Jen Armbruster

Jennifer "Jen" Armbruster (born February 12, 1975[1] in Taipei) is an American goalball player. She is married to Jackie Bower and has a son and three other children.[2]

Jen Armbruster
Personal information
Full nameJennifer Armbruster
NationalityAmerican
BornFebruary 12, 1975 (1975-02-12) (age 46)
Taipei

Jen Armbruster began losing her vision at 14, but continued to play in her school's basketball team when the progressed to the point of being legally blind. She later lost her vision completely and therefore did not join the military like her father. Instead she found success in goalball and played at the 1992 Summer Paralympics and several Paralympics since. She has won a gold medal.[3]

RostersEdit

The following is the American roster in the women's goalball tournament of the 2012 Summer Paralympics.[4]

No. Player Age
1 Jen Armbruster 37
2 Amanda Dennis 18
3 Lisa Czechowski 33
4 Asya Miller 33
5 Robin Theryoung 33
6 Jordan Walters 23

The following is the United States roster in the women's goalball tournament of the 2016 Summer Paralympics.[5]

No. Player Class Date of birth (age)
1 Jen Armbruster B1 (1975-02-12)February 12, 1975 (aged 41)
3 Lisa Czechowski B2 (1979-05-29)May 29, 1979 (aged 37)
4 Asya Miller B3 (1979-10-16)October 16, 1979 (aged 36)
5 Amanda Dennis B2 (1994-02-05)February 5, 1994 (aged 22)
7 Eliana Mason B2 (1995-09-01)September 1, 1995 (aged 21)
9 Marybai Huking B2 (1996-11-11)November 11, 1996 (aged 19)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jen Armbruster". London2012.com. London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on September 9, 2012.
  2. ^ U.S. Paralympics (August 3, 2012). "Oregon Live". Oregon Live. Archived from the original on August 23, 2015. Retrieved December 4, 2013.
  3. ^ "Portland Tribune". Archived from the original on September 4, 2016. Retrieved August 6, 2015.
  4. ^ "Women's Goalball – Team Rosters – United States". London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on September 9, 2012. Retrieved October 21, 2012.
  5. ^ "Women's Goalball – Team Rosters – United States". Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on February 18, 2017. Retrieved September 19, 2016.

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