Casey Umstead

Casey Umstead

Hometown: Green Lane, PA
Position: Defender
Number: 5
Stick: TK Total 1.1 Accelerate

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2019
FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifier (Bhubaneswar, India)
Pan American Games (Bronze - Lima, Peru)
FIH Pro League (9th) Series against Canada (Lancaster, PA)
Series against Chile (Santiago, Chile)
2018
Recorded first cap on November 26 against Belgium, Series against Belgium (Lancaster, PA)
Series against Chile (Devo, Santiago, Chile)
Named to the the U.S. Women's National Team Series against Belgium (Lancaster, PA)
2017
Named to the U.S. Women's National Developmental Squad
Named to the U.S. U-21 Women's National Team
Great Britain test series
2014
Named to the U.S. U-19 Women's National Team
2013
Named to the U.S. Women's National Team
2012
Named to the Junior U.S. Women's National Indoor Team

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HIGHLIGHTS

2016
NFHCA/Longstreth All-American First Team
NFHCA All-Midwest Region First Team
All-Big East First Team
Big East Defensive Player of the Year
All-Big East Tournament Team
Big East Champion
NCAA Division I National Champion
2015
NFHCA All-Mideast Region Second Team
All-Big East Second Team
All-Big East Tournament Team
Big East All-Academic Team
Big East Champion
NFHCA Collegiate National Academic Squad
2014

All-Big East League Second Team
Big East Champion
NCAA Division I National Champion
NFHCA Collegiate National Academic Squad
NFHCA Scholar of Distinction

PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS

How old were you when you first started playing?
Around 11 years old
Who was your favorite athlete growing up? (can be any sport)
My brothers, since we would always play different sports around the house
What's your go-to pregame meal?
Oatmeal/yogurt/fruit or peanut butter bread
What is your favorite pump-up song?
Anything Taylor Swift
Describe your playing style in no more than three words?
Simple, technical, competitive
What is your secret talent?
Baking/Board Games
What is your favorite movie?
Dumb and Dumber
What fictional character would you love to meet?
Ace Ventura
As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
FBI Special Agent
What do you do when you're not playing field hockey?
Netflix and school work! I recently received my MBA with a concentration in Health Services.
What is your favorite food to cook?
Salmon with asparagus and mashed potatoes
What is your favorite motivational quote?
"For nothing is impossible with God" Luke 1:37
What is the best piece of advice you've ever received?
"You are enough" - Nancy Stevens (UConn Field Hockey)
What is your favorite place to travel to?
The Netherlands - I love Amsterdam
Cake or pie?
Cake
Pineapples on pizza?
Absolutely!
Beach house or cabin?
Beach house
What is your favorite field hockey memory?
Winning the 2017 NCAA National Championship or Competing at the Pan Am Games/Olympic Qualifiers