Phoenix Karaka

  • GK
  • GD
  • DOB: 06/11/1993
  • Height: 186cm

Joining the Mystics for 2018, Silver Ferns defender Phoenix Karaka will ply her trade out of her home city of Auckland for the first time following stints with the Pulse and Steel.

A member of the 2013 NZU21 gold medal-winning World Youth Cup team, Karaka went on to debut for the Silver Ferns in 2014. Comfortable playing both in-circle defensive positions, Karaka has a strong all-round skill set with her movement, ball handling and ability in the air. Showing her versatility, athleticism and adaptability, Karaka was a key component in the midcourt for the FAST5 Ferns winning exploits during the 2016 FAST5 World Series.

Goals 0
Goal attempts 0
Goal percentage 0.00%
Centre pass receives 29
Rebounds 28
Deflections 58
Intercepts 30
Turnovers 13
Total Penalties (contact + obstruction) 189
Rebounds (Off) 0
Pickups 21
Contact penalties 125
Obstruction penalties 64
Minutes played 976
Matches played 17