What are you thinking of majoring in, in college?
I have many intrests so right now I am undecided about what I will major in at USC. I am thinking about majoring in marketing, human performance, or cinematic arts.
What are you looking forward to most playing about college lacrosse?
What I am looking forward to most about playing in college is competing for a national championship. It has always been a dream of mine to win a national championship and I am so excited to get the opportunity to accomplish that dream at USC.
What will you miss most about Tenacity Texas/BearLax?
The thing I will miss the most about bearlax is my teammates. My bearlax teammates are some of my best friends so leaving them is very sad. Our team was like a family so its very hard to think that I will barely see any of them after we all leave. We are already talking about visiting each other at our colleges next year!
What is a MUST HAVE item you will be bringing with you to college? (for your dorm room, for school/lax, etc.)
My must have item that I will be taking to college is my mini basketball hoop. I always play mini basketball in my room before a game. It helps me not over think about the games and it relaxes me so I am not stressed before games. Hopefully I won’t break my dorm door though because one time when I was playing I went to dunk it and I crashed into the door and broke it. My parents were not too happy.
Who was your biggest lacrosse influence in Houston/Bay Area?
Lauren Goerz (Bearlax alum 10′, MV 10′) was my biggest influence from Northern California. When I was in elementary and middle school I used to always go to Monte Vista lacrosse games and she was always so much fun to watch play. I would try to immiate what she did in games when I played.
Who is your lacrosse “idol”/role model?
Lindsey Munday is my biggest lacrosse idol. Although we play different positions, I play midfield and she plays attack, we play a similar game in that I am more of a feeder then driver. I am so excited to be able to be coached by her at USC and really bring my game to the next level.
What is one piece of advice you would give players for learning to handle pressure as a student-athlete?
My one piece of advice for learning how to handle the pressure of being a student athlete is to stay organized. If you are confident that you are prepared and have all of your assignments completed you won’t feel as stressed.
What is a piece of advice you could give underclassmen for setting goals and implementing a gameplan for becoming good at things?
My advice for setting goals and implementing a game plan is to work outside of practice. To accomplish a goal you need to work on your own as much as you can. I am always on the wall working on my stick work and at a field shooting. One practice a week is not enough, you need to take time out of your day to work toward your goal.
What does “Tenacity” mean to you?
Tenacity to me means that no matter the circumstances, work hard, never give up and never give in. Play with grit and hustle until the final whistle.