Under Armour All-America Underclass Q&A Series

PRLB Q&A Series:

Emily Baird – Highland Park (TX), 2020 Midfield. UA SOUTHWEST HIGHLIGHT

If you’re committed to a college or University which school is it? If not yet, Where do you see yourself going? 

Committed to Bucknell University

Awards and Accolades 

Athletic: MVP All Star at Stanford Camp, MVP All Star at UA150, Under Armour All American Highlight Division, Texas D1 2018 All district for lacrosse, MVP lacrosse at Syracuse Nike Cup Camp, C2C club spotlight camp chosen for MVP spotlight team Academic: National Honors Society, Spanish Honors Society, Math Honors Society, Social Studies Honors Society, Science Honors Society, Academic All Districts (Basketball)

Do you have any pets?

Yes, I have a dog

Favorite Movie?

Bohemian Rhapsody

Favorite Song Right Now?

“Saturday Sun” by Vance Joy

Favorite Quote

“Opportunities are us”

What Does it Mean for you to be selected to the team that’s representing the Region you’re from?

I am excited to be part of a team from the southwest that can compete against players from the east coast. It’s an honor to be part of this team and learn from and play with the best players in my region.

How would you describe the recruiting process?

It is hard work, but it is exciting. The anticipation is nerve-racking, but at the same time it gave me a goal.

Anywhere in the world you’d like to visit?

Greece

What kind of sticks do you play with?

STX 500 crux (10 degree shaft)

How did your High School season end? 

We lost in the semi-finals during districts

What do you want to major in?

Biomedical Engineering

What are your hobbies?

I like to draw and play music (guitar and piano)

What’s it like being a high school lacrosse player ?

For me it is a time to improve your skills both as an athlete and as a leader on/off the field. You also develop discipline and time management throughout the season. It is a great experience and fun to be part of a team throughout high school.

Anybody you would like to Thank? 

My parents have been my biggest supporters in everything I do. As well as my coaches and trainers who have helped me to develop my skills.

Catherine Evins – LoveJoy HS (TX) 2022 DEF/MID – SOUTHWEST COMMAND

Evins on the Left

If you’re committed to a college or University which school is it? If not yet, Where do you see yourself going? 

I see myself going to a good academic school, that also has good lacrosse, and is also somewhere warm.

Awards and Accolades 

Team North Texas

Do you have any pets?

I have one dog and two fish.

Favorite Movie?

Mean Girls

Favorite Song Right Now?

Ring of Fire

Favorite Quote

“There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you are meant to be” – The Beatles

What Does it Mean for you to be selected to the team that’s representing the Region you’re from?

It means to me that I get to represent my teammates back home and make them proud.How would you describe the recruiting process?Since I am an incoming sophomore, I haven’t really experienced it too much, but it is competitive and exciting.

Anywhere in the world you’d like to visit?

Barcelona

What kind of sticks do you play with?

10 Degree Crux

How did your High School season end? 

We began as a new program not known too well, but by the end of the season everyone knew who we were and were surprised.

What do you want to major in?

Biochemistry

What are your hobbies?

I enjoy running with my dog and shopping with my friends.

What’s it like being a high school lacrosse player ?

It gives you a chance to step up into a leadership role even as a freshman.

Anybody you would like to Thank? 

My parents and my high school and club coach.

Brynn Belmont – Flower Mound HS (TX) – 2022 Attack – SOUTHWEST COMMAND

If you’re committed to a college or University which school is it? If not yet, Where do you see yourself going? 

I would see myself at a school that is a great fit for me academically and athletically.

Awards and Accolades 

Rookie of the Year (2019), Varsity Starter (2019), Only freshman to start and play at the Varsity level, Selected for US Lacrosse Team North Texas (2019), Won city championships (2018), and Selected MVP of the Championship game (2018).

Do you have any pets?

Yes, a dog

Favorite Movie?

Pitch Perfect

Favorite Song Right Now?

Pure water – Mustard & Migos

Favorite Quote

“Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn’t work hard.”

What Does it Mean for you to be selected to the team that’s representing the Region you’re from?

To be an Under Armour All-American has been my dream ever since I started playing so, it means a lot to me to be able to represent my region because I worked really hard to make this team and to be able to make my region proud and more known for lacrosse. How would you describe the recruiting process?

Club Team 

214 Lacrosse

Anywhere in the world you’d like to visit?

Turks and Caicos

What kind of sticks do you play with?

STX Crux 600

How did your High School season end? 

We made it to state this year but unfortunately lost in the semi finals but, this was a big improvement for our team because we haven’t been to state in several years.

What do you want to major in?

Physical Therapy

What are your hobbies?

Playing volleyball and swimming.

What’s it like being a high school lacrosse player ?

It’s a lot of fun because it has high intensity, challenges, and it pushes me to be a better lacrosse player.

Anybody you would like to Thank? 

I would like to thank Stephanie Finley and all my coaches that have coached me because without them I wouldn’t of been the player I am today with out them. I would also like to thank my parents for always supporting!