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Student-Athlete of the Week: Laura Patterson

Laura Patterson was selected as the Louisville Student-Athlete of the Week.

Laura Patterson was selected as the Louisville Student-Athlete of the Week.

June 5, 2014

Name: Laura Patterson

Sport: Lacrosse

Post-college ambition: Graduate or law school / Peace Corps

Person with greatest influence on athletic career: Grandpa / older sister Anna

Biggest thrill in sports: Winning 2009 Cross Country State Championship and 2011 G-Lax State Championship

Athlete you most admire: Anna Kopecka and Nikki Boltja

What impresses you most about your coach: Her perseverance and dedication to her team

What has been your biggest athletic obstacle to overcome: Self-confidence

Hobbies and outside interests: Soccer, frisbee, hiking, rock climbing, and service

Pre-competition superstition: Two tuck jumps

Favorite Movie: She's the Man

Favorite TV show: Gilmore Girls

Favorite music artist: Young the Giant

Favorite food: Peanut butter and apples

Favorite class: PSYC 321 - Introduction to Psychology of Learning

Favorite book: Harry Potter

Favorite professor: Dr. Karen Hadley

Favorite funny movie quote: "It's So Fluffy" - Despicable Me

A "Stupid Human Trick" you can do: Three leaf clover with my tongue

Person you would most like to meet: My Umi - Mom's Mom

Word that best describes you: Determined

What people should know about you but probably don't: I love to go see live music

If they filmed a movie about your life, who would star in it and what would it be called: "Laugh it's funny, laugh"- Amanda Bynes...pre-catastrophe

If you could have dinner with three people (current, historical, fictional) who would it be: Craig Kielburger, Abraham Lincoln, and Hermione

Why you chose UofL: It's a great place!

Best part about being an athlete: Teamwork makes the dream work

The moment you realized you were really good at your sport: Just now, I guess



Your favorite place to volunteer or do community service: Habitat for Humanity - Construction Work

The strangest thing that ever happened to you while you were competing in your sport: Knocking out my front tooth chewing on my mouth guard

What is your favorite place you have ever visited: The Colorado Rockies

What is your favorite season: Summer - I love the Sun

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