Lauri Parson

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Season(s) Played with the Divas: 2016
Age: 33
Height: 5-8
Weight: 178
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
High School: Pikesville HS (MD)
College: Goucher College
Occupation: VA Hospital


Lauri Parson Q&A

Who is your biggest supporter?
My family and close friends.
Who is your female sports idol?
Ticha Penicheiro…her ambition led to her leaving her stamp on the WNBA as one of the greatest point guards in league history. She is one of the few athletes, male or female, who has allowed fans to watch her from her early years all the way to her golden years as an athlete.
Who is your favorite NFL player? Why?
Ray Lewis…I admire his hard work and dedication, on and off the field.
What is your favorite travel location?
What is your favorite book?
Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain.
How would you describe yourself in three words?
Competitive, motivated, passionate.
What are your lifetime aspirations?
To own and run a successful business.
What was the first sport you ever played?
What is your favorite sports memory?
Playing for the USA Women’s Maccabiah Team in the Summer 2005 Games in Israel.
Why do you want to play women’s football?
I love playing competitive sports. I have a basketball background, and I feel that football will be a great way to continue to stay in shape and learn a new sport!
What does it mean to you to be a D.C. Diva?
Hard work, dedication, and commitment to achieve greatness!