranchi, India)
    • Silver - 2023 Pan American Games (Santiago, Chile)
    • 4th - 2022 Pan American Cup (Santiago, Chile)
    • 9th - 2023-24 FIH Pro League (worldwide)
    • 9th - 2022-23 FIH Pro League (worldwide)
    • 9th - 2021-22 FIH Pro League (worldwide)
    • 9th - 2020-21 FIH Pro League (worldwide)
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  • Personal Accolades
    • 2023 Pan American Elite Team
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  • Most memorable field hockey moment

    Winning against Japan to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games

    Hidden Talent

    Is a pretty good cook

    Fun Fact

    Won four high school state championships in ice hockey

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  • Favorite Vacation Spot

    Duxbury, Mass.

    Favorite Pastimes

    Walks on the beach with her fiancé and dog

    Favorite Pump-Up Song

    Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd, Gucci Mane

    Dream Job

    Physical Therapist

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  • Parents

    David and Jennifer Hammel


    Has two brothers, Jon and Matt