Mount Pleasant Recreation Department lacrosse spotlight, April 10

  • Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Jack Patterson PHOTO PROVIDED

Each week, the Moultrie News and Mount Pleasant Recreation Department will feature one local lacrosse athlete. Jack Patterson, 11, plays midfield for the U11 Lowcountry Hurricanes.


Question: Who is your favorite lacrosse player or team?

Answer: This is my first year playing lacrosse, so being new, I don't know any professional lacrosse teams, but my coach Ryan Grueninger played lacrosse in high school and college and is very good. So, I'd say him.

Q: If you could visit any city or country, where would you go?

A: I would visit Italy, mainly because it has lots of historic landmarks and attractions that I would like to visit and see in person like the Roman Coliseum and The Pantheon. And, I love Italian food, especially lasagna.

Q: What is the best moment in your athletic career?

A: I'm not sure, but whatever it is, I hope it hasn't happened yet.

Q: What is your favorite Mount Pleasant restaurant?

A: Either Grimaldi's for the pizza or Carrabba's for spaghetti.

Q: If you could be anyone for a day, who would you be?

A: I would be Tajh Boyd, because I think it would be cool to see what it's like to be the star quarterback of the Clemson Tigers.

Q: What is the best advice you have gotten from a coach?

A: “Effort counts.”

Q: What do you look forward to the most about being an adult?

A: Mostly I look forward to making my own decisions, and not being told what to do.

Q: What do you think is the most difficult and most fun position to play in lacrosse?

A: That's easy: midfield. It's hard because you're running non-stop the whole time you're in, but it's fun because you get to play both offense and defense.

Q: What is your favorite movie and television show?

A: My favorite movie is “Holes,” and my favorite TV show is “The Middle.”

Q: If you could have dinner with any three people, who would you choose?

A: Eli Manning, Will Ferrell and Brad Paisley.

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