Lauren Wadas, Hope Rose, Reagan Underwood, Olivia Bent-Cole among junior USA field hockey squad vying for gold in 2023 Pan American Championship

Out of the nine Junior Pan American field hockey tournaments held for women since 1988, team USA has attained the gold medal one time.

The 2023 U-21 USA women’s squad face off with one of the world’s best performers today at 3:30 p.m. at Wildey Hockey Centre in Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex in Saint Michael, Barbados.

Argentina knocked off the Americans 2-0 in the first contest of the tournament. But, the Junior Eagles rallied back to defeat Uruguay 4-1, earning them a spot at the Junior World Cup. Up next, USA outlasted Chile in shootouts. Regulation ended in a 1-1 draw. Shootouts ensued, in which the Junior Eagles dominated 2-0 placing the Americans in today’s championship game.

Here is the team’s roster:

  • Mia Abello, Houston, Texas
  • Lucy Adams, Andover, Mass.
  • Olivia Bent-Cole, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Charlotte Bruder, Malvern, Pa.
  • Jans Croon, Manhattan Beach, Calif.
  • Katie Dixon, Cary, N.C.
  • Ryleigh Heck, Berlin, N.J.
  • Josie Hollamon, Delmar, Del.
  • Daniela Mendez-Trendler, Reistertown, Md.
  • Madison Orsi, Downingtown, Pa.
  • Hope Rose, Dauphin, Pa.
  • Annabel Skubisz, Houston, Texas
  • Abigail Tamer, Whitmore Lake, Mich.
  • Kiersten Thomassey, New Albany, Ohio
  • Ellie Todd, Wellesley, Mass.
  • Reagan Underwood, Sinking Spring, Pa.
  • Lauren Wadas, Annville, Pa.
  • Rayne Wright, Bethlehem, Pa.
  • Isabella Bianco, Berlin, N.J. and Jayden Moon, Spotsylvania, Pa. *non-traveling reserve

Head Coach:Tracey Paul

Assistant Coaches: Allan Law, Jordan Page (Page is also manager)

Video analyst: Chris Fry

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