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James Kirkpatrick


James Kirkpatrick has more than 80 senior national caps since making his debut in 2010 in a match against the United States. Kirkpatrick has been quite the difference maker for the men’s national team, as he was a key player on the touring rosters that helped Canada qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil. In the 2018 season, Kirkpatrick represented Canada at the Commonwealth Games, where he led the team with two goals in five matches, and at the FIH World Cup.

A Little More About James

Outside Interests: Works at a web development agency… Odds and Ends: Always put his left shin guard on first … Sister, Gillian Kirkpatrick, played field hockey at Hofstra University…

Notable International Results

Pan American Games: 2019 - SILVER

Commonwealth Games: 2018 - 8th

FIH World Cup: 2018 - 11th

FIH World League: 2017 - 10th; 2015 - 8th

Pan American Championships (junior): 2012 - SILVER