Q: When did you start playing lacrosse?
A: The first time I picked up a stick was my freshman year of high school and I’ve been in love with game since.
Q: Do you have any pre-game rituals before you go out on the field?
A: Usually I will just listen to an iPod to try to get focused for the game.
Q: What music do you listen to before the game?
A: It depends, but Mumford & Sons usually will get me motivated and ready to play.
Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete? Why?
A: Justin Tuck from the New York Giants. He is just an all around good person. He’s a smart athlete on the field, while also being someone other players can look to for guidance.
Q: What is your most memorable lacrosse moment?
A: My most memorable moment would have to be last season when our team was undefeated in all of our conference games. The team worked really hard and it was a great accomplishment for the sport at Marywood.
Q: What is a valuable lesson that you have learned from playing lacrosse?
A: Definitely the importance of teamwork. I believe if you can work well together on and off the field, it makes for a stronger team.
Q: What are the strong points of your game?
A: I like to take into account what’s happening on the field and look for the best opportunities on when to attack the goal.
Q: What skills can you improve to make your game better?
A: I think there is always room for improvement in this sport, but sometimes I struggle with being confident in the decisions I make on the field.
Q: How has lacrosse helped you become the person you are today?
A: It has definitely helped me to come out of my shell. I am usually a fairly quiet person, but playing lacrosse allows me to come out of my comfort zone.
Q: What do you plan on doing after Marywood?
A: I plan on continuing on to the Social Work master’s program at Marywood for a year and then see where life takes me from there.