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Emily Defroand

Midfielder - Senior Women

Player Profile

Nationality England
Position Midfielder
Debut 25 February 2017
Club Surbiton HC
Date of Birth 27 July 1994
Age 26
Height N/Acm
Stat N/A

Having been inspired whilst watching her heroes win Olympic bronze at London 2012, Emily is now following in their footsteps as a fully fledged international player.

Just a few months after making her senior international debut, she was part of the England side that won 2017 European bronze before picking up another medal of the same colour at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Success isn’t novel to Emily though, having won several Vitality Women’s Hockey League titles with Surbiton and both the BUCS League and Cup titles while studying at the University of Birmingham. 

She was also voted the 2012 Hockey Writers’ Club Young Player of the Year and also was also named the 2014/15 Women’s Junior Performance Player of the Season.

Player Caps

Total Caps 55
England Caps 36
GB Caps 19