Lauren Redfern

Athlete of the Week: Lauren Redfern, Bellbrook High School

Name: Lauren Redfern

School: Bellbrook High School

Sport: Lacrosse

Age: 17

Claim to Fame: Three-sport varsity athlete with narcolepsy

Bet you didn’t know: I am a military kid and Bellbrook is my 8th school

Toughest opponent/why?: Myself, because I am my toughest critic, especially when getting scored on while playing goalie.

Favorite book: “They Call Me Coach” by John Wooden

Favorite movie: Hoosiers

Favorite TV show: SportsCenter

Favorite song: “Fly like an Eagle” by Seal

Favorite pro athlete/Why? Aaron Craft, because of his work ethic, integrity and pure love of the game.

Favorite smell: Fresh cut grass

Favorite home-cooked meal: My mom’s homemade pirogues

Game-day rituals: Taking a nap and watching film.

Words you live by: “Don’t give up, don’t ever give up” — Jim Valvano

Biggest influences: My parents because they encourage and challenge me to be the best that I can be.

I am most annoyed by: Laziness

I can’t live without: My little brother, Cooper

Most embarrassing moment: Accidentally spraying my coach with water after tossing him my water bottle after a timeout.

Best thing about lacrosse: Competition

Worst thing about lacrosse: Wearing a skirt

Vegetable I won’t eat: Lima beans

Favorite junk food: Potato chips

Favorite school subject: English

Last DVD or video game I bought: Breaking Away

Person whose brain you’d like to pick: Geno Auriemma

Love to trade places for a day with: Becky Hammon

When I’m bored, I like to: Sleep

Worst habit: Procrastination

On your bedroom walls: Lacrosse sticks and autographed basketballs

Talent I’d most like to have: Coloring inside the lines

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