July 11, 2014
Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is junior men's lacrosse player Alex Daly.
NAME: Alex Daly
HOMETOWN: New Market, Md.
MAJOR: Systems Design & Management
DESCRIBE COACH ALBERICI: A coach with high-expectations who inspires us day-to-day.
FAVORITE ATHLETE: Dale Earnhardt Jr.
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Washington Redskins
BEST PART OF ARMY LACROSSE: The brotherhood and cohesion within the team is unparalleled.
FAVORITE STADIUM TO PLAY IN: Syracuse Carrier Dome
OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING: Navy
HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER: In the beginning I will be doing Cadet Leader Development Training. I will also be playing and coaching lacrosse during my leave.
TO RELAX, I: Fish or go to Truxton lacrosse center.
FAVORITE MEAL: Coach Mac’s Hot dog’s
FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Ocean City, Md.
MY IPOD HAS: A huge variety of music, with pretty much every genre imaginable. Currently I’ve been spinning some alternative country music/bluegrass songs.
FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY: Running the flag onto the field, Lambeau Leaping with Al DeStefano and Jimbo D’Aprile, and winning.
FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT: The relationships I’ve developed with everyone I’ve met here.
DESCRIBE ARMY LACROSSE: Family. There is no better word that illustrates what we are about.
ARMYS OFFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: John Glesener
ARMY’S DEFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: Sam Somers
WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPISE PEOPLE IN 2014: Reaves Klipstein
WHO IS STRONGEST PLAYER ON TEAM: A.J. Canara
WHO IS FASTEST PLAYER ON TEAM: John Glesener
WHO IS FUNNIEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Shea Mullins
WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKLEY TO BECOME A GENERAL: Will Mazzone, without a doubt.
WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY: Duke because they have a pretty solid program and the match-ups across the field would be fairly interesting.
I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER: 285 currently
2014 Getting to Know Archive