Stephanie Kershaw

Stephanie "Steph" Kershaw (born 19 April 1995) is a field hockey player from Australia.[1]

Stephanie Kershaw
Personal information
Full name Stephanie Anna Kershaw
Born (1995-04-19) 19 April 1995 (age 26)
Townsville, Australia
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club Brisbane Blaze
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015– Australia 71 (10)

Personal lifeEdit

Kershaw was born in Townsville, Queensland. She plays hockey for her home state in the Australian Hockey League, as part of the Queensland Scorchers team.[2]

CareerEdit

Senior National TeamEdit

Kershaw made her senior international debut in a test series against Korea in September 2015.[3] Following her debut in September, Kershaw was part of the Australian team that won the 2015 Oceania Cup in October.[4]

In 2018, Kershaw was named in the Hockeyroos team to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. The team finished second, winning a silver medal after losing to New Zealand 4–1 in the final.[5] Kershaw was also a member of the Australian team at the 2018 World Cup, where the team finished in fourth place.[6]

Again in 2018, Kershaw also represented Australia at the Sompo Cup in Japan, and the Champions Trophy in China.[7]

International GoalsEdit


Goal
Date Location Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1 6 September 2015 Perth Hockey Stadium, Perth, Australia   South Korea 3–0 5–1 Test Match [8]
2 22 October 2015 TET MultiSports Centre, Stratford, New Zealand   Samoa 4–0 25–0 2015 Oceania Cup [9]
3 12 November 2017 State Netball and Hockey Centre, Melbourne, Australia   United States 5–0 5–0 2017 Int. Festival of Hockey [10]
4 23 May 2018 Central Otago Sports Club, Cromwell, New Zealand   New Zealand 3–0 3–0 2018 Tri-Nations Tournament [11]
5 13 September 2018 Ritsumeikan University, Osaka, Japan   South Korea 1–0 3–1 2018 SOMPO Cup [12]
6 3–1
7 1 February 2020 Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, Australia   Great Britain 1–1 2–1 2020–21 FIH Pro League [13]
8 28 May 2021 Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand   New Zealand 1–2 2–2 2021 Trans–Tasman Series [14]
9 1 June 2021 1–0 3–1 [15]
10 26 July 2021 Oi Hockey Stadium, Tokyo, Japan   China 5–0 6–0 2020 Summer Olympics [16]

Tournament HistoryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stephanie Kershaw". Hockey Australia. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Stephanie Kershaw". Hockey Australia. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Three to debut for Australian women's hockey team in Perth". Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Oceania Cup teams named". Hockey Australia. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Stephanie KERSHAW". Gold Coast 2018. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup 2018". International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  7. ^ "KERSHAW Stephanie". International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Australia 5–1 Korea". International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 5 April 2019.
  9. ^ "Australia 25–0 Samoa". International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 5 April 2019.
  10. ^ "Australia 5–0 United States". International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 5 April 2019.
  11. ^ "Australia 3–0 New Zealand". International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 5 April 2019.
  12. ^ "Australia 3–1 Korea". International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 5 April 2019.
  13. ^ "Australia 2–1 Great Britain". International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  14. ^ "New Zealand 2–2 Australia". International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 26 July 2021.
  15. ^ "New Zealand 1–3 Australia". International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 26 July 2021.
  16. ^ "Australia 6–0 China". International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 26 July 2021.