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Paris 2024: Meet Karlie Kisha

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 Karlie

    Jersey Number: 25

    Position: Defense

    Hometown: Hamburg, Pa.

    Began Playing Field Hockey: 2007

    Joined USWNT: 2020

    High School: Hamburg Area

    Club Team: High Styx

    College: University of Connecticut

    Major: Chemistry

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    Best Words of Advice

    “Be where your feet are."

  • 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
    • 2014 - member of the U-19 USWNT
    • 2015 - member of the U-21 USWNT
    • 2017-19 - member of the Development USWNT
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  • Most memorable field hockey moment

    Qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games in Ranchi, India and winning two NCAA National Championships

    Hidden Talent

    Finds four leaf clovers anywhere

    Fun Fact

    Played four sports her senior year of high school - field hockey, swimming, track & field and cross country

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  • Favorite Vacation Spot

    Lake Placid, N.Y.

    Favorite Pastimes

    Camping, biking, skiing, boating, hiking etc.

    Favorite Pump-Up Song

    Hells Bells - AC/DC

    Dream Job

    Being on the USWNT

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  • Parents

    Cliff and Diane Heistand


    Has a sister, Rayell


    Married to Josh Kisha, former last name is Heistand