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Paris 2024: Meet Meredith Sholder

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 Meredith

    Jersey Number: 2

    Position: Midfield

    Hometown: Fleetwood, Pa.

    Began Playing: 2006

    Joined USWNT: 2022

    High School: Emmaus High School

    Club Team: Firestyx, WC Eagles

    College: University of North Carolina

    Major: Biology

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    Best Words of Advice

    "The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Nelson Mandela

  • World Championship Experience
    • Silver - 2024 FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifier (Ranchi, India)
    • Silver - 2023 Pan American Games (Santiago, Chile)
    • 9th - 2023-24 FIH Pro League (worldwide)
    • 9th - 2022-23 FIH Pro League (worldwide)
    • 9th - 2021-22 FIH Pro League (worldwide)
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  • Personal Accolades
    • 2023-24 FIH Pro League (worldwide) -  Player of the Match against Great Britain
    • 2022-23 FIH Pro League (worldwide), Player of the Match against New Zealand
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  • Most memorable field hockey moment

    Qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games in Ranchi, India in the game against Japan

    Hidden Talent

    Can bust a move

    Fun Fact

    Is left handed

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  • Favorite Vacation Spot

    Walt Disney World

    Favorite Past Times

    Spending time outdoors

    Favorite Pump-Up Song

    Lose Yourself - Eminem

    Dream Job

    Physician’s Assistant

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  • Parents

    Marc and Jane Sholder


    Has a sister, Emily

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