BRUCE Alison < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA Australia   
Gender Female
Born 23 Sep 1987 in Sydney, AUS
Height1.72 m
Weight 57 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Perth, WA, AUS
Occupation Student
Languages English
Higher education Medical Radiation Science - Curtin University of Technology: Perth, WA, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started playing hockey at age 10 in Newcastle, Australia.
Why this sport? She was inspired to play hockey after watching the film 'The Mighty Ducks.'
Club / Team Regals Hockey Club: Newcastle, NSW, AUS
Name of coach Frank Murray
Coach from which country? Australia
Coach from what year? 2009
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Defence
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for Australia
Opponent South Africa
Tournament International Tournament
Location Durban
General Interest
Nicknames A.B. (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)
Hobbies Surfing, going to the beach and cooking vegetarian dishes. (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Playing in the Champions Trophy 2009 in front of her friends and family in Sydney. (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)
Most influential person in career Her mother. (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)
Hero / Idol Surfer Mick Fanning. (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Play hard and have no regrets!" (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)
Ambitions To earn a permanent spot in the Hockeyroos team and play at the 2012 Olympic Games. (Hockey Australia, 17 Aug 2010)