Carrie Lingo

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Carrie Lingo saw the world as a field hockey player following outstanding careers at Cape Henlopen High School and the University of North Carolina. At UNC she was chosen for the Atlantic Coast
Conference’s 50th anniversary team as one of the conference’s top 50 players. Lingo played for the U.S. Olympic team in Beijing in 2008. Lingo scored a goal in the U.S.’s final game, a 3-2 loss to
Spain in extra time. Lingo collected 19 goals in international play. She served as captain of the U.S. National team from 2009 through 2011 before retiring in 2012. In 2007 she was a member of the
U.S. Pan-American Games team that finished second in Rio de Janeiro. In 2006 she played for the U.S. squad that finished fourth in World Cup competition in Rome. At Cape Henlopen, Lingo was All-State
and all-conference in field hockey for three years. She helped lead Cape to the state title in 1995. She was team captain and MVP her junior and senior years. Her Cape basketball teams won three
conference championships: she was all-conference as a senior. In softball Lingo was All-State and all-conference for two seasons: Cape won the conference title in 1997. Lingo operates hockey camps
and also began the Amateur Athlete Scholarship, a non-profit organization that funds aspiring Olympians.

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