Sept. 11: Laurel Nicks, field hockey

Hornet of the Week Laurel Nicks. Photo of Laurel in uniform smiling.

Lynchburg field hockey's sophomore goalkeeper is off to a hot start this season, posting shutouts in each of the Hornets' three wins in 2018. That's enough for a Hornet of the Week honor. Let's meet Laurel Nicks:

Major: Chemistry

Career Aspirations: Physician assistant school

Chipotle or Moe's? Moe's

Apple or Android? Apple

Twitter or Instagram? Instagram

What is the last movie you watched? Mamma Mia 2

What is your spirit animal? A nice-hearted hyena or a cocker spaniel on a good day

If someone could follow you and narrate your life for a day, who would it be? Emma Strouse

Who do you most admire and why? Emma Strouse, because she is my soulmate and makes a mean latte.

Tell an embarrassing or funny story about yourself or your team. One time Coach Steele started dancing to Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas is You" in the locker room and dropped it down real low and couldn't get back up.

If you had a theme song, what would it be? Just Around the Riverbend from Pocahontas.

--LYN--