Getting to know… Woodly M. Augustin

Senior men’s lacrosse player

Senior mens lacrosse player Woodly M. Augustin

Jesse Chalnick

Senior men’s lacrosse player Woodly M. Augustin

Name: Woodly M. Augustin
Year: Senior
Major: Psychology
Minor: Sociology
Hometown: Hewlett, NY
High School: Hewlett High School
Position: Defensemen

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

A: I really liked the sense of community the Wilkes campus offers and the small classroom.

Q: What are your hopes for the upcoming season?

A: This season I hope to compete in our conference and turn some heads

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

A: This is last year of eligibility but I hope our lacrosse team goes on and competes for a conference championship

Q: When/Why did you first begin playing lacrosse?

A: I started playing lacrosse in 6th grade. At first I started playing because everyone on long island played lacrosse then I started to get the hang of it and that was all she wrote.

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

A: I enjoy listening to rap/ hip hop/ old school music from the 80’s and 90’s, Watching rom coms (favorite rom com is hitch) and listening to motivational speakers

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

A: My mother is the most influential person in my life. She came to the states from Haiti with pretty much nothing and through hard work, dedication and optimism she gave me the life she never had all on her own. We faced a lot of hardships but she would always tell me, “We’re going to look back at this point in our lives and laugh” she is my rock, the reason why I work hard on and off the field

Q: A quote you live your life by?

A: Life is not the amount of breaths you take, it’s the moments that take your breath away – Will Smith

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

A: Be Colonel means being the best version of yourself and representing the university and your family name the best you can.

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

A: Martin Luther King Jr.

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

A: Come out and support us this season! You can find our schedule on the Wilkes Athletics page!