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Key facts

Squad
Senior Female
Position
Defense
Club
Loughborough Uni
Age
22

Emma Oakley

International Experience
Emma represented England for the first time at the 2015 European Championships Nymburk, Czech Republic. She has since gone on to represent Team England at the Home Internationals.

International Honours
– 2015 ELF European Championships (Nymburk, Czech Republic)

Club/School/College/County (Territorial) Experience
Emma attended Berkhamsted School and currently plays BUCS lacrosse for the University of Loughborough.

Getting to know Emma. . .

Q: At what age did you begin to play lacrosse?
A: 12 Years Old
Q: What’s your proudest Lacrosse moment?
A: Leading our Loughborough Lacrosse Team in the BUCs Championships Final in front of Princess Anne was pretty amazing… or another would have to be winning a European Gold Medal!
Q: What are you most looking forward to at RWLC17?
A: A world cup in England with a home crowd is something to really look forward to – but I think the games I am most looking forward to are the big games against US, Canada & Australia where we will have a strong English crowd to support and cheer us on.
Q: Do you have any pre-game rituals/superstitions?
A: I have to ensure every single wispy strand of hair is clipped away from my face before a game otherwise I (stupidly) think it may obstruct my vision at a pivotal point in the game!
Q: What’s your “Weapon of Choice” favourite lacrosse stick?
A: I am currently playing with the Brine Empress.
Q: What is your favourite quote?
A: “I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”
Q: What is your favourite food (s)?
A: Cant beat a home cooked roast dinner after a hard day of lacrosse!
Q: What is your favourite music/band (s)?
A:
Q: Who is your favourite sports hero (s)?
A: Jess Ennis-Hill one of my role models and is true ambassador for women in sport. I also admire Jonny Wilkinson as a sporting hero for his work ethic and commitment.
Q: What is your favourite movie (s)?
A: Harry Potter
Q: What is your favourite TV show (s)?
A: I think all Bear Grylls’ shows are great.