Getting to know… Tori Kerr Senior Lacrosse Player


Purvit Patel; Elyse Guziewicz, Sports Writer; Copy Editor

Tori Kerr is a senior Sociology and Criminology major from Beacon, New York.  She graduated from Beacon High School in 2012.

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

A: The main reason I decided to come to Wilkes was because of Coach Towey. I wanted to play lacrosse in college and get away from home.

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

A: I have extremely high hopes for the upcoming season. As a team we work hard and have so much potential.

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

A: I first began playing lacrosse my freshman year of high school. It was a new program at my high school and I’ve always wanted to try it. Over the years, I picked up the sport fairly quickly and I’m glad I stuck with it.

Q: Do you have other sports, interests, or hobbies off of the field?

A: Off the field, I enjoy watching Adam Sandler movies and going for long walks on the beach.

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

A: The most influential person in my life would be my dad. He has taught me so much through the years and has always been my number one fan.

Q: Is there a quote you live your life by?

A: A quote I live my life by would be: “ If you ain’t first, you’re last” -Ricky Bobby

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

A: To always work hard and achieve your goals!

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

A: If I had to have dinner with a famous person from the past it would have to be with Big Ang.

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

A: The Wilkes women’s lacrosse team would like to inform the student body to always strive to be great.