Hockey Stars 2016 - Women's Goalkeeper of the Year

November 18, 2016

With voting now open for this year's Player, Goalkeeper and Rising Star of the Year awards, we look at the contenders.

Today we look at the achievements of the athletes shortlisted for women's Goalkeeper of the Year.

Remember, you can vote right up until midnight (CET) on 2 December by clicking here.

Maddie Hinch (GBR)
Hinch was superb from start to finish at the Rio Olympics, with her performance in the shoot-out against the Netherlands in the event final sealing a remarkable gold medal triumph for Great Britain.

Joyce Sombroek (NED)
Named Best Goalkeeper at the Hockey Champions Trophy in London, Sombroek helped her team to silver medals at the Hockey Champions Trophy and at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Kristina Reynolds (GER)
Played in all eight of Germany’s matches at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, making the big saves at important times to help Die Honamas to the bronze medal.

Jackie Briggs (USA)
Played a central role in USA’s bronze medal at the Hockey Champions Trophy in London, keeping a remarkable clean sheet in the shoot-out victory over Australia.

Belen Succi (ARG)
Succi (pictured right) was at the top of her game at the Hockey Champions Trophy in London earlier this year, helping the team win a seventh title, of which Succi herself has been directly involved in six.



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