Lieke Visser Placed


Date of birth:
Year of grad:





January 2014
December 2013
December 2013
December 2013

Country: The Netherlands
Height:  5'5ft
Weight:  119 lbs

Personal and Academic Information


Lieke is a 17 years old girl who grew up with her parents and two brothers in Bunnik, The Netherlands. Ever since she was little, Lieke has always beeninterested in sports. Besides field hockey she played tennis at a high level until the age of twelve. 


Lieke is a very social girl and she loves to spend time with her teammates. In 2012 Lieke went to England with her field hockey team where she played against school teams and organized clinics. Lieke used to teach a junior field hockey team together with her brother and she is currently teaching as a volunteer on Friday.


Lieke is attending the highest level of education in The Netherlands (Gymnasium) and is expected to graduate in June 2014. During her junior year, Lieke attended an exchange program to Germany. In addition, Lieke is very active for her high school committee, organizing lots of events.


She is scheduled to take the SAT in December and TOEFL in January. 


Athletic Information


Lieke started to play field hockey at hockey club Kampong when she was 6 years old. During her junior career, she has always played in the highest team in her age group performing at the highest national level. Lieke is also a very skilled indoor Hockey player and every year she has reached the national indoor final. In addition she was part of the District team of the Dutch Hockey Federation for two years.


Lieke is an all-round player who played almost every position in the field. This season she plays midfielder but she can also play very well as a forward. Lieke is a real leader and she is captain of her team since 2010.


Lieke's strengths are:  Team player, Intelligent, hard working,  technical and determined. 


Best Field achievements the past years:


  • Gold medal Push tournament (2013)
  • Silver medal Dutch National Championship (2011)
  • Gold medal Klapper tournament (2011)

Best Indoor achievements the past years:


  • Silver medal Dutch National Indoor Championship (2013)
  • Bronze medal Dutch National indoor Championship (2011)
  • Bronze medal Dutch National Indoor Championship (2009)