Charles Nailen/The Hoya Elena Elster

Sport: Field Hockey

Position: Center Midfield

Hometown: Wiesbaden, Germany

High School: The Lawrenceville School (Lawrenceville, NJ)

School/Year: COL `04

Major: Economics/Italian

High School Highlights: Won the German Championship twice with her high school team and once with her state team … Most Valuable Player … All-State (New Jersey)

Georgetown Highlights: 2000 – ECAC Player of the Week (twice) … Second Team Mid-Atlantic All American … co-MVP with junior goalkeeper Jessica Herring … led team in scoring and points … fourth in the nation in scoring

Favorite Athlete: Georgetown golfer Brian Lafferty

Favorite Team: 1999-2000 Walpole (Ma.) High School field hockey (team on which fellow Hoya sophomore forwards Leeanne Rizzo and Nora Mirando competed)

Favorite Candy: M&M’s

What do you feel is your greatest non-athletic achievement? Having the ability to go to school in the United States

If you could live one place, where would it be? Berlin, Germany

What is the farthest place you’ve ever traveled? Hawaii

Would you rather stay up late or wake up early? I would rather stay up late.

Do you speak a second language? What is it? Yes, English.

What is your worst fear? My worst fear would be losing a family member.

If you could be great at any sport other than field hockey, what would it be and why? Tennis because you can play it anywhere.

What do you feel is the biggest misconception other people have about field hockey players? Professors tend ot think that athletes do not try hard enough in school.

What is your favorite place and why? Home, because my parents and my little sister are there.

What is the biggest sacrifice you’ve ever had to make for a team/athletic event? The 48 hour rule!

Mac or PC? PC

Besides winning, what are your personal goals for field hockey? To have fun

-Interview conducted by John-Paul Hezel

In the Spolight Yulia Vtyurina (10/5) Nate Port (9/28) Sean Peterson (9/21)

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