Hannah Wilkinson in 2011
|Full name||Hannah Lillian Wilkinson|
|Date of birth||28 May 1992|
|Place of birth||Whangarei, New Zealand|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft in)|
|2005-2009||Kamo High School|
|2010-2012||New Zealand U-20||15||(9)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 July 2019|
? National team caps and goals correct as of 10 March 2020
Wilkinson joined the Tennessee Volunteers as a sophomore in 2012. She received first team All-South-eastern Conference honors in her debut season. Wilkinson lead the SEC with eight goals and 17 points in conference play. Despite joining the team after the London Olympics, five matches into the season, Wilkinson led Tennessee in goals (eight), points (17), shots (48), shot percentage (.167) and match-winners (four). For her heroics against the Aggies and the Rebels, she received the SEC Offensive Player of the Week, Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week, Soccer America Team of the Week and TSWA Women's Soccer Player of the Week accolades. In November of her senior season the NCAA granted her eligibility for the 2015 season. She was originally assigned a sophomore status when she enrolled at Tennessee after previously attending classes at Auckland University of Technology for one year. She tore her ACL in August 2015 and was granted a medical redshirt year.
Wilkinson first played for the New Zealand under 20 side in January 2010 and impressed national selector John Herdman with 5 goals in 3 games, including a hat-trick in her first, earning herself a call up to the senior side for friendlies against Australia and a trip to the Cyprus Cup. In 2010, she represented New Zealand at the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, appearing in all three group games. She also appeared in all three group games for New Zealand during the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, which took place in Japan.
Wilkinson made her senior international début for New Zealand in the starting lineup in a friendly against Australia on 17 February 2010. She made her first FIFA Women's World Cup appearance in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, appearing in all three group matches as a substitute. In the last match, she scored in the 94th minute to force a draw with Mexico. Wilkinson appeared in three of New Zealand's four matches in the 2012 London Olympics. She played of all New Zealand's three matches at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada. She started in all three of New Zealand's matches at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.
Aside from soccer, Wilkinson says she enjoys playing the drums and guitar and surfing. She has released two single songs on Spotify. Waiting for the Sun was released in January 2019 and the second, Set Me Free, in April 2019. She lists New Zealand surfer, Paige Hareb, as her sporting hero.
Wilkinson is openly gay.