Hofstra Pulse Magazine

Hofstra’s Athletes Get Quizzed

By: Sam Scolarici

 

Hofstra athletes from all over the world share some of their favorite quotes, snacks from home, and more. From Australia to Canada, soccer to volleyball, they have contributed more to America than just their athletic abilities. Read more to find out what their favorite thing about America is.

 

 

Danny Elliott

 

 

Name: Danny Elliott

Class: Freshman

Country of Origin: England

Sport and Position: Soccer (forward)

 

 

 

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If you could be any animal, which one would you be and why?

A puffin as I could fly, walk and swim

What is your favorite snack from home (sweet or salty)?

Sweet popcorn

If you had to be remembered by one word, quote, or phrase, what would it be?

The black David Beckham

What is your favorite thing about America?

Big portions of food!

 

 

Emily Hulbert 2

 

Name: Emily Hulbert

Class: Freshman

Country of Origin: Australia

Sport and Position: Soccer (midfield)

 

 

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If you could be any animal, which one would you be and why?

A monkey so I could get up to no good and not get in trouble.

What is your favorite snack from home (sweet or salty)?

Cadbury’s Chocolate

Cheese and Vegemite Scrolls

If you had to be remembered by one word, quote, or phrase, what would it be?

Such is life

What is your favorite thing about America?

Panera Bread and extra-large everything!

 

 

 

Jon Fraser

 

 

Name: Jon James Fraser

Class: Freshman

Country of Origin: England

Sport and Position: Men’s soccer (Fullback)

 

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If you could be any animal, which one would you be and why?

Gorilla-Get to climb trees and eat bananas.

What is your favorite snack from home (sweet or salty)?

Nando’s-Portuguese Chicken

If you had to be remembered by one word, quote, or phrase, what would it be?

Treat people how you want to be treated

What is your favorite thing about America?

The people-Generous and Kind

 

 

 

 

Kelsie Wills

 

 

Name: Kelsie Wills

Class: Senior

Country of Origin: New Zealand

Sport and Position: Volleyball (outside hitter)

 

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If you could be any animal, which one would you be and why?

A gorilla because they are such bosses.

What is your favorite snack from home (sweet or salty)?

Feijoa Candy

Marmite on toast

If you had to be remembered by one word, quote, or phrase, what would it be?

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”

What is your favorite thing about America?

My girlfriends, plus all the great people I have met!

 

 

 

 

 

Leigh Maxwell-Smith

 

 

Name: Leigh Maxwell-Smith

Class: Junior

Country of Origin: Canada

Sport and Position: Field Hockey (defense)

 

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If you could be any animal, which one would you be and why?

A panda, because they live a simple life of sleeping and eating bamboo

What is your favorite snack from home (sweet or salty)?

Crunchie Bars. Sponge toffee that’s covered in milk chocolate.

If you had to be remembered by one word, quote, or phrase, what would it be?

“I go to seek a Great Perhaps.” –Francois Rabelais

What is your favorite thing about America?

My teammates.

 

 

 

 

Pablo Casado 1

Name: Pablo Casado

Class: Freshman

Country of Origin: Spain

Sport and Position: Soccer (forward)

 

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If you could be any animal, which one would you be and why?

A bear, because they eat during half of the year and the other half they spend it sleeping.

What is your favorite snack from home (sweet or salty)?

Chupa Chups

If you had to be remembered by one word, quote, or phrase, what would it be?

Work hard every day as if it was your last.

What is your favorite thing about America?

The way of living at college

 

 

 

Rhian Cleverly

 

 

Name: Rhian Cleverly

Class: Freshman

Country of Origin: Wales

Sport and Position: Soccer (defense)

 

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If you could be any animal, which one would you be and why?

A bird so I could fly home every so often to see my family.

What is your favorite snack from home (sweet or salty)?

Walkers Prawn Cocktail Crisps (they’re not called chips!)

If you had to be remembered by one word, quote, or phrase, what would it be?

“Your regrets aren’t what you did, but what you didn’t do…so take every opportunity.”

What is your favorite thing about America?

Either New York City of ABP’s Oatmeal!

 

 

 

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