Name: Lauren Redfern
School: Bellbrook High School
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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