In January 2016, Belarus hosted the European Championship Indoor Hockey. The Dutch team included Economics student Alexandra Heerbaart (keeper) and Law students Lisanne de Lange and Kiki van Wijk. Their goal: to retain the European Championship title that the Netherlands won for the first time in 2014. They succeeded!
Student talent: Kiki van Wijk, Alexandra Heerbaart and Lisanne de Lange
Under the guidance of national coach and UU alumna Marieke Dijkstra, The Netherlands defeated Poland with a final score of 6-2 in the finals. Lisanne was one of the scoring players.
Last year, The Netherlands won the world title for indoor hockey in Germany. Back then, keeper Alexandra Heerbaart was on the team as well.