Michaela Spano

Michaela ‘Miki’ Spano (born 8 April 1997)[1] is an Australian field hockey player.[2]

Australian field hockey player

Michaela Spano
Personal information
Full name Michaela Spano
Born (1997-04-08) 8 April 1997 (age 24)
Toorak Gardens, South Australia
Playing position Attacker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2018 SA Suns 23 (7)
2019– Adelaide Fire 7 (6)
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2018 Australia U21 17 (3)
2019– Australia 5 (0)
Medal record

Spano was part of the Australian women’s junior national team ‘The Jillaroos’ that won bronze at the 2016 Hockey Junior World Cup in Chile.[3]

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Spano was born in Adelaide, South Australia, and made her junior international debut 2016 Junior Oceania Cup.[4] Spano currently lives in Toorak Gardens, South Australia and is a scholarship holder at the South Australian Institute of Sport (SASI).[5]

Spano first represented Australia at the 2016 Junior Oceania Cup, playing in each of Australia’s matches against New Zealand.[6] The tournament served as a qualifier for the 2016 Junior World Cup in Santiago, Chile.[7]

Replacing an injured Madi Ratcliffe in the team, Spano was also a member of the bronze medal winning Australia U21 team at the Junior World Cup, scoring 2 goals in the tournament.[8]

In 2017, Spano represented the Australia U23 team in a tour of Europe,[9] as well as the Australia Development Squad in a tour of Japan.[10]

In August 2017, Spano was named to the national junior squad for the third time.[11]

Spano again represented Australia in 2018. In November, she represented the Under 23 side in a tour of China.[12] She will also represent the Jillaroos in a test series against the New Zealand Under 21 side in Hastings, New Zealand.[13]

In December 2018, Spano was named in the Australian Development Squad for the 2019 calendar year.[14]

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