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Player Name: Ronan West
Team & Grad Year: 2023 Select
High School/ Town Team: Larchmont Mamaroneck
What state do you live in? New York
Who is your Hero? Why? Larken Kemp. I constantly rewatch his highlight tape from Brown and his ability to become a serious threat on both ends of the field made it difficult for opposing teams to prevent him from making a mark on each and every game.
When did you first pick up a lacrosse stick? Kindergarten
How did you discover it?: My parents signed me up for a rec league.
What is the funniest thing that happened to you playing lacrosse? A kid on the opposing team was trash-talking my teammate, so my friend simply shoved him to the floor, and I found it hilarious for some reason.
What is your most treasured possession? Why? My stick, I couldn't go more than a day without it.
What is your favorite state to play in? New York
What is your favorite season to play? Why? Spring, the weather reaches a perfect balance, which is great for lacrosse.
What is your favorite sport to watch on TV? Basketball, the excitement and back-and-forth action combined with the ridiculously athletic plays make for a thrilling experience, especially in an intense game.
What is your favorite movie? Star Wars (The Original
What is your favorite part of playing lacrosse? Why? Takeaway checks, stick skills, and generating offense in transition; everybody wants to score goals while making the other team look silly in the process.
Who is your favorite lacrosse team to watch? Why? Loyola, they have defensemen with great stick skills and are fun to watch on offense because of Pat Spencer's incredible vision and playmaking ability, not to mention the other phenomenal players they have.
Does a straw have one hole or two? One
What is your favorite trick shot? Behind the back bar-down
What do want to be when you grow up? Entrepreneur
In your opinion, who is the best lacrosse player you know? Why? Rob pannell, his uncanny speed and finishing ability put together with his elite vision make him a nightmare to guard for even the world's best defensemen.
What is your favorite tournament? Why? Pumpkin Shootout, fun and local.
What is your favorite holiday? Christmas, it's a time to be together with family and enjoy each other's company, but also to give and receive presents.