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Paris 2024: Meet Emma DeBerdine

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 Emma

    Jersey Number: 27

    Position: Midfield

    Hometown: Millersville, Pa.

    Began Playing: 2010

    Joined USWNT: 2022

    High School: Penn Manor

    Club Team: Nook Hockey, ABC Hockey

    College: University of Maryland

    Major: Marketing

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    Best Words of Advice

    You can't always be the person with the most talent on the field, but you can always be the person who is working the hardest.

  • World Championship Experience
    • Silver - 2024 FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifier (Ranchi, India)
    • Silver - 2023 Pan American Games (Santiago, Chile)
    • Bronze - 2022 Uniphar 5-Nations Tournament (Dublin, Ireland)
    • 4th - 2022 Pan American Cup (Santiago, Chile)
    • 8th - 2021 Junior World Cup (Potchefstroom, South Africa)
    • 9th - 2023-24 FIH Pro League (worldwide)
    • 9th - 2022-23 FIH Pro League (worldwide)
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  • Personal Accolades
    • 2020-22 - member of U-21 USWNT
    • 2018-19 - member of U-19/Rise USWNT
    • 2017 - member of U-17 USWNT

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  • Most memorable field hockey moment

    Qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games

    Hidden Talent

    Speed Walking

    Fun Fact

    Loves a good sweet treat

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  • Favorite Vacation Spot

    Avalon, N.J.

    Favorite Past Times

    Hanging out with her dog, Brandy

    Favorite Pump-Up Song

    Woman - Kesha (feat. The Dap-Kings Horns)

    Dream Job


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  • Parents

    Michael and Debra DeBerdine


    Has a brother, Nathan, and sister, Brooke

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