Karli Johansen has more than 45 senior caps to her credit as a member of the national team. As a junior, she had helped Canada win silver at the 2012 Junior Pan American Championship and then captained the team at the 2013 FIH Junior World Cup. She made her Commonwealth Games debut in 2014. Johansen played in 70 games in her four years with the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. As a senior, she started all 21 games and recorded all four of her career goals. She was named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad as a freshman in 2010 and the Big Ten All-tournament team twice as a sophomore and junior.
Family: Father Neil Johansen, Mother Lynn Punnett… Getting into the Sport: Started playing field hockey at age 11… Outside Interests: Graduated from the University of Iowa in May 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Health and Human Physiology… Odds and Ends: Favourite motto: “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard”…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
CWG: 2014 – 8th
FIH WCup (junior): 2013 – 14th
PAC (junior): 2012 – SILVER