Shavertown field hockey player Paige Selesnki featured in Olympics commercial

Staff reports | June 8th, 2016 3:11 pm

Staff reports


Dallas graduate and United States Women’s National Team field hockey player Paige Selenski is one of the Olympians featured on a television commercial entitled “Perfection” that is promoting the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games on NBC, beginning Aug. 5.

Selenski, a 2012 Olympian who has returned from an injury to make a final push toward attempting to secure a spot of the 2016 U.S. Olympic roster, appears on the commercial along with other Olympians, including Michael Phelps. She is the only field hockey player on the commercial.

The commercial aired during Game Three of the Stanley Cup Final.

Selenski has been part of the United States Olympic Committee’s Road to Rio campaign helping to draw interest in the build-up to the Olympics through various public appearances.

The field hockey team, including Selenski and Wyoming Seminary graduates Kelsey Kolojejchick and Kat Sharkey, is in The Netherlands now getting ready for the June 18-26 Champions Trophy tournament in London.

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