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Meet the Women's Lacrosse Newcomers: Heather Higgins

August 24, 2017
By ODU Athletics

ODUSports.com will introduce the women's lacrosse newcomers, starting with Heather Higgins. A native of Pittsford, New York, Higgins is an attacker/midfielder.

Q: Why did you choose ODU?
HH: I chose ODU because I loved the campus, and it is in a good location. I also think it is a good fit for me both academically and athletically.

Q: What is your major?
HH: Nursing .

Q: What are your team and individual goals for the season?
HH: For the team to win A-SUN. Individual, to work really hard and try to win a spot on the field.

Q: What is something people don’t know about you?
HH: I have a birthmark in my eye.

Q: When did you start playing your lacrosse, and why?
HH: I started in first grade just because I was asked to come to a practice so I ended up trying it out and I loved it.

Q: Did you play other sports in high school?
HH: Soccer.

Q: What are you looking most forward to on game day?
HH: I think getting pumped up with teammates before the game is always fun.

Q: Who do you look up to and why?
HH: I look up to my aunt. She is the sweetest person in the world and would do anything for anyone to make them happy. She puts others before herself.

Q: Who from history would you like meet and dine with? Why?
HH: Ellen DeGeneres because she is so kind, funny and someone who you would want to surround yourself with.

Q: Name one movie that you saw this year, and would recommend to others?
HH: Baby Driver.

Q: If you were on a deserted island, and could only take three things with you, what would they be, and why?
HH: They would be water, my pillow, and my sister.

Q: Name the Emoji that describes you the most?
HH: The one that has a soft smile.

Q: If you could choose one place to visit, where would you go, and why?
HH: Kenya! Because I have always wanted to go to the elephant reserve there and adopt an elephant. Also, I want to go on a safari.

Q: What is in your pregame playlist?
HH: Rap and sing-along songs

Q: Would you ever go on reality TV? If so which show and why?
HH: Probably. I think my family needs its own show!

Q: What is your favorite holiday and why?
HH: I think Christmas because I love listening to Christmas songs and getting all festive.

Q: Favorite movie?
HH: Spy

Q: Favorite music artist?
HH: Future

Q: Favorite food?
HH: Mac and Cheese/ Caesar salad

Q: Favorite athlete?
HH: Mia Hamm

Q: Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
HH: I think I see myself as a nursing working in a hospital.

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