Player Bio: Emily Straus

Number: 21
Year: 09
Position: M
Hometown/School: Washington, D.C./National Cathedral
Height: 5-6

What sports did you play in High School? What honors did you earn?
Tennis in the fall, Track in the winter, and Lacrosse. Tennis: Captain, Played 1st and 2nd singles. Coaches award 4 years in a row, MVP senior year, all-league senior year, won ISL's senior year and went undefeated. Lacrosse: Captain, played all four years, elected to nationals on the Mid-Atlantic team sophomore and junior year.

What is your major/minor?
Double major in History and Government and Legal Studies

What extracurricular activities do you do at Bowdoin?
Worked on the Relay for Life committee for the Cancer Foundation.

What is your go-to pump up song?
"The Kiss" from Last of the Mohicans and "The Inches Speech" from Any Given Sunday.

Favorite meal at Bowdoin?
Chicken Parm.

Favorite class at Bowdoin?
The German Experience- The Rise of Nazi Germany from 1918 to 1945.

If you could meet anyone in the world who would it be?
Dead: Winston Churchill. Alive: Definitely Darrell Green (Redskins Cornerback)

What I like best about my team
My Teammates. They're some of my best friends and I wouldn't be able to meet them or have the relationship I do with them without Lacrosse.

Last summer I??
Interned for Atlantic Video- a production company that produces PTI and Around the Horn. And I worked at a surf shop and for a catering company on Nantucket Island.

Secret talent?
Name any score to a movie and I can play it on the violin