Getting to know… Glenn Weist


Jesse Chalnick

Junior Lacrosse player, Glenn Weist

Name: Glenn Weist
Year: Junior
Major: Criminology
Minor: Women and Gender Studies
Hometown: Frackville, Pa.
High School: North Schuylkill
Position: Midfielder

What was the driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes?
My driving force to come to Wilkes was how close it was to home, and how small the campus is.

What are your hopes for the upcoming season?
Hopefully we can end the season with a winning record and we have room to improve for the future.

What are your hopes for your next season as a Colonel?
Being at least a .500 team and making playoffs.

When/Why did you first begin playing lacrosse?
I first began playing lacrosse my freshman year, and I started playing because I was talked into it by my friends and Coach Jacques.

Do you have other sports/interest/hobbies off of the field?
I play football, and I like to hang out with friends, and watch Zay and Marcellus fight over 2K.

Who would you say, is the most influential person in your life? Why?
My father, because he always is there for me no matter what, and shows me unconditional support.

A quote you live your life by?
“Life’s a garden, Dig it” – Joe Dirt

What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?
“Be Colonel” means doing the right thing and doing the best you can.

If you could have dinner with a famous person from the past, who would it be?
Dennis Rodman, because he definitely has some awesome stories.