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Key facts

Squad
Senior Female
Position
Defense
Club
Birmingham Lacrosse Club
Age
31

Ashleigh Gloster

International Experience
Ashleigh represented England for the first time at the 2013 World Cup in Oshawa, Canada. She has since gone on to represent Team England at the 2015 European Championships in Nymburk, Czech Republic.

International Honours
– 2013 FIL World Championships (Oshawa, Canada)
– 2015 ELF European Championships (Nymburk, Czech Republic)
– Current Team England Co-Captain

Club/School/College/County (Territorial) Experience
Ashleigh played NCAA lacrosse at Cornell University. Ashleigh currently plays for the Northern Storm in the Women’s Super League.

Getting to know Ashleigh. . .

Q: At what age did you begin to play lacrosse?
A: 7 Years Old
Q: What’s your proudest Lacrosse moment?
A:  Representing England at the World Championships in 2013. I was playing the sport I love, with a team I loved, in front of the people I love. It doesn’t get better than that!
Q: What are you most looking forward to at RWLC17?
A: I love playing against the Americans. It’s always fun going into a game as an underdog and I’m really looking forward to proving to the world what kind of team we are. There’s no better time to do that then against team USA.
Q: Do you have any pre-game rituals/superstitions?
A: Nope – I believe you make your own luck
Q: What’s your “Weapon of Choice” favourite lacrosse stick?
A:  STX Crux i
Q: What is your favourite quote?
A:  ‘A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever.’ – Mary Lou Retton  ‘It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up’ – Vince Lombardi
Q: What is your favourite food (s)?
A:  Sushi and Maryland crabs
Q: What is your favourite music/band (s)?
A: I love country music and a good power ballad
Q: Who is your favourite sports hero (s)?
A: Mia Hamm
Q: What is your favourite TV show (s)?
A: I’m addicted to Scandal at the moment but can easily get hooked on any mystery of drama

Interesting fact…I was a cheerleader in High School and compete my dog Bluebell into agility competitions – next up Crufts!