"Meet Me Monday" Series - Australian Squad Players Week 7

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 Nelly Mollison and Altona Lacrosse Club's Campbell Mackinnon.

We hear from Nelly first:
Mollison , Nelly Pic MMM

1. Name: Danelle Mollison (nelly) 

2. Club: Footscray 

3. Position: Centre/ attack 

4. Favourite Lacrosse Memory?

Representing Australia (under 19’s) 

5. Favourite drill/exercise to do at home? 

Wall ball 

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

The support people give when you have achieved something special. 

7. How did you start playing lacrosse? 

My immediate and extended family is heavily involved. But I always enjoyed having a throw with my dad so I perused playing from a young age. 

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

Japan 

9. Any pregame superstitions? 

Need to be tanned and have coffee

10. Go to pregame meal?

Pasta 

11. 3 people living or dead you would invite to dinner and why? 

Serena Williams- to get advice on how she became the athlete she is today. 

Ellen DeGeneres- because she’s a powerful inspiring motivational woman. 

Michael Jordan- because he is an inspirational athlete and I would love to learn from him. 

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

nellymole 


Next in line is Campbell:
Mackinnon , Campbell MMM Pic

1. Name: Campbell Mackinnon

2. Club: Altona

3. Position: Midfield 

4. Favourite Lacrosse Memory?

Winning the Div 1 premiership in 2016 was huge for the club. Also the U14 premiership playing with my two best friends was pretty special.

5. Favourite drill/exercise to do at home? 

Been going on runs with my stick on me. I think it’s pretty important to try and have it in your hands as much as possible

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

Making new mates from around the state.

7. How did you start playing lacrosse? Through Dad. I didn’t have any other choice he loves lax more then anyone I know.

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

9. Any pregame superstitions? 

Listen to the Saturday Rub on Triple M.

10. Go to pregame meal?

Nothing pregame but always an Altona Lacrosse hotdog afterwards.

11. 3 people living or dead you would invite to dinner and why? 

Bill Murray for the gags, Richard Ashcroft for the tunes and Dane Swan my favourite sportsman. 

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

Special thanks to Nelly and Campbell 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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