Laura Unsworth
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Laura Unsworth

Laura Unsworth
MBE
Laura Unsworth in 2009.jpg
Unsworth at the 2010 Champions Trophy
Personal information
Born (1988-03-08) 8 March 1988 (age 33)
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands,
England
Height 1.52 m (5 ft 0 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Playing position Midfielder or Defender
Club information
Current club East Grinstead
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003-2006 Sutton Coldfield HC 11 (13)
2007-2012 Loughborough Students 19 (26)
2013-2015 Holcombe 6 (5)
2015-present East Grinstead
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008-present England 148 (7)
2009-present Great Britain 126 (4)
ENGLAND & GB TOTAL: 274 (11)
Medal record
Last updated on: 10 June 2021

Laura Unsworth, (born 8 March 1988) is an English field hockey player who plays as a midfielder or defender for East Grinstead and the England and Great Britain national teams.[1][2]

She attended Coppice Primary School, Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls and Loughborough University.

Club Career

Unsworth plays club hockey in the Women's England Hockey League Premier Division for East Grinstead.

She has also played for Holcombe, Loughborough Students and Sutton Coldfield.[3]

International Career

Unsworth made her international debut in 2008 and was part of the Great Britain teams that won the gold medal at the 2016 Olympics and bronze at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

She has also competed for England at the Europeans winning 2 bronze, a silver and most recently a Gold in London in 2015.[4] She also competed for England at the Commonwealth Games, securing bronze and silver at the 2010 and 2014.[5] [6]

References

  1. ^ "Weekend Birthdays", The Guardian, p. 45, 8 March 2014
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Laura Unsworth". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ "WHL Statistics". fixtureslive.com. UK. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "Unibet EuroHockey Championships 2015". Unibet EuroHockey Championships 2015. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "GB Hockey Profile". Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ https://tms.fih.ch/people/522

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