After debuting for Australia at the age of 18, Alyson Annan OAM made a name for herself as one of the world’s most skillful hockey players as the Hockeyroos dominated the international scene. An attacking midfielder, Annan first made the history books at the 1998 Commonwealth Games when she became Australia’s highest ever goal scorer with a total of 110 goals. She scored 149 goals for Australia in 201 international appearances.
Annan picked up gold medals at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. Throughout her career Annan also won Commonwealth Games gold, four Champions Trophy gold medals and a host of other international gold medals.
Annan was an NSWIS Scholarship holder from 1997 to 1998 and then again from 2001 to 2002. From 1998 to 2001 Annan was an associate scholarship holder. She was the NSWIS Athlete of the Year in 1998 and 2000. Annan was also the International Hockey Federation Player of the Year in 1998 and 2000.
Years on NSWIS scholarship
1996 - 2002