Jenny Rizzo

Jenny Rizzo

Hometown: Hershey, PA     Position: Goalkeeper     Number: 1

Stick: OBO Robo Straight A's
Goalkeeping Equipment: OBO Robo Hi-Rebound

Instagram: @jennyrizz

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2021

Named to the US Women's National Team

2020

Development Series against Canada (Chula Vista, CA)

2019

Joined Beeston Hockey Club (England)

2018

Named to the US Women's Development Team

2017

U-21 Series against Great Britain

2016

Named to the US U-21 Women's National Team
U-21 Series against Chile

PENN STATE UNIVERSITY HIGHLIGHTS

2018

Team Captain
All-Big Ten Second Team

2017

NFHCA All-Region

2016

Big Ten Champion

PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS

How old were you when you first started playing?

12... 15 years old when I started goalkeeping.

Who was your favorite athlete growing up? (can be any sport)

Mia Hamm

What's your go-to pregame meal?

Veggies, eggs, toast and a cup of coffee

What is your favorite pump-up song?

Seven Nation Army

Describe your playing style in no more than three words?

Explosive, confident, vivacious

What is your secret talent?

I am pretty handy with fixing things (DIY project / cars / home repairs etc.)

What is your favorite movie?

Ratatouille

What fictional character would you love to meet?

The Genie from Aladdin

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A professional soccer player

What do you do when you're not playing field hockey?

Travel with my sister, go on adventures with friends, hike and camp.

What is your favorite food to cook?

Baked clams with my mama.

What is your favorite motivational quote?

"Take your victories, whatever they may be, cherish them, use them, but don't settle for them." - Mia Hamm

What is the best piece of advice you've ever received?

Life's too short to not take every opportunity as it comes.

What is your favorite place to travel to?

My favorite place I've been to so far was Tanzania and I definitely would love to go back to work with the communities there and explore the region more.

Cake or pie?

Pie

Pineapples on pizza?

YES!

Beach house or cabin?

Beach house

What is your favorite field hockey memory?

Playing abroad in the English Premier League