"Meet Me Monday" Series - Australian Squad Players Week 9

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

This week, we hear from Newport Ladies Lacrosse Club’s Elise Hussey and Footscray Lacrosse Club's Theo Kwas.

First in we have Elise:

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  1. Name: Elise Hussey         
  2. Club: Newport Ladies Lacrosse Club
  3. Position: Attack
  4. Favourite Lacrosse Memory? 
    Winning the 2018 State League Grand Final or Playing nearly every single game of lacrosse with my Twin sister
  5. Favourite drill/exercise to do at home? 
    Rebounder (haven’t broken any windows yet)
  6. What do you enjoy most about the lacrosse community? 
    The friendships I’ve made not only from my club but other clubs and states.
  7. How did you start playing lacrosse? 
    My mum played when she was younger
  8. Favourite country and/or state to play against? 
    South Australia, always a tough game
  9. Any pregame superstitions? 
    No superstitions for me, just need some good pump songs in the change room
  10. Go to pregame meal? 
    Taylah and I use to have party pies before a big game
  11. 3 people living or dead you would invite to dinner and why? 
    David Attenborough, Kobe Bryant & Serena Williams – would be amazing to hear all their stories and greatest moments  
  12. Any social media handles for people to follow you on? 
    Instagram: Elisehussey_

Next up we have Theo:

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  1. Name: Theo Kwas
  2. Club: Footscray
  3. Position: Midfield
  4. Favourite Lacrosse Memory? 
    So many great ones, but I’d have to say the 2017 National Championship with Maryland
  5. Favourite drill/exercise to do at home? 
    Love a good ab circuit
  6. What do you enjoy most about the lacrosse community? 
    The lifelong friendships created  across clubs, states and countries
  7. How did you start playing lacrosse? 
    The lovely Kelly family were all playing at FLC and were good family friends so I thought I’d give it a go. Still very lucky to be playing with Steph Kelly when she’s home from the states!
  8. Any pregame superstitions? 
    Hair done the same way every game. Shoes and socks put on in the same order. Shoelaces also have to be the right tightness or I redo them.
  9. Go to pregame meal? 
    Not so much here, but in the US it would be a sausage, egg and cheese old bay bagel
  10. 3 people living or dead you would invite to dinner and why? 
    Nadal and Federer - both insane athletes that I admire and would love to see their dynamic, and Obama - very admirable leader, I’d love to pick his brains

Special thanks to Elise and Theo for 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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