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Nigel Traverso

Full name: Nigel Harrison Traverso
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: November 18, 1958 in [unknown], Unknown, Trinidad and Tobago
Affiliations: Islanders Field Hockey Association
Country: USA United States
Sport: Hockey

Biography

Nigel Traverso grew up in Trinidad, growing up in Port-of-Spain, and played for two years as a teenager with the Trinidad national team. He emigrated to the United States with his mother and four brothers in 1977 and lived in Queens, New York. Traverso attended St. John’s University, and played hockey (field) with the New York Islanders field hockey club. After gaining US citizenship in 1982 he made the US national team and played for the United States at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, eventually retiring from the game in 1995.

In 2000 Traverso founded BAHF which sponsors men’s field hockey in the New York area and runs several tournaments each year, including the International Indoor Tournament in February each year and the Hockey Festival / Mayor’s Cup in late August. Traverso worked as a reinsurance consultant and lives on Long Island.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Hockey Men's Hockey United States USA 12

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G FG PCG PSG GC YC RC
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Hockey United States USA Final Standings 12 1984-07-29 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Hockey United States USA Final Round Match 11/12 2 1984-08-10 MAS 3, USA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Hockey United States USA Classification Round 9-12 Match #2 2 1984-08-08 KEN 1, USA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Hockey United States USA Group A Match #5 2 1984-07-31 FRG 4, USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Hockey United States USA Group A Match #12 2 1984-08-04 ESP 3, USA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Hockey United States USA Group A Match #13 2 1984-08-06 AUS 2, USA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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