"Meet Me Monday" Series - Australian Squad Players Week 5

Each week we invite our members to “Meet” our Victorian contracted representatives on the Men’s and Women’s Australian squads through weekly player profiles.

This week, we have Footscray’s Abbie Burgess and Williamstown Lacrosse Club's Noah Jenney.

First up to the plate we have Abbie:
Burgess , Abbie MMM Pic

1. Name: Abbie Burgess 

2. Club: Footscray Lacrosse Club 

3. Position: Midfield 

4. Favourite Lacrosse Memory?
Singing the Australian national anthem at my first World Cup, arm in arm with my team mates way back in 2007

5. Favourite drill/exercise to do at home?
Battle ropes and burpees 

6. What do you enjoy most about the lacrosse community?
Making lifelong friends 

7. How did you start playing lacrosse?
High performance program at school 

8. Favourite country and/or state to play against?
Team USA, no better challenge 

9. Any pregame superstitions?
Apply a generous amount of Coconut oil to the arms and legs 

10. Go to pregame meal?
Mars bar 

11. 3 people living or dead you would invite to dinner and why?
Cleopatra - centuries old feminist icon 
Anthony Kiedis - lived hard and fast in younger years 
Stephen Hawking - let’s talk about the universe! 

12. Any social media handles for people to follow you on?
No 


Next in line we have Noah:
Jenney , Noah MMM Pic

1.     Name: Noah Jenney

2.     Club: Williamstown lacrosse club

3.     Position: faceoff/ midfield

4.     Favourite Lacrosse Memory?
Beating Israel in Israel

5.     Favourite drill/exercise to do at home?
Hill sprints

6.     What do you enjoy most about the lacrosse community?
Social aspect

7.     How did you start playing lacrosse?
Dad got me into it

8.     Favourite country and/or state to play against?
Canada/WA

9.     Any pregame superstitions?
None

10.  Go to pregame meal?
Pb&J sandwich and crispy cream

11.  3 people living or dead you would invite to dinner and why?  
Genghis Khan, Victor Conte, Quentin Tarantino. 

12.  Any social media handles for people to follow you on?
Noahjenney5 on Instagram 


Special thanks to Abbie and Noah for their participation in this series. We hope you have enjoyed some insight into some of the Victorian representative on our Senior Australian squads. Check back next Monday for our next two profiles.

 

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