STORRY Beth < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA England   
Gender Women
Born 24 Apr 1978
Height1.73 m
Weight 75 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Marlow, ENG
Occupation Athlete
Languages Dutch, English
Higher education Psychology, Sports Science - Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education: Gloucester, ENG
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She first played hockey at age 12 at school.
Club / Team Reading: Reading, ENG
Name of coach Simon Letchford [club], Danny Kerry [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Goalkeeper
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2002
Competing for England
Location Macau, China
General Interest
Nicknames Bethany, Bee, Bessie, Liz (GB Hockey Team Guide 2008, Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Hobbies Sports, hill walking, travelling, cooking, spending time with friends and family. (GB Hockey Team Guide 2008, Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning bronze at the 2010 World Cup in Rosario, Argentina. (Athlete, 03 Jul 2011)
Hero / Idol Swiss tennis player Roger Federer. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Injuries She tore her right calf muscle in 2008 and was out of competition for two weeks. (Athlete, 24 Jul 2009)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs She likes to listen to music before a match and always puts her water bottle to the right hand side of the goal. (Athlete, 24 Jul 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto "If you don't like this feeling, don't come unprepared. This will not be easy." and "Always believe in and trust your own abilities." (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Awards and honours She was named in the International Hockey Federation's [FIH] All Star team in 2010. (fih.ch, 22 Dec 2011)

She was named Goalkeeper of the Tournament at the 2010 World Cup in Rosario, Argentina. (englandhockey.co.uk, 09 Dec 2010)

She was named Goalkeeper of the Tournament at the 2010 Champions Trophy in Nottingham, England. (FIH, 18 Jul 2010)

She was named the 2008 UK Female Player of the Year following an annual poll conducted amongst British members of the Hockey Writers' Club. (Great Britain Hockey, 29 Jan 2009)
Ambitions To win an Olympic gold medal. (Athlete, 24 Jul 2009)