Getting to know… Samantha Lawlor
February 14, 2017
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Name: Samantha Lawlor
Class Year: Junior
Hometown: Brookfield, CT
Q: What was the driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes?
A: I was recruited by Coach Towey to come play lacrosse at Wilkes and once I met the girls on the team I knew this was where I wanted to be
Q: Post Graduation Plans in terms of a Career?
A: I plan on pursing my career as an RN once I graduate and potentially being a traveling nurse for a few years, then potentially returning to school for my masters.
Q: What are your hopes for your junior season as a Colonel?
A: This season I hope that our team is successful and can ultimately work our way to the playoffs.
Q: A quote you live your life by?
A: “Once people tell me I can’t do stuff, I’m going to go and make it happen.” -T-Pain
Q: If you had to choose one thing about Wilkes’ Lacrosse Program that you could improve, what would it be?
A: I believe that we would benefit from more position-specific coaching so that us players could focus more thoroughly on what each player needs to improve on while on the field.
Q: Do you have other sports/interest/hobbies off of the field?
A: I enjoy reading, listening to music and spending time with my friends.
Q: Who would you say, is the most influential person in your life?
A: My dad. He’s my biggest fan and my best friend and I can always count on him to have my best interest at heart.
Q: What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?
A: “Be Colonel” to me means to try your hardest in everything you do and strive for success.
Q: If you could have dinner with a famous person from the past, who would it be?
A: Anne Frank