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Getting to know… Samantha Lawlor

Purvit Patel

Samantha Lawlor, Junior Lacrosse Player

Purvit Patel, Sports Writer

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Name: Samantha Lawlor
Class Year: Junior
Major: Nursing
Minor: Spanish
Hometown: Brookfield, CT
Position: Attack

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

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