You asked for an update on our first graduating class of LXC in 2017, and we listened! Below is our second post of “Where are they Wednesday” with LXC ’17 graduate Caroline Galligan! Learn about the chemistry major and scroll down for some words of wisdom to our current LXC Players!!
Name: Caroline Galligan
Former High School: Marshfield High School
Total Years Playing Lacrosse: 10 years
University Attending: Western Connecticut State University
Field of Study / Major: Chemistry
Favorite spot on campus: The Library
Favorite part of college lacrosse: The best part to me, was arriving at college, already having a group of friends when I first got to school!
Hardest part of college lacrosse: Keeping up with faster paced practices and games. There are no plays off!
How many players are on your lacrosse team? 23
Favorite position on the field: Attack
Current position you are playing: Attack
Fall Ball Highlight: Scoring the first goal in our first fall ball game (GO CAROLINE!).
If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Being able to fly
Any advice for our LXC players interested in playing in college? Yes! If you are interested in playing lacrosse in college I would 100% recommend it. I have loved every second of being a part of a college lacrosse team and I don’t regret my decision to play at all. It is time consuming, but very rewarding as well!
Way to go Caroline!!! We look forward to watching how Western Connecticut does this upcoming season! #DREAMBIG #LXC
The Laxachusetts Girls program is SO PROUD to have graduated our first recruited class last year! We decided to check-in with some of our former players to see what they are up to their first semester of college! Kicking off our “Where are they Wednesday” is Annie Wilson, a talented defender from the LXC class of 2017! Annie was a stand out defender for us, and has successfully finished her first semester at St. Lawrence University! See what Annie has to say below about her college lax experience!
Name: Annie Wilson
Former High School: Concord Carlisle High School
Total Years Playing Lacrosse: 13
College / University Attending: St Lawrence University
Field of Study / Major: Psychology
Favorite spot on campus: My room
Favorite part of college lacrosse: The level of competition
Hardest part of college lacrosse: It’s a huge step up from high school, a lot more work is expected from the coach and your team.
How many players are on your lacrosse team? 21
Favorite position on the field: Defense
Current position you are playing: Defense
Fall Ball Highlight: Winning all of games during the play day.
If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Being invisible
Any advice for our LXC players interested in playing in college? There is a college out there for everyone and everyone will find the right college for themselves. Work hard and put in that extra time and you will be able to achieve great things!!
Such great advice from the wise Annie Wilson! Stay tuned to “where are they Wednesday” to see how some other 2017’s are enjoying their first semester of college lacrosse!