Getting to know… Weston Miller Sophomore Lacrosse Midfielder

Purvit Patel, Sports Writer

Weston Miller is a sophomore midfielder and engineering major from Lower Dauphin High School in Hummelstown.

Q:What was the driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes?

A: I liked the small school atmosphere where you not only know all the students in your classes but you also get to know your professors.

Q: Do you have any post-graduation plans in terms of a career?

A: I plan to get a job as an Electrical Engineer working with alternative power sources

Q:What are your hopes for your next season as a Colonel?

A: We have our inaugural season coming up this spring and I hope that we are able to establish ourselves in the MAC as the newest team and maybe surprise some people along the way.

Q: When and why did you first begin playing Lacrosse?

A: I started playing lacrosse in third grade because my neighbor was the coach of the elementary team and was telling me about the sport, so I decided to play and have loved the sport since.

Q: Do you have other sports/interest/hobbies off of the field?

A: I am an outdoors kind of person. I hunt, fish, hike, mountain bike, and pretty much anything else outdoors.

Q: Who would you say is the most influential person in your life? Why?

A: My brother is the most influential person in my life. I have looked up to him my entire life and he has always looked out for me whether I liked it or not.

Q: A quote you live your life by?

A: Psalm 73:26 – My flesh and my heart may fail but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Q: What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?

A: It means treat every moment of the day like you are representing the Wilkes Colonels, whether you are on campus or at home: when you wear Wilkes Colonels gear, you are representing the University and the rest of your peers.

Q: If you could have dinner with a famous person from the past, who would it be?

A: I would have dinner with Mario Lemieux, because I am a big Penguins fan and he is one of the greats of hockey.

Q: Does the lacrosse team have anything they would like to inform the student body?

A: Being a new program, we need the entire university behind us to really be successful, so come support.