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Key facts

Squad
Senior Female
Position
Defense
Club
Birmingham Lacrosse Club
Age
22

Sophie Whitehead

International Experience
Sophie represented England for the first time in 2011 at the U19 World Championship in Hannover, Germany. She then won a gold medal with Team England at the 2015 ELF European Championships in Nymburk, Czech Republic. Most recently Sophie was part of the Australia touring squad and played in the 2016 Fall Classic.

International Honours
– 2011 FIL U19 World Championship (Hannover, Germany)
– 2015 ELF European Championships (Nymburk, Czech Republic)

Club/School/College/County (Territorial) Experience
Sophie previously played in BUCS for the University of Birmingham. She attended Withington Girls School and plays club lacrosse for Birmingham. She has also represented North at both senior and junior levels.

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: 
USA, ready for the challenge.

Q: What’s your proudest Lacrosse moment?
A: Australia tour in 2016 – beating the Aussies on their home turf was great!

Q: Do you have any pre-game rituals/superstitions?
A: Hair in a plait and a bit of a boogie and I am ready to go!

Q: What’s your “Weapon of Choice” favourite lacrosse stick?
A: STX Crux-I

Q: What is your favourite quote?
A: No regrets.

Q: What is your favourite food (s)?
A: Beetroot!

Q: What is your favourite music/band (s)?
A: Anything I can dance to

Q: Who is your favourite sports hero (s)?
A: Roger Federer

Q: What is your favourite movie (s)?
A: Les Miserables and The Holiday

Q: What is your favourite TV show (s)?
A: Friends.

Interesting fact:  I once won a village bake off – watch out Mary Berry!