Amanda Woodcroft has more than 25 senior caps to her credit since helping Canada win bronze at the 2013 Pan American Cup. Earlier in the year she had competed at the FIH Junior World Cup. In 2014 she was part of the Canadian team that won gold at the Pan American Indoor Championships. Woodcroft had an outstanding season for the University of Toronto Varsity Blues in 2014, being named CIS Championship Tournament MVP as well as the Liz Hoffman Award winner as CIS season MVP. She was also a CIS All-Canadian and CIS Tournament All-Star. In 2011 she had won the Joyce Slipp Award as CIS women’s field hockey Rookie of the Year.
Family: Younger sister Nicole also plays field hockey for the University of Toronto… Getting into the Sport: Started playing field hockey at age 14… Was intrigued by the mix of ice hockey and soccer… Outside Interests: Enjoys wakeboarding and tubing at the cottage… Works as a camp counsellor… Studying in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto… Odds and Ends: Always travels with ketchup and peanut butter… Favourite quote: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
PACup: 2013 – BRONZE
FIH WCup (junior): 2013 – 14th