Floortje van der Plas Placed


Date of birth:
Year of grad:



Available Fall 2012



February 2011
January 2011
January 2011
January 2011 

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 5'6 ft
Weight: 133 lbs

Personal and Academic Information

Floortje, a native from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, comes from an athletic family who have always been active in sports. Although field hockey is her favorite sport, she also has been active in other sports, such as tennis and dancing. She used to teach field hockey to young girls and worked in field hockey camps as well. While growing up Floortje has traveled abroad a lot with her parents and is used to interact with people of other cultures. Her aim is now to combine field hockey and studying in the USA.

Floortje attends the highest level of high school in the Netherlands and she will graduate in June of 2012. She is scheduled to take both her SAT and TOEFL exams in the spring of 2012. Upon completion of these exams, she will be eligible to compete in the NCAA. 

Athletic Information

Ever since Floortje started playing fieldhockey (6 years old) she has been playing in the highest teams of her club. When she was 13 years old, Floortje was scouted for the District team, where she played for 3 years next to her club team Hurley. At the age of 15 she was selected to play for the reserve national team in which she played for a year. Last year, Floortje played for the first womens team of Hurley, which competes at the highest national level in the Netherlands (Hoofdklasse senioren). This year Floortje is captain of the top junior team (MA1), competing at the highest national level.

Floortje is a dedicated team player who is a real leader in the field. She is fast, energetic and has good overview and insight. Floortje usually plays midfield but is multi functional and can play at various positions. Overall, Floortje has great technique and is a well-rounded player.