Further Personal Information
||Vancouver, BC, CAN
||Human Movement Studies - University of British Columbia: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She started playing hockey at the age of eight in Canada.
|Why this sport?
||She grew up with the sport because her mum played on the national team. She had her first stick when she was one.
|Club / Team
||Meralomas: Vancouver, BC, CAN
|Preferred position / style / stance / technique
||"J" [because there have been a lot of Steph's on the Canadian hockey team throughout the years]. (fieldhockey.ca, 20 Aug 2010)
||Listening to music and singing along, squash, playing the guitar, going to the driving range. (fieldhockey.ca, 20 Aug 2010)
|Most influential person in career
||Trevor Linden. (fieldhockey.ca, 20 Aug 2010)
|Hero / Idol
||Athletes Susan Paterson, Ed Jovanovski and Trevor Linden. (fieldhockey.ca, 20 Aug 2010)
||She suffered a torn cartilage in her wrist in 2000 forcing her to have surgery in August of the same year. She re-injured the same wrist in 2006 resulting in another surgery and returned to the squad in January 2007. (fieldhockey.ca, 20 Aug 2010)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"To play the game is good, to win the game is better, to love the game is best." (Field Hockey Canada, 09 Apr 2002)
|Awards and honours
||2004 CIS Liz Hoffman Player of the Year. (Team Canada Pan American Guide 2007)
2005 Sport BC University Athlete of the Year. (Team Canada Pan American Guide 2007)
Winnner of the 2004-05 Marilyn Pomfret Award as the UBC Female of the Year. (Team Canada Pan American Guide 2007)
||Her mother, Sue, played on the Canadian hockey team from 1973 to 1979 and is the accounts manager for Field Hockey British Columbia. Her brother David plays on the Canadian men's field hockey team, and her sister Katie plays for the UBC Thunderbirds. (fieldhockey.ca, 20 Aug 2010)
||She wants to play in the Olympic Games. (Field Hockey Canada, 09 Apr 2002)
She also works as the High Performance Program Assistant with Field Hockey British Columbia. (fieldhockey.ca, 20 Aug 2010)