Dutchwoman of the Week: Mallory Toolan ’20



Hometown: Tarrytown,NY

Major: Undeclared

Q: Can you briefly explain your experience playing lacrosse before coming to Union?

A: I started playing lacrosse when I was in fifth grade and just immediately started to love it. Obviously after a couple of years, it began to get more intense and I just never lost interest.

Q: Do you have a pre-game ritual?

A: I actually don’t have a pre-game ritual but before every game, the team just hangs out and blasts music to get ready.

Q: What are some of your favorite things about the lacrosse team?

A: One of my favorite things about the lacrosse team is its energy. Everyone is so outgoing and positive. It makes the environment so much fun to play in.

Q: What has been the highlight of your lacrosse career so far, whether it be at Union or in high school?

A: I don’t think I have a highlight at Union or in high school. Everything has just been pretty good so far.

Q: If you could play another sport at Union, what would it be and why?

A: I would play volleyball at Union because it just seems so intense all the time. I’ve never actually played but it seems like so much fun.

Q: What is your favorite thing to eat on campus?

A: My favorite thing to eat on campus is probably the sushi from the Ushi Bar.

Q: What is your favorite restaurant in the Schenectady area and why?

A: I don’t think I have a favorite restaurant. Honestly, I haven’t been too many of them but they all seem great.

Q: If your teammates gave you a superlative, what would it be?

A: If my teammates were to give me a superlative, it would probably be shortest on the team. Unfortunately, I’m pretty short while everyone else is pretty tall.


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