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Key facts

Squad
Senior Female
Position
Attack
Club
Cambridge Uni
Age
20

Sophie Morrill

International Experience
Sophie represented England for the first time at the 2015 Home Internationals in Edinburgh.

Club/School/College/County (Territorial) Experience
Sophie currently plays in BUCS for the University of Cambridge. She previously attended Lady Eleanor Holles School.

Getting to know Sophie. . . 

Q: At what age did you begin to play lacrosse?
A: 11

Q: What are you most looking for to at RWLC17?
A: 
The first game – all our training, hard work and effort over the last few years will culminate in that moment and Opening a home based world cup will be really special

Q: What’s your proudest Lacrosse moment?
A: I really enjoyed my experience at the European Championships but my favourite moment was scoring our last goal in the final against Wales!

Q: Do you have any pre-game rituals/superstitions?
A: I don’t have any superstitions as such but I like to listen to music to get me pumped up and make sure I’m in the zone.

Q: What’s your “Weapon of Choice” favourite lacrosse stick?
A: Brine Empress with a Brine DV8 shaft.

Q: What is your favourite quote?
A: It’s a toss up between “Fortune favours the brave” and “Stand fearless in the face of adversity”.

Q: What is your favourite food (s)?
A: Macaroni and cheese!

Q: What is your favourite music/band (s)?
A: I mostly like chart music like Avicii, Taylor Swift, Clean Bandit and of course Justin Bieber! But I also listen to people like Coldplay, Ben Howard and James Bay when I want to chill out.

Q: Who is your favourite sports hero (s)?
A: Serena Williams – she’s such a dominant force in women’s tennis. She’s been at the top of her game for so long and doesn’t show any signs of stopping. She also shows women that it’s ok to be strong and powerful and to be proud of their physique even if it doesn’t fit the conventional stereotype.

Q: What is your favourite movie (s)?
A: Gladiator, Coach Carter and the Lion King

Q: What is your favourite TV show (s)?
A: Games of Thrones, Arrow, Sons of Anarchy, Made in Chelsea and my guilty pleasure is Geordie Shore!