Further Personal Information
||Medicine - University of Glasgow: Glasgow, SCO
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She started playing hockey at primary school
|Why this sport?
||She followed her sister Nicky into the sport.
|Club / Team
||Canterbury: Canterbury, ENG
|Name of coach
||Nick Clark [club], Danny Kerry [national]
|Preferred position / style / stance / technique
||She has suffered a broken finger six times wile playing hockey. (wired.co.uk, 12 Oct 2010)
|Awards and honours
||She was named Scottish Women's Player of the Year in 2007. (cgcs.org.uk, 15 Sep 2010)
||Her sister Nicky played hockey for Scotland at U21 level. (independent.co.uk, 26 Sep 2010)
In addition to her hockey career she is also a qualified surgeon. "There are massive parallels between sport and medicine. Both are very much team games. Both need self-discipline and self-motivation. You canít give everything to medicine. Thatís a quick way to alcoholism and drug addiction. So I also do hockey." (wired.co.uk, 12 Oct 2010)
She has been a goalkeeper for almost all her hockey life and believes she has her brothers to thank for her choice of position. "I think this may have come from kicking around at football with my brothers. They usually put me in goal." (independent.co.uk, 26 Sep 2010)